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    Davebrackley Eif2017 Wn 241116
    01 December 2016

    The 2017 Excellence in Forestry Awards are now open for entries - providing an opportunity for woodland owners in Eastern England and the Midlands to showcase the value they bring to local economies and communities....more
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    23 November 2016

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has extended a warm welcome to The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy (QCC) which aims to create a global network of protected Commonwealth forests. At a Buckingham Palace reception hosted by Her...more
    Morleypenistan2016 Eloise 211116 Wn Dscf7594
    21 November 2016

    Exceptional students in England and Wales have been rewarded for their dedication thanks to Royal Forestry Society Divisions. Those presented with awards were: Eloise Balcombe, winner of the 2016 Morley Penistan Award, after being named top...more
    Danielelwynowen Silkysaw2016 171116 Ls
    17 November 2016

    Silky Fox Handsaw Awards have been presented by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) to 13 outstanding forestry students on practical forestry and arboriculture courses at 11 colleges in England and Wales. Across the board students...more
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    10 November 2016

    Interest in careers in forestry is running high among young people in Cumbria with more than 320 taking part in a week of events based at the Forestry Commission's Whinlatter Visitors Centre. The Royal Forestry...more
    Trees Please News Square
    07 November 2016

    The Royal Forestry Society is delighted to announce that Northumberland based TreesPlease is to join John Clegg and Co as sponsors of the Duke of Cornwall Award for Resilient Multipurpose Forestry 2017. Welcoming them, RFS Chief...more
    Sirharrystudholme Conf2016 03116 Ah
    03 November 2016

    The forestry sector must be prepared challenge conventional thinking if it is to make woodlands pay, a major conference heard. Forestry Commission Chairman, woodland owner and investment adviser Sir Harry Studholme and Keith Blacker of Edistone,...more
    Whinlatter Vc Lr
    03 October 2016

    Four organisations have joined forces to provide young people with free taster days of life as a forester in Cumbria this October Half Term. The Royal Forestry Society (RFS), Forestry Commission England, Newton Rigg College...more
    500Tcert Laurencecjames Hs 2809 Wn
    28 September 2016

    Northern Ireland's Laurence Christie has become the 500th person to receive the much respected RFS Cert Arb - a Level 2 qualification which has been setting the standard for arborists for more than 40 years. ...more
    Wayneissacson Lgrfs Trophy2016 210916 Wnaadscf3264a Lr
    21 September 2016

    A tree consultant on the Isle of Wight has been awarded the annual RFS /Lockhart Garratt award for excellence in what is widely considered the toughest qualification for arboriculture. Wayne Isaacson completed the ABC Level...more