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.


Queen’s View Visitor Centre shortlisted for award

The Queen's View Visitor Centre, near Pitlochry, has been shortlisted for its third award only one year after the completion of a one million pound refurbishment.

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Keep it Clean campaign launched to boost biosecurity

As part of the ongoing effort to keep our forests and trees healthy, Forestry Commission Scotland is urging land managers and the forestry sector to help promote good biosecurity practice to colleagues, contractors and the public.

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Green light for Leanachan masterplan

A ‘masterplan’ which outlines how the area around Leanachan Forest could be developed for tourism has been approved by The Highland Council’s Lochaber Area Committee.

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Comments invited on Glen Urquhart plan

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is inviting members of the public and interested stakeholders to comment on a revised land management plan for Glen Urquhart.

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A83 Tree felling work at Glen Croe

Forest Enterprise Scotland is to start harvesting work in Ardgarten Forest in Glen Croe, along the A83.

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Deer sculpture created by local community installed at Cuningar Loop

Rob Mulholland, Cuningar Loop artist in residence, has installed a community made deer sculpture with the help of local volunteers at Cuningar Loop.

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Scolty Woods path works diversions in place

A section of the popular walking trails at Scolty Woods near Banchory is to be closed until the end of September to allow Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) to carry out repair work.

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Fife sea eagle chick gets set to fly the nest

A white-tailed sea eagle chick that hatched in a Forest Enterprise Scotland wood in Fife has been tagged and ringed in advance of its first flight away from the nest.

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Young eagle flies the nest

The Mull Eagle Watch (MEW) partnership is celebrating the successful fledging of this year’s youngster from the nest.

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