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13 June 2019

Tree planting targets “smashed” say Ewing

New figures published today reveal that Scotland’s national tree planting targets have been surpassed, making a critical contribution to the global climate emergency. 11,200 hectares of new planting has been undertaken in Scotland last year, comfortably beating the current 10,000 ha annual target. Last year, 7,100 ha of new trees were...

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NEWS

28 May 2019

Views wanted on forestry agency corporate plan

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is seeking views on looking after Scotland’s national forests and land, for the benefit of all, now and for the future. A public consultation has started on a Draft Corporate Plan for the new Scottish Government agency, which was established on 1st April this year. The plan...

NEWS

23 May 2019

Atlantic Woodland Alliance launched to save Scotland’s rainforest

Some of Scotland’s largest nature conservation organisations are coming together in a bid to save the country’s dwindling rainforests - found on the west coast from Wester Ross down to Argyll. Members of the Atlantic Woodland Alliance gathered at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh on Monday for the launch of a State...

NEWS

23 May 2019

Urban Tree Challenge Fund Now Open

Funding is now available to support the planting of 130,000 trees in England’s towns and cities. Today the Forestry Commission launches the Urban Tree Challenge Fund, with grants available over the next two years to green urban areas and help meet the government’s target to plant one million urban trees by...

NEWS

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...