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.


Celebrating the Pumpkin Festival at Castlemilk Park

Cassiltoun Housing Association invites everyone to come and enjoy the Pumpkin festivities at Castlemilk Park.

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Economic boost for Argyll timber

A new floating pier is to be built on the shores of Ardcastle Forest in West Argyll which could unlock an estimated £10 million of the region’s growing timber supplies.

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Grampian Regional Forestry Forum seeks new chair

Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) is seeking to recruit a new chair and two members for its Grampian Regional Forestry Forum.

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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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