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06 March 2019

21st Century Lumberjills

A blog by Assistant Forest Manager, Hannah Richardson, South West Scotland. "As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 it is nice to remember the women of forestry’s past and use this as an opportunity to encourage more women to become a part of forestry’s future." With International Women’s Day taking place on...

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Follow the Forester is here! We followed Hugh Davies, South East England Forest Manager during a site visit and harvesting check. #FollowTheForester Watch the short video below:...

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27 February 2019

The Wide Reach of Forestry in Our Communities

Community blog by Forest Manager, Byron Braithwaite in Central Borders ‘You can’t please all of the people all of the time’ The Central Borders team have recently supported a number of high school careers events, and although there was interest in pursuing a Forestry based career, understanding of its wide ranging opportunities...

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22 January 2019

What Future for the Forests?

What Future for the Forests? by Southern England Forest Manager Alex MacKinnon A change in my work role has got me thinking about the past, present and future of forestry in this part of the country. I wonder, as a very traditional industry, are we threatened by modern times in all three...

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16 January 2019

Superwood CONFOR Conference November 2018

Superwood CONFOR Conference November 2018 by Forest Manager Andy Baker I was recently fortunate enough to attend a conference in Newcastle hosted by CONFOR promoting the use of timber products to help drive a low-carbon economy. Representatives from Ryder Architecture, Egger Forestry, the Woodland Trust and many more were in attendance,...

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07 January 2019

Teetering on the Edge

by Assistant Forest Manager Mike Page   For this episode of the blog I thought it might be useful to describe the various plates that I’m currently spinning and that are occupying the ‘work’ bit of my brain at the moment. On the other hand it might simply read as a stream-of-consciousness...

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