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02 January 2019
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced plans to create greater protections for trees in urban areas.
The proposals would ensure councils can’t cut down street trees without first consulting communities.
The measures reflect the important role trees in towns and cities play in improving our health and wellbeing, as well as providing...
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The property consists of a first thinning age conifer woodland and a woodland campsite business...
01 January 2019
Cities and towns are often affected by the urban heat island effect, whereby air temperatures are higher than those in surrounding rural environments. This Research Note describes the negative impact that elevated urban temperatures can have on human thermal comfort and health and how urban green infrastructure can help lessen...
14 December 2018
A prize to celebrate 100 years since the 1919 Forestry Act is the highlight of the annual competition to find Scotland’s best and most inspiring woods.
Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2019 will present the one-off 1919 Forestry Act Centenary Award in a year offering more prizes than ever before - including...
12 December 2018
FISA has recently awarded two awards for safety. The Forest Industry Safety Award and the Steve Dresser Award. The latter being for an individual who has made a significant or noteworthy contribution to safety.
Nominations were sought from the industry earlier this year FISA have announced the winners as follows:
11 December 2018
First Minister commits to Bonn Challenge.
A global ambition to restore landscapes and forests has been supported by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
The Bonn Challenge aims to regenerate 150 million hectares of deforested and degraded landscapes by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030.
Bianca Jagger, an International Union for Conservation of Nature...