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  • TOPICAL TOPIC: Tree Aid - RFS Christmas appeal 2011
    08 December 2011
    TOPICAL TOPIC - Tree Aid: The Royal Forestry Society supports the charity Tree Aid – www.treeaid.org...

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  • “Outstanding” students receive awards
    25 November 2011
    A student from the Royal Agricultural College (RAC) in Cirencester and another from Herefordshire College of Technology’s Holme Lacy campus have received awards from Royal Forestry Society...

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  • Searching for the best in South West woodlands
    29 December 2011
    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is searching the South West of England to find the best managed woodlands and the most inspirational school projects that promote learning about trees.

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  • PDArb winner in the spotlight
    17 October 2011
    Mark Sharples, a self-employed consultant and tree surgeon from Corsham, Wiltshire, has won the Royal Forestry Society/Lockhart Garratt Excellence in Arboriculture award for being...

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  • New President for the Royal Forestry Society
    03 October 2011
    The new President of the Royal Forestry Society (RFS), Nicholas Halsey, will be a familiar face to many working in forestry and land management. Nicholas, whose family owns the Gaddesden...

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  • Peter Goodwin awarded RFS Gold Medal
    13 September 2011
    Peter Goodwin – one of the UK’s leading hardwood furniture makers, and a key figure in raising awareness of Acute Oak Decline (AOD) – has been presented with the Royal Forestry Society...

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  • TOPICAL TOPIC: Autumn colours
    30 September 2011
    TOPICAL TOPIC - Autumn colours: Autumn leaf colours show a wide range of colours from yellows, oranges, reds, crimsons and purples; these colour changes mark autumn or fall in temperate...

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  • RFS and Reader’s Digest link up with new tree resource
    07 October 2011
    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has partnered with Reader’s Digest to create a spectacular new on-line tree species reference library that brings together all aspects of trees and their...

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  • Awards for forestry students in Wales
    07 August 2011
    Three young foresters have been presented with awards by the Royal Forestry Society’s (RFS) North Wales Division for their ‘inspirational’ university and college work. Sam Brown, Jack...

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  • TOPICAL TOPIC - What's in a name
    01 August 2011
    TOPICAL TOPIC - What's in a name: Just how much people's lives revolved around woods, forests and their products in the past is revealed by the wealth of surnames reflecting the...

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