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21 May 2019

£10 Million Plan to Plant 130,000 Trees Across England's Towns & Cities

A new £10 million plan will see more than 130,000 trees planted across England’s towns and cities, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced today. Through the Urban Tree Challenge Fund, grants will be made available over the next two years to green urban areas and help meet the government’s target to plant...


North Highland District Manager Julian Hollingdale visited a site with the Conservator for Highlands & Islands, Scottish Forestry and commented: "One of our recent restock sites is suffering from frost damage. Frost damage looks dramatic but fortunately the damage is largely aesthetic, and these trees will recover."...


25 April 2019

Confor's #TheFutureIsForestry prize will be launched in June

Confor's expanded #TheFutureIsForestry prize will be launched in June - with an added competition for film-makers. The prize invites students and young professionals to create a short film or write an essay on the future of the industry - with £500 for the best essay and the best video. The subject for...


24 April 2019

The UK Loggers Competition

Tilhill Forestry are proud to have supported the UK Loggers (UKL) competition and training day hosted by Coleg Cambria Llysfasi. 11 students took part in the competition and were involved in challenges including tree felling, combined cuts, fitting a new chain, precision cuts and more. The event was well attended by current...


23 April 2019

New faces to advise forestry agencies in the future

Six new non-executive advisers have been appointed to strengthen the work of the new agencies, Scottish Forestry and Forestry and Land Scotland, which were established on 1st April this year. The advisers have been chosen for their specific experience and expertise in a range of corporate skills to add to the...


12 April 2019

Greening up Scottish coalfield sites will revitalise communities

A long-term project to breathe new life into former coal mining sites in the central belt of Scotland will see up to five million trees being planted, opening up new green places and revitalising communities. The transformation of the sites will be led by new Scottish Government agency Forestry and Land...