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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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    03 November 2014

    A graduate surveyor with Fisher German in Banbury has won this year's Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Morley Penistan Award as top student on the Forestry and Woodland Management module at the Royal Agricultural University in...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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    17 September 2014

    Three extraordinary foresters - two from Shropshire and one from Leeds -  have received awards from the Royal Forestry Society (RFS). Between them they have clocked up more than 140 years experience. In Shropshire, Willey Estate Forestry...more
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    09 September 2014

    As leaves begin to take on their autumn colours and trees prepare for winter, children are being inspired to care for local woodlands, thanks to the Royal Forestry Society's (RFS) unique Teaching Trees project. This...more
    RFS Truncator Award for Inspirational Forestry Teaching
    02 September 2014

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has teamed up with sawhorse specialists Truncator to turn the spotlight on to exceptional and innovative forestry teaching by offering a new award. Award winning sawhorse specialists Truncator joins forces with the...more
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    26 August 2014

    The RFS is supporting the UK National Tree Seed Bank Project  with the collection of silver birch (betula pendula) seed, and is urging members to get involved. RFS Development Director Simon Lloyd says: "The UK...more