Monthly Themes

Every month Tilhill Forestry will be bringing you a new theme focusing around the value that we bring to the forestry and harvesting industry.

We hope you find all our information useful and interesting.

 

NEWS

13 May 2019

Invasive Species Week

Invasive non-native species harm the environment and wildlife, are costly to the economy, and can even pose a risk to our health and way of life. During Invasive Species Week, organisations across the UK, Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man are working together to raise awareness and ask everyone to...

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

08 May 2019

Wildlife: Amphibians

What?Includes frogs, toads, newts of which there are six species in the UK. Amphibians can live for much of their adult life out of water but all British species return to water to breed. In Britain amphibians are in decline. Whilst all the reasons for this are not known, habitat...

NEWS

01 May 2019

Legal Protection for Beavers

In Scotland there is a large and expanding population of beavers in the Tay catchment since an unlicenced release in 2001. Sixteen beavers were then reintroduced into Knapdale under licence as part of a five year trial in 2009. Following a review of findings from this trial by Scottish Natural...

NEWS

17 April 2019

Guidance on Responsibilities for Environmental Protection in Forestry

Collaboration: Nicola Abbatt, Quality & Environment Manager Nicola Abbatt is Tilhill Forestry’s Quality & Environmental Manager. She is working in collaboration with members of the Forest Industry Environment Group in order to produce an industry level Guidance on Responsibilities for Environmental Protection in Forestry. The latest draft of this can be...

NEWS

09 April 2019

Sitka Spruced

Sitka Spruced is a collaboration of the University of Oxford, the University of Edinburgh (Roslin Institute) and Forest Research (an Agency of the Forestry Commission). It is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and a group of forest and wood processing industries. Tilhill Forestry’s parent company,...

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