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14 December 2018

Biggest Ever Celebration of Scotland’s Finest Woods

A prize to celebrate 100 years since the 1919 Forestry Act is the highlight of the annual competition to find Scotland’s best and most inspiring woods. Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2019 will present the one-off 1919 Forestry Act Centenary Award in a year offering more prizes than ever before - including...



12 December 2018

Tilhill Forestry Contractor Wins FISA Safety Award

FISA has recently awarded two awards for safety. The Forest Industry Safety Award and the Steve Dresser Award. The latter being for an individual who has made a significant or noteworthy contribution to safety. Nominations were sought from the industry earlier this year FISA have announced the winners as follows: Steve Dresser...


11 December 2018

Nicola Sturgeon Supports Global Ambition to Restore Landscapes

First Minister commits to Bonn Challenge. A global ambition to restore landscapes and forests has been supported by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Bonn Challenge aims to regenerate 150 million hectares of deforested and degraded landscapes by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030. Bianca Jagger, an International Union for Conservation of Nature...


04 December 2018

Women encouraged to apply for hi-tech conservation opportunities

Women encouraged to apply for hi-tech conservation opportunities Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is getting behind a Scottish Government drive to attract more women into the technology and science sectors. The move, which offers four hi-tech and science based placements, is part of a national effort to address the gender imbalance in the workplace,...


02 December 2018

Forest Industry Strategy to Double Economic Growth to £2 Billion

Strategy aims to boost economic growth A new ambitious forest industries strategy published today aims to double the sector’s economic growth to £2 billion a year by 2030. Launched by the Scottish Forest and Timber Technologies Industry Leadership Group (ILG), the “Roots for Further Growth” strategy sets out a long-term vision for...