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06 August 2019

Six forests of the UK feature on new Royal Mail special stamps

Royal Mail today revealed a set of six Special Stamps that capture beautiful and inspirational views of forests from across the four countries of the UK. Valued for their environmental benefits, such as cleaner air, flood prevention and providing habitats for wildlife, the UK's forests generate hundreds of...

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NEWS

01 August 2019

Forestry England approved as new apprenticeship employer-provider

Forestry England is now a DfE approved apprenticeship employer-provider, delivering the Level 2 Forest Operative Apprenticeship to prepare its own apprentices for a career in forestry. The move is helping the organisation develop its workforce by providing essential skills within an environment that promotes and prioritises excellent health and safety...

NEWS

01 August 2019

New chief executive for Forestry England

Forestry England, the country’s largest land manager and the arm of the Forestry Commission that manages the nation’s forests, has a new chief executive. Mike Seddon has almost 30 years of experience in forestry and forestry policy and begins his new role today, 1 August 2019. Mike said: “Forestry England manages one...

NEWS

25 July 2019

Help solve the problem of Scotland's wasted tree seeds

Meeting the challenges of growing more young trees from seed will significantly strengthen Scotland’s contribution to tackling the climate emergency. That’s the premise behind a new Scottish Government ‘Innovation Challenge’ offering research and development funding for ideas to improve the yield from Scotland’s existing seed stock. Forestry and Land Scotland has set...

NEWS

18 July 2019

Global Resource Initiative taskforce: greening the UK’s environmental footprint

A taskforce of leaders from business and environmental organisations meets for the first time to consider actions the UK can take to green its international supply chains and leave a lighter footprint on the global environment. Representatives from leading businesses and environmental groups come together on 18th July to consider how...