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NEWS

01 April 2019

Wood properties and uses of Scots Pine in Britain

A new research report highlighting the qualities of timber from Scots pine and promoting its greater use has been published by Forest Research (FR) and the Forestry Commission. Authored by FR’s Dr Paul McLean, who specialises in functional biomechanics of trees, biometrics and the growth of trees for forest products, the...

SOCIAL

Money Grows on Trees event with Soil Association Scotland Come and find out what trees can do for your farm business. This practical day includes a visit to an FSC® certified forest and Mosstodloch sawmill with a talk from our Certification & Assurance Manager Ewan McIntosh. https://buff.ly/2TM8agW...

NEWS

01 April 2019

Cereals 2019 Themes Announced

Cereals 2019, hosted by Comexposium & Prysm Group on 12-13 June 2019, will include content around several major themes that are of concern to the UK arable farming industry including Preparing for Change:  What can we do to safeguard UK farming?; Managing Innovation & Technology:  Insights from the cutting edge...

NEWS

31 March 2019

Glastir Woodland Restoration Fund is Opening

Glastir Woodland Restoration The 7th Glastir Woodland Restoration (GWR) Expression of Interest Window will open on 01 April 2019 and close at midnight on 10 May 2019.  Applicants will need to ensure capital works can be completed by 31 March 2021 and claimed by 30 April 2021.  The Glastir Woodland Restoration Scheme enables...

NEWS

29 March 2019

New guidance for foresters on protecting water quality

Protecting the water environment during forest operations is the focus of a new Forestry Commission Practice Guide. Providing advice to forest managers, planners, practitioners and supervisors on how forest operations should be planned and managed to protect the water environment, the guide will help ensure that they comply with the UK...

NEWS

29 March 2019

Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme Opening for Bids

Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme The Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme which provides financial support for new planting and restoration of woodland will be open to bids from 1st April 2019. The scheme was created to increase the area of new woodlands in Wales by offering financial assistance for new tree planting. David Edwards,...