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.


Road closure opens up Countesswells alternatives

Some visitors to Countesswells Woods near Aberdeen might need to go to other local woodlands from Monday 8 August to December - thanks to the closure of a main access road.

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Give your views on Deeside woods' future

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is inviting organisations and individuals to give their views on Deeside wood’s future.

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Aberdeenshire forest fun sessions

Are you looking for something different to keep the kids occupied during the summer holidays?

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Painting a picture of the past

Children from the Inverness Young Archaeologists Club recently visited the hill fort of Torr Dhuin (NH 348 069) near Fort Augustus - and produced their own artistic reconstructions of the fort for a ‘pop-up’ exhibition.

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Drop-in events explain next phase of A82 harvesting works

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is staging three “drop-in” events to publicise the next phase of its steep ground harvesting work, due to start in September.

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Tobermory Harbour Association looks to buy land, pier and buildings at Aros Park

Tobermory Harbour Association (THA) has applied to the National Forest Land Scheme (NFLS) to purchase 1.19 hectares of land at Aros Pier/waterfront.

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Dalavich Improvement Group Applies to NFLS for Land around Dalavich and Kilmun

Dalavich Improvement Group (DIG) has applied to the National Forest Land Scheme (NFLS) to purchase four areas of land around Dalavich and Kilmun.

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Forest Enterprise Scotland North Highlands team wins SFWA for innovation

Forest Enterprise Scotland’s team in North Highland has won a prestigious award for their innovative work to establish a new forest at Sibster.

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Will you complete the Cuningar Challenge this summer?

Forest Enterprise Scotland is inviting everyone to come and enjoy Cuningar Loop this summer and take part in the new Cuningar Challenge.

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