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NEWS

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...

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NEWS

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...

NEWS

10 April 2019

‘Think Global, Plant Local’ to tackle climate change

The UK Government has been urged to ‘Think Global, Plant Local’ to start tackling the damaging effects of climate change. Independent advisers have told the Government that planting trees and building with wood is a “simple, low-cost option” to remove large amounts of carbon from the atmosphere - a message also...

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...

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...