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    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
    Launch Adaptationactionplan 240918 Cfce
    20 September 2018

    Actions to address significant gaps in forestry policy, research and practice are necessary to deal with the unprecedented pace and scale of environmental change, say forestry organisations launching a new action plan  today at APF,...more
    Silkfoxlr 2018 Wn 2908 Cles Starling
    29 August 2018

      From left:  Sion Ceurwyn Jones, Edward Ingham and Rhys Tam Jones. Picture: Les Starling  The RFS has announced 11 winners of the 2018 Silky Fox Handsaw Award for best Forestry, Arb or Countryside Management student...more
    Sylvatrophy2018 Awslprofjobradwell Crfsbrianmartin
    19 July 2018

    Professor Jo Bradwell, who is credited with transforming the research landscape for forestry in England in less than a decade, has been awarded the Sylva Trophy. Professor Jo Bradwell receives the Sylva Award with RFS...more
    Eif2018winnerssponsorsjudges Westonbirt Crfsbrianmartin
    17 July 2018

    Royal Forestry Society (RFS) awards have revealed a rich seam of excellence in woodlands and woodland learning projects across the West and South West of England, ranging from the Duchy of Cornwall woodland in Herefordshire...more
    Agroforestry Credit Stephen Briggs Lr 275X184
    12 June 2018

    The RFS is among organisations supporting seven recommendations contained in a new report launched today, Agroforestry in England: Benefits, Barriers & Opportunities. Agroforestry: a win-win for productivity, environmental protection and agricultural resilience. Picture: Stephen Briggs The...more