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    020314
    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
    020114
    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
    221113
    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
    061113
    06 November 2013

    Looking to study trees, forestry or woodlands abroad? You have until 10 February 2014 to apply for a Randle Travel Bursary with the Royal Forestry Society (RFS). The bursary, available to all ages, is provided...more
    291013
    29 October 2013

    Five North Yorkshire schools are taking part in a new woodland education project based at Duncombe Park, Helmsley. The partnership between RFS Teaching Trees and Duncombe Park is giving school children in North Yorkshire the...more