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The RFS welcomes blogs from members and experts in their field on all aspects of woodland management, forestry policy, forestry skills, timber uses and woodland education.

The author's opinions are their own and may not necessarily be shared by the RFS. If you have a topic you would like to submit as a blog please email:  

Our thanks to all who have shared their knowledge through blogs on a wide range of topics from  recognising deer damage and planting for diversity to the best classroom in the world and timber  in architecture. Please follow the links below

The most recent three blogs are:  



Sam Forestryroots2018 Wn 200818 125X148

“Transformative” – Sam’s Forestry Roots post 

June 2019

 Sam Ozaktanlar has landed a role as Assistant Ranger with the Heart of England Forest after his RFS Forestry Roots post gave him the experience he needed. Find out how here 



Katie Forestreyroots2018 Wn 200818

The Forestry Roots project was just the graduate opportunity that I was looking for!

April 2019

Katie Stevens took on the role of Forestry Assistant at Nicholsons Plants, Forestry and Landscape in 2018 when she became one of our first successful Forestry Roots candidates. Find out how much she has packed into her first six months here


Andy Moffat 180X202

Forest soil ecosystem services

April 2019

Following on from his blog last year on Six Things to Know about Forest Soils, Andy Moffat has picked up on the theme of forest soil ecosystem services. More here