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    03 April 2017

    Ted Green MBE, one of the country’s leading authorities on Ancient Trees, woodland fungi, forest soils and associated micro-organisms, has received the Royal Forestry Society's (RFS) Gold Medal for Distinguished Services to Forestry from RFS President Sophie...more
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    27 March 2017

    Today sees the launch of 10 guiding principles for the future of trees, woods and people, drawn from more than 50,000 stories submitted by members of the public. The principles reveal the role of trees...more
    Rfs Chief Executive Simon Lloyd Lr
    21 March 2017

    The Forestry in England Inquiry: Seeing the Wood for the Trees report supports the forestry sector’s call for a radical rethink on woodland creation and forestry in a post Brexit era, says the Royal Forestry...more
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    17 March 2017

    Argentina, Brazil, New Zealand and Slovenia are the destinations for this year's successful and intrepid RFS Randle Travel Bursary award winners as they look to extend their knowledge on a range of diverse forestry topics....more
    Rfs Chief Executive Simon Lloyd
    09 March 2017

    An oral contraceptive for grey squirrels could be the only chance future generations of people will have to enjoy the benefits of fully mature English oaks and other broadleaved trees in our UK towns and...more
    Figure 3A Western Red Cedar Logs Cornwall Credit Scott Mcg Wilson Lr
    01 March 2017

    An article which concludes that western red cedar and coast redwood might find a "significantly increased" role in British forestry under predicted climate change has won the Royal Forestry Society's (RFS's) prestigious James Cup. The...more
    James Broom Lr
    20 February 2017

    The launch of the RFS Viking Bursary 2017 is a unique opportunity for a student in forestry or a closely related discipline to receive up to £2000 towards the costs of research into trees and...more
    Georgia Spooner 2 Profile Picture Lr
    14 February 2017

    The Royal Forestry Society's successful Teaching Trees project for primary schools has added Gloucestershire to the list of counties it now operates in. Teaching Trees offers schools two-hour sessions in local woods with a range...more
    Rfs Chief Executive Simon Lloyd Lr
    20 January 2017

    We need a different approach to grant funding if we are to be able to meet the Government target of 12 % woodland cover in England, RFS Chief Executive Simon Lloyd has told the Environment,...more
    Amy Jackson Head And Shoulders
    09 January 2017

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has strengthened its Board of Trustees with the arrival of three new trustees: David Gwillam, who has owned and operated Prees Heath Forest Nurseries since 1979 and brings a wealth of knowledge...more