Print page print this page

Wise about Woods



The Royal Forestry Society - Wise about Woods

Wise about Woods equips people with the knowledge and skills to bring woodland into management and to manage woodlands already under management effectively and sustainably. 

Wise about Woods creates and disseminates practical and applied learning on all aspects of woodland managmenet in a range of different ways to ensure it is accessible to all. Wise about Woods builds on the founding ethos of the RFS – information freely shared with like-minded people.  We facilitate information sharing through formal and informal training events, online resources and publications. 

Knowledge and learning currently available from the RFS are:

Wise About Woods Training Courses [for new woodland owners, and enthusiasts interested in learning more about woodland management and conservation]

Woodland meetings [organised by our 20 regional divisions]

Quarterly Journal of Forestry [including online archive and article search facility]

RFS Conferences 

RFS Whole Society Meeting 

RFS Overseas Study Tour [an international forestry study tour, taking place every second year]

Excellence in Forestry Awards [prestigious national awards for forestry practice, management and education]

Learning resources on a range of tree and woodland topics

Case studies and instructional videos (link to RFS You Tube)

RFS Forum