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    RFS Truncator Award for Inspirational Forestry Teaching
    02 September 2014

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has teamed up with sawhorse specialists Truncator to turn the spotlight on to exceptional and innovative forestry teaching by offering a new award. Award winning sawhorse specialists Truncator joins forces with the...more
    Betulapendula (silver Birch )_c Millennium Seed Bank Project Kew _160814_WN
    26 August 2014

    The RFS is supporting the UK National Tree Seed Bank Project  with the collection of silver birch (betula pendula) seed, and is urging members to get involved. RFS Development Director Simon Lloyd says: "The UK...more
    Norman Hutchinson & Shaun Purkiss_LSA_150814_WN
    19 August 2014

    Three foresters from Yorkshire and one from North Wales are amongst the latest to be recognised by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) for their lifetime careers helping to develop well managed woodlands. In North Wales,...more
    Gethin Rowlands Silky Saw Cls 120814 Wn
    12 August 2014

    Five students from colleges in North Wales have won awards from the Royal Forestry Society's North Wales Division for their excellence during forestry and woodland management studies. RFS Education Manager Phil Tanner said: " Many...more
    04 August 2014

    The RFS Best of England Small Woodlands winner, Alvecote Wood near Tamworth, has become the first small woodland in Britain to be awarded the new Grown in Britain licence. Grown in Britain Chief Executive Dougal...more
    The Hon Mrs Shan Legge-Bourke &  David Parsons_welsh show _
    31 July 2014

    Llongyfarchiadau! Congratulations to all RFSmembers who won Woodlands Awards at the Royal Welsh Show. In addition to the 13 RFS members who collected gold, silver or bronze awards across wide-ranging woodland and forestry categories, Blaen...more
    21 July 2014

    Students at nearly 30 colleges in England, Wales and Scotland have been receiving RFS Silky Fox Handsaw Awards for excellence in practical woodland and tree management skills. RFS Education Manager Phil Tanner said: “We are...more
    11 July 2014

    Excellence and passion for forestry and woodland management were praised by some of the country’s leading experts, as the RFS Best of England Awards winners across five different categories gathered to receive their awards. Presenting...more
    10 July 2014

     Among the many magnificent books in the Royal Forestry Society's library sits a leather-bound, much treasured and annotated first edition of John Evelyn's seminal treatise Sylva, or A Discourse of Forest Trees. And now, 350 years after...more
    30 June 2014

    Two exceptional foresters who are true masters of their trade have been recognised by the Royal Forestry Society for their continuous work in woodlands over many decades. In Leicestershire, Brian Lewin, 79, has received an award after...more