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    Well Managed Woodland Thrives
    17 January 2019

    Many tens of millions of pounds in timber, fuel, amenity value and ‘public goods’ could currently be locked up in the UK’s unmanaged woods and forests, suggests a new report from the Royal Forestry Society...more
    Teaching Trees Lr
    09 January 2019

    The Royal Forestry Society’s Teaching Trees programme, which brings primary schools together with local woods and woodland owners, has received the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom’s LOtC Quality Badge mark. The Quality Badge recognises...more
    St Catherines Oak Near Hereford
    02 January 2019

     A unique online archive charting the concerns of foresters in the UK throughout the First World War, leading to the creation of the Forestry Commission 100 years ago, has gone live here. Images:credit RFS This...more
    40 000 Grey Squirrel Control Handover Lr
    12 December 2018

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has donated more than £40,000 towards a £1.1m five-year project researching grey squirrel control – and now it has called for others in the countryside sector to do the same!...more
    Presentation Table 2018
    19 November 2018

    Expectations are running high as the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) brings the Excellence in Forestry (EIF) Awards to the most densely populated region of England in 2019, London and the South East.   "We urge...more
    Autumn Beech
    16 November 2018

    The Royal Forestry Society has given a cautious welcome to the government’s Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) publication of two linked reports this month – one on land use and one on biomass. Chief Executive...more
    Our Woodlands Are Changing Lr
    09 November 2018

    Climate change, Ash Dieback and damage by grey squirrels are driving UK woodland owners to diversify the species of trees they are planting. While some are reverting to familiar varieties such as Cherry and Wild...more
    Rowan Lr
    01 November 2018

      Simon Lloyd:" There's significant opportunity to increase economic value of forestry in Wales."  The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) says there is a significant opportunity to increase the economic value of forestry in Wales by bringing...more
    Undermanaged Woodland A Missed Resource
    30 October 2018

    The Government has missed a huge opportunity in its Autumn Budget to tap into a vast economic and environmental potential tied up in existing but under or unmanaged woodland. The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) applauds...more
    Dominic Forestryroots2018 Wn 240918
    24 September 2018

    Four young college and university leavers are starting their first paid jobs in forestry this month thanks to Forestry Roots - a unique partnership launched this year between the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) and the...more