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08 July 2019

The BEAM Pavilion at Glastonbury

BSW Timber were very proud to be part of this year’s Glastonbury festival through their sponsorship of the BEAM installation in the Greenpeace Field. This year the Greenpeace Field at Glastonbury festival presented a 30m diameter woodland dome pavilion made from over 7000 locally sourced and unprocessed Sitka Spruce posts. BEAM...



01 July 2019

Horticulture industry urged to check for Oak Processionary Moth

Landscapers, nurseries, landowners and woodland managers are being urged to take action after the Plant Health Service intercepted a number of cases of Oak Processionary Moth caterpillars (OPM) on trees imported from the Netherlands.   Anyone who has planted larger oaks (defined below) imported from the continent should urgently check...


14 June 2019

Tilhill Forestry sponsors Confor’s #TheFutureisForestry Essay & Video Prize Competition

Forestry students and young professionals have been urged to shape the future of the profession - and the planet - by entering Confor’s essay and video prize 2019 sponsored by Tilhill Forestry, BSW Timber and Forestry Commission. The launch of #TheFutureIsForestry competition at Westminster was attended by students from the National...


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...


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...