Press releases

All the latest press releases from Forestry Commission Scotland and the National Forest Estate. You can follow this feed with RSS or Atom, or on Twitter. We also publish news articles on our news blog.


Discover the Tastes and Tales from India

Cassiltoun Housing Association and Forestry Commission Scotland are inviting families and locals to join them outdoors from 11.30am to 2.30pm 9th October at Castlemilk Park’s Taste and Tales from India event.

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Lodge House activity hub ready for business

Forest Enterprise Scotland will this week (Wednesday 5th October 12pm) open a new activity hub that offers the ideal, get-away-from-it-all meeting space.

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Celebrating 20 years of volunteering

A small but dedicated community group of outdoor enthusiasts is celebrating 20 years of improving their local woodland.

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Embrace the Start of Autumn in Your Local Woodlands

Forest Enterprise Scotland is urging everyone to embrace the start of Autumn and experience the wonders of our woodlands.

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Felling operations to tackle tree disease

Forest Enterprise Scotland is advising members of the public that access to Mabie and Heathhall forests will be restricted when felling operations start over the next few months

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Interactive adventure teaches forest safety

‘Out of The Woods’ - a new interactive forest adventure - is helping Forestry Commission Scotland explain the risks to be aware of in the woods in an unusual way.

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New east Scotland findings of tree disease

Forestry Commission Scotland’s annual early summer tree health aerial surveys have detected new outbreaks of Phytophthora ramorum at 24 sites across Scotland.

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Forest barriers to stop overnight stays

Visitors to Dunottar Woods are being advised that height restriction barriers are being installed at the Glasslaw car park.

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Keep It Clean – help save Scotland’s forests

Forestry Commission Scotland is urging all forest workers and visitors to ‘Keep It Clean’ and help minimise the risk of tree diseases spreading to healthy forests.

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