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Conifers for Colleges 2014
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Conifers for Colleges launch day at Northumberland College Kirkley Hall.  Our flagship educational and research project, Conifers for Colleges, brings together foresters of the future with specialist tree nurseries and industry experts.more

News

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24 November 2014

The RFS membership has identified grey squirrel damage as the greatest current threat to woodlands. Grey squirrels cause damage to young woodlands, mainly broadleaf, and primarily to trees aged 10-40 years through bark stripping and...more
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24 November 2014

Seventeen remarkable foresters from across England and Wales received Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Long Service Awards in 2014 after clocking up more than 690 years of experience between them. RFS President Sir Jack Whitaker says:...more
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14 November 2014

Our Hockeridge and Pancake Wood volunteers have gone into action for the first time, helping to cut back regeneration that had grown over rides. Overseen by the Chiltern Society, 16 volunteers tackled western hemlock, western red...more
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06 November 2014

Our unique Conifers for Colleges programme has gone live with a launch at Moulton College in Northamptonshire and praise from across the forestry sector. Conifers for Colleges recognises the risks that climate change, pests and...more
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