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05 September 2019

Delivering the Forestry Strategy for Scotland

Rural Economy Secretary, Fergus Ewing, today (Thursday 5 Sept) announced the formation of a stakeholder reference group to advise on an implementation plan for Scotland’s Forestry Strategy. The group, consisting of a range of forestry interests, draws on expertise in the economic, environmental and social drivers and benefits identified in the...



28 August 2019

Experts predict an impressive year for autumn colour

Great news for autumn lovers, experts from Forestry England are predicting a fantastic autumn, with an impressive display of vibrant autumn colours that will start now and continue right through to mid-November. For spectacular autumn colour, trees need a healthy balance of sunlight and rain to produce sugars, which create the...


27 August 2019

Bumper seed crop underpins climate emergency effort

Rural Economy Secretary, Fergus Ewing, joined Forestry and Land Scotland staff to collect a valuable Scottish resource – tree seeds. In a bumper year for cones and tree seed, it is estimated that the available Sitka spruce seed for collection in FLS seed orchards could be valued in the region of...


16 August 2019

New Commercial Manager for Maelor Forest Nurseries

Maelor Forest Nurseries is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Hardy as their new Commercial Manager with effect from 1 September 2019.Chris joined the team as a Technical Trainee at Maelor in August 2011 after graduating from Lancaster University. He became Technical Manager in 2017 and is currently in...


06 August 2019

Scottish Government fund alleviates pressures from timber lorries

Increasing the levels of community, social and environmental benefit will be the main gain from £6.6 million of Scottish Government funding for projects that minimise the impact of timber lorries on Scotland’s rural road network. Some of the main regions to benefit are Argyll (£1.78 million), Perth and Kinross (£795,910), Highland...