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News, stories and reports from Forestry Commission Scotland and the National Forest Estate. You can follow this feed with RSS or Atom, or on Twitter. We also publish press releases.

Top spot for our Forest Craftsperson Apprentice

Meet Emma Staniforth, our award winning Forest Craftsperson Apprentice.

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Community Champions wanted

Our Voluntary Community Champion Programme is looking for new recruits to join its one year programme

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Forestry and Water Scotland

A new initiative aims to reduce diffuse pollution risk by improving forestry practice

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Napier’s timber technology research hub

Very recently, Edinburgh Napier University announced that it will be investing £3 million into a new research hub that will support the construction of sustainable housing in the UK.

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Tackling climate change with trees

Scotland's forests are a vital tool in the country's response to climate change. Forestry Commission Scotland is committed to ensuring our woodland realises its carbon-capturing potential.

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New Procurement Strategy

Stakeholders and members of the public are invited to comment on our draft Procurement Strategy.

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Modern forestry benefits the Nightjar

Modern forestry techniques are helping the Nightjar thrive.

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White-tailed eagles flourishing on the National Forest Estate

One of our biggest success stories – white-tailed eagles were extinct but are now living in Scotland after successful re-introduction.

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Calling all budding photographers

Budding photographers wanted to capture Scotland's autumn colours.

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