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Managing forests for wildcats

Find out how wildcats and forestry live together in Clashindarroch Forest.

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FCS delivers on the Mackinnon recommendations

Find out the highlights from FCS's work to improve the tree planting process.

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New workshops for woodland creation grants

Looking to get your woodland creation grant application right first time? Sign up to our workshops in March.

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The Forest, episode 5.

Community Projects Manager, Lyndy Renwick, shares her experiences of filming The Forest

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The Forest, episode 3

Our Environment Forester, Gareth Ventress, shares his highlights from BBC One Scotland’s documentary, The Forest.

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The Forest

Galloway Forest Park is staring in a new BBC One Scotland documentary series tonight, BBC One at 19.30 hours.

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Broughton farm walk success

Farm walk encourages landowners to diversify sheep farms to include woodlands for many benefits.

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Review of forestry planting approval procedures November 2017

An update on our work to reduce the complexity and cost of the tree planting process.

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New Forestry and Water guidance

New guidance for forestry activities in source water catchments.

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