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    15 July 2019

    A forest scientist, author and woodland owner of international renown, Professor Julian Evans, has been awarded the 2019 Sylva Trophy for outstanding contributions to forestry. Patrick Evelyn, left, presents the 2019 Sylva Trophy to Professor...more
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    12 July 2019

    Fourteen woodlands and woodland projects from across London, Southern and South East England wowed the judges in this year’s RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards which were presented at the York Club, Windsor Great Park on...more
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    05 July 2019

    New gates providing easier access for wheelchair and scooter users to the charms of a historic woodland that spans the Hertfordshire/Buckinghamshire borders have been officially opened. First through the gate! Charlotte Brown and husband Nick....more
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    27 June 2019

    Some of Britain’s most ancient yews previously said to be up to 5,000 years old may be about to have millennia lopped off their estimated ages. The Ankerwyke yew may be more Norman than Roman. Copyright...more
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    26 June 2019

    The James Cup has been awarded to Jonathan Spencer MBE for a series praised for making the complex science around climate change and woodland management accessible to all. RFS President Andrew Woods presents the James...more
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    19 June 2019

    An intensive eight-week course developed as part of an innovative partnership between the Forestry Commission, Plumpton College in Sussex and the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has been given official approval for those transitioning out of...more
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    14 June 2019

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has welcomed the Ash Dieback Strategy launched this month, bringing together the evidence and threats to ash from Ash Dieback (ADB) and the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) beetle and identifying...more
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    20 May 2019

    RFS Teaching Trees is proud to launch a free, six-week programme, the Junior Forester Award aimed at schools, home education and out of school groups. During sessions over the six weeks, participants complete practical tasks...more
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    13 May 2019

    Six RFS Randle Travel Bursaries have been awarded this year, covering forestry related  projects in Georgia USA, south west Norway, Uganda, France, Iceland and Costa Rica. Randle 2019 Travel Bursary recipients, from the top: Jacob,...more
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    18 April 2019

    Adam Pickles is all set to join the Royal Forestry Society on 29 April 2019 as our Future Foresters Officer with a brief to engage and enthuse people from all backgrounds to enter the forestry...more