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Pine Martens thriving in Galloway

We had a unique opportunity to film a pine marten's den.

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Review of forestry planting approval procedures June 2017

We share our key achievements this month to help reduce the complexity of woodland creation applications.

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Dog owners should visit local woodlands and green space to boost health

Dog owners and dog encouraged to walk in woods around towns and cities to boost health.

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Forestry: Adding Value

Event with the Soil Association helped landowners find out how they can get the best out of their woodlands.

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Open days highlight careers available in Scotland's forests

Two open days in Culloden Wood highlight range of careers and activities available in Scotland's forests.

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Review of forestry planting approval procedures

We are aiming to reduce the complexity and cost of woodland creation applications to help increase woodland creation.

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Borders pet rescue tree planting day

Over 1,300 trees were planted by Borders Pet Rescue in Selkirk.

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Civil Engineering Foundation Apprentices make a valuable contribution to Culloden Woods

Civil engineering apprentices helped with a hands-on bridge improvement project in Culloden Woods.

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Top spot for our Forest Craftsperson Apprentice

Meet Emma Staniforth, our award winning Forest Craftsperson Apprentice.

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