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    180314
    18 March 2014

    A woodsman whose prolific planting of trees on the Boughton Estate in Northamptonshire has earned him the nickname ‘Planter John’ has received an award from the Royal Forestry Society (RFS). Over the past 46 years,...more
    Woodshed Autumn Colours 15
    02 March 2014

    Twenty award-winning woodlands across the country and six schools have picked up the challenge to prove they are the very Best in England – and owners of new woodlands across the country are being urged...more
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    02 March 2014

      An article on the potential benefits of “Cord-Forming Fungi in British Woodlands” has won the prestigious James Cup, which is awarded each year for the best article in the RFS Quarterly Journal of Forestry (QJF). The...more
    050214
    05 February 2014

    Six colleges have joined the RFS Silky Fox Handsaw Awards for 2014 – promoting excellence among students. In total 30 colleges offering Level 2 & 3 courses with strong practical forestry, arboriculture or woodland management elements...more
    210114
    21 January 2014

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is calling on the Government and Forestry Commission England to put control of grey squirrels on a similar level of importance to that of tree diseases. It is pressing for...more
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    02 January 2014

    Our new-look Quarterly Journal of Forestry (QJF) is launched this month. It includes timber and woodland market reports; a study of cold-tolerant eucalypt species, and Growing Good Oak, an article from Bill Evans, winner of the latest...more
    021213
    02 December 2013

     The RFS has joined a partnership supporting SilviFuture – an online database promoting and sharing knowledge about novel timber tree species growing in real forestry conditions. It is also backing a UK-wide drive to ask woodland...more
    261113
    26 November 2013

    Innovations in timber engineering, processing and procurement are creating exciting opportunities for British-grown timber – and will be put under the spotlight at the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) NDG James Memorial conference on 1 May 2014....more
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    22 November 2013

    Acer Autumn is our stunning Autumn Colours competition winner. Congratulations to Ed Alderam from East Sussex who captured this magical layering of colours on a visit to Westonbirt Arboretum. The picture includes an Japanese Maple...more
    211113
    21 November 2013

    We are seeking our members’ views before feeding back on the Government’s CAP consultations over support for forestry and woodland activities. Our initial proposals are as follows. RFS members are invited to comment on the...more