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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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Water voles thriving in the Trossachs

Water Voles are thriving in restored wetlands on the National Forest Estate.

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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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Registration of the National Forest Estate

We are working to add all of the National Forest Estate to the Land Register.

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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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Modern Apprentice opportunity for budding foresters

We are looking for 8 new Modern Apprentices to begin a career in forestry.

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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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Skye community first to acquire land under the Community Asset Transfer Scheme

Skye community first to acquire land under the Community Asset Transfer Scheme.

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