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    110701
    01 July 2011

    Grey squirrel Date Issued: 01 July 2011   TOPICAL TOPIC - A tale of two squirrels: The red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is native to the British Isles. It once lived in all wooded areas, although its...more
    110630
    11 June 2011

    RFS Excellence in Forestry Award winners and runners up collect their awards at Madingley Hall, Cambridge Date Issued: 30 June 2011   A record-breaking entry into the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Excellence in Forestry Awards...more
    110602
    02 June 2011

    Cricket bat willow Date Issued: 02 June 2011   TOPICAL TOPIC - Cricket bat willow: The time-honoured game of cricket evolved in SE England in the Middle Ages. The first written rules appeared in 1744. During Britain's...more
    211113
    27 May 2011

    Date Issued: 27 May 2011   Forestry vandalism, conflicts between commercial forestry and stalking, growing oaks and adding value to home produce – just a few of the topics being covered by RFS woodland visits...more
    110506
    06 May 2011

    Forest scenery Date Issued: 06 May 2011   The RFS Certificate in Arboriculture (Cert Arb RFS), which has set the standard for craftsman-level arborists for more than 40 years, has been updated. The Certificate requires...more
    110502
    02 May 2011

    Rhododendron ponticum Date Issued: 02 May 2011   TOPICAL TOPIC - Rhododendron: People are often perplexed when landowners chop down or grub out rhododendron growing wild in woods and other habitats. Are they simply eco-vandals or...more
    110417
    17 April 2011

      Date Issued: 17 April 2011   Native bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) are currently carpeting British woodlands – a sure sign of spring and of good woodland management. You can find out why by playing the...more
    110416
    16 April 2011

    Quarterly Journal of Forestry April 2011, cover page Date Issued: 16 April 2011   Hot off the press in the Royal Forestry Society’s spring 2011 issue of the Quarterly Journal of Forestry (QJF), comes the...more
    211113
    31 March 2011

    Date Issued: 31 March 2011   TOPICAL TOPIC: Ancient woodland indicators (AWIs) are species that are usually more common in ancient woodland than in more recent sites. They are most commonly vascular plants, although they have...more
    110328
    28 March 2011

    RFS president, Anthony Bosanquet Date Issued: 28 March 2011   The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is urging Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman to encourage owners to bring neglected woodlands into active management and to provide further...more