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Conifers for Colleges 2014
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LAUNCH DAY! Our flagship educational and research project, Conifers for Colleges, brings together foresters of the future with specialist tree nurseries and industry experts.more


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20 October 2014

A widening and growing discussion on the damage that grey squirrels are causing to the UK's much loved broadleaf woodlands is warmly welcomed by the RFS. In an article in the Sunday Times on 19...more
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16 October 2014

The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) welcomes confirmation during Grown in Britain week of a Government aim to reduce burdens for landowners wanting to plant new woodlands and forests and of an increase of 7% in...more
RFS/LG Award 2014
13 October 2014

Claire Nash, founder of St Albans-based The Tree Bureau consultancy, has been presented with the Royal Forestry Society/Lockhart Garratt Award after excelling in the Level 6 PDArb. John Lockhart presents Claire Nash with the RFS/Lockhart...more
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19 September 2014

The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has launched two new qualifications to meet the skills needed by modern foresters. Phil Tanner, RFS Education Manager, worked with awarding body ABC to build the theory components of the...more
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November 2014

Learning with the RFS