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.


Search on for Scotland's Finest Farm Woodlands

THE finest farm woodlands in Scotland are being asked to step forward as part of a national awards programme.

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Green light for community woodland in Carron Valley

Forest Enterprise Scotland has approved plans under the Community Asset Transfer Scheme (CATS) to transfer land to create a new community woodland in the Caron Valley.

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New shoots for tree planting in Scotland

A year-long partnership project to improve the tree planting process in Scotland has set the foundations for a stronger forestry sector, said Rural Affairs Secretary Fergus Ewing today.

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The secrets of Derdriu’s fort uncovered

A fascinating glimpse into the construction – and destruction – of an Iron Age fort in Glen Nevis are the focus of a new publication from the Nevis Landscape Partnership.

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New forest road access onto A72 at Nether Horsburgh

Work is due to start next Monday (26th Feb) on a new forest road entrance on the A72 at Nether Horsburgh.

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Successful Branching Out project to launch in Dumfries and Galloway

An award-winning project, designed to improve the health and well-being of adults experiencing low mental wellbeing or mental health conditions, is to launch in Dumfries and Galloway for the first time in February.

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Cuningar Loop - series of events

A series of exciting outdoor creative events are taking place at Cuningar Loop throughout February and March for people across South Lanarkshire and Glasgow.

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Thinning works at Rannoch Woods

Rannoch Woods, Johnstone is to become a more inviting and welcoming space for visitors as Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) carry out tree felling works to help create a lighter, open space for the community.

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