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Rfs Education Manager Ted Wilson Lr
18 July 2016

The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is launching an exciting new series of one-day training courses to support new and novice woodland owners and other enthusiasts who are looking to get to grips with the fundamentals...more
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13 July 2016

Two forestry students from the University of Cumbria’s National School of Forestry will share the first-ever RFS Viking Bursary totalling £2000 as they look to complete separate ground breaking research. James Broom, who is studying...more
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07 July 2016

Amongst many very excellent entries, our Excellence in Forestry Award winners  2016 were outstanding, Royal Forestry Society President Sophie Churchill told all those gathered at Lotherton Hall near Leeds for the presentations. And, as a...more
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27 June 2016

The RFS Sylva Trophy 2016 for outstanding contribution to forestry has gone to Ian Jack, Lowther Estate's Forestry and Landuse Manager in Cumbria - a forester described as having an " infectious enthusiasm for forestry...more
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