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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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Management of the National Forest Estate reconfirmed as industry best practice

We are delighted to have passed the United Kingdom Woodland Assurance Standard with flying colours.

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The significance of deer on the NFE

We play a significant role in sustainable deer management on the National Forest Estate.

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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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Bumper acorn crop helps native woodlands

1.2million acorns have been collected in Galloway Forest Park as part of a project to expand and link native Ancient Oakwoods from the hill tops to the coast.

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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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