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    Andrewwoodshs Newpresident Wn 280927
    01 October 2017

    Andrew Woods has taken over as President of the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) this month as Sophie Churchill's term of office comes to an end. He thanked Sophie Churchill, OBE, for her two years of...more
    Wellmanagedwoodlands Fcindicators 2450817
    29 August 2017

    The lack of any increase in the amount of woodland in management in England, says the Royal Forestry Society (RFS), could threaten the health of our woodlands. The latest update of Forestry Commission England's Corporate...more
    Managed Mixed Woodland Welsh Report Wn030817
    03 August 2017

    The need to bring existing woodlands in Wales back into management must not be overlooked by an emphasis on new woodland creation, says the Royal Forestry Society (RFS). Existing woodlands are an important resource and...more
    Simonlloyd Govelet Wn 200717
    20 July 2017

    The Royal Forestry Society is among the UK’s leading farming and forestry organisations to have put their names to a letter to Secretary of State Michael Gove, highlighting the benefits of agroforestry, the practice of...more
    Sylvatrophy2017 Sally Goodwin Wn 140717
    15 July 2017

    The renown timber furniture manufacturer and one of the founders of Woodland Heritage, Peter Goodwin, has been posthumously awarded with the Sylva Trophy for his outstanding contribution to forestry by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS)....more
    Waw Instructor Jens Haufe Photo
    10 July 2017

    Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Wise About Woods Training Courses return in September with a new two-day course on Continuous Cover Forestry in the Uplands. Back by popular demand but in new locations are one-day courses...more
    John Mackay 2264 1988
    06 July 2017

    John Mackay, Wood Professor of Forest Science, will present Forest Genetics -  the Royal Forestry Society's inaugural NDG James Memorial Lecture - at Corpus Christie College, University of Oxford on Tuesday 24th October. NDG - Jimmy James...more
    Sophiechurchill Agroforestry2017 Conf 279 Wn
    26 June 2017

    250 farmers, foresters, landowners and researchers have come together to learn more about some of the UK’s leading agroforestry systems, at a dedicated conference exploring the benefits and practicalities of bringing more trees onto farmland,...more
    Rdi Skillslaunch Wn 210617
    21 June 2017

    The Royal Forestry Society on behalf of the Forestry Skills Forum has appointed RDI Associates Ltd to undertake a sector skills study that will help to identify the skills gaps and shortages, training provision and...more
    Rfs Chief Executive Simon Lloyd Lr
    16 June 2017

    Forestry Commission England's Corporate Plan Indicators 2017, published on 15 June 2017, contain particularly disappointing figures on efforts to bring more of England's woodlands into active management, says the Royal Forestry Society (RFS). Simon Lloyd:...more