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03 October 2016

Four organisations have joined forces to provide young people with free taster days of life as a forester in Cumbria this October Half Term. The Royal Forestry Society (RFS), Forestry Commission England, Newton Rigg College...more
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28 September 2016

Northern Ireland's Laurence Christie has become the 500th person to receive the much respected RFS Cert Arb - a Level 2 qualification which has been setting the standard for arborists for more than 40 years. ...more
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21 September 2016

A tree consultant on the Isle of Wight has been awarded the annual RFS /Lockhart Garratt award for excellence in what is widely considered the toughest qualification for arboriculture. Wayne Isaacson completed the ABC Level...more
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08 September 2016

From the latest in woodland management and squirrel control to forestry careers, RFS staff and volunteers are looking forward to answering queries and concerns at our stand I 11 at APF from 15-17 September. Whether...more
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