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.


Play in the Dark Returns to Castlemilk Park

Forestry Commission Scotland, Inspiring Scotland and the Jeely Piece Club would like to invite everyone to their free Play in the Dark event on Thursday 10th November at Castlemilk Park.

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Evolve Sculpture Installed at Cuningar Loop

Cuningar Loop’s final piece of artwork, Evolve, was installed today representing the transformation of the site from derelict land to a vibrant community woodland.

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New Forest Ranger for Forest Enterprise Scotland

Forest Enterprise Scotland has appointed Alistair Whyte as the new East Beat Forester for Scottish Lowlands Forest District.

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Transforming landfill to community woodland in Glasgow

A major project to transform a landfill and recycling site into a community woodland in Glasgow received a £380,000 funding boost today.

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A82 Loch Ness - Primrose Bay felling to commence

The next stage of Forest Enterprise Scotland’s ongoing steep ground harvesting programme along the A82 is to begin at Primrose Bay (north of Alt Sigh) on 14 Nov.

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Explore the Red Squirrel Trail at Devilla

Forest Enterprise Scotland encourages everyone to visit Devilla woods this Autumn to explore the Red Squirrel Trail and spot Scotland’s native squirrel as they prepare for winter.

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Celebration Saturday at the Botanics

estry Commission Scotland (FCS) is encouraging locals to visit the Royal Botanic Gardens this Saturday to celebrate Hindu festival Diwali, Sikh festival Bandi Chhor Divas and Black History Month.

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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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