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    01 August 2011

    Date Issued: 01 August 2011   TOPICAL TOPIC - What's in a name: Just how much people's lives revolved around woods, forests and their products in the past is revealed by the wealth of surnames reflecting...more
    27 July 2011

    Excellence in Forestry Schools Award winners: Chris Brunton (left), representing Pinewood School, and Nick Halsey, President Elect of the Royal Forestry Society, plant a tree to celebrate. Date Issued: 27 July 2011   Three schools...more
    26 July 2011

    John Lanham receives the RFS Long Service Award from Anthony Bosanquet, RFS president Date Issued: 26 July 2011   Foresters from two of Yorkshire’s best known estates have received Long Service Awards from the Royal...more
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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