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    18 December 2015

    A report published today demonstrates that private land owners hold the balance of power in meeting the challenges of environmental change to the UK’s forests and woodlands. The Royal Forestry Society (RFS ) was one...more
    Rfs Truncator Award Image Credit Moulton College Web
    10 December 2015

    A Northamptonshire College committed to partnership working to achieve excellence in the teaching and learning of forestry and woodland management skills, has been named as the RFS Truncator Award winner of the Year. The award...more
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    09 December 2015

    2015 has been an extraordinary year of celebrations around the country as 23 of some of the UK's most experienced woodsmen and foresters have received Royal Forestry Society (RFS) awards for careers which have totalled...more
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    01 December 2015

    A new £2,000 Viking Bursary and up to four funded Studentships of £1,850 each are being launched by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) under its flagship Future Foresters programme for 2016. Both are open to...more
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    16 November 2015

    A Landscape Architect and Tree Officer with Carlisle City Council, Charles Bennett, has won this year's Royal Forestry Society/Lockhart Garratt Award after excelling in the Dip Arb Level 6 (ABC). Charles, who has been in his...more
    Simon Lloyd Expertvoices 181114 Wn
    09 November 2015

    The RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards are returning to the North of England for 2016 with updated categories reflecting contemporary challenges faced by woodlands large and small. There will also be a new Education and...more
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    02 November 2015

    The Royal Forestry Society has presented 21 Silky Fox Handsaw Awards to forestry and woodland management students at 11 colleges across England and Wales in 2015.  The awards are given to the best student or...more
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    19 October 2015

    Two Royal Forestry Society (RFS) woodlands have been awarded Grown in Britain Accreditation - independent recognition that they are managed in accordance with the UK Forestry Standard for sustainable woodland management in the UK. GIB...more
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    13 October 2015

    "The urgency that brings us together is the rapidity of environmental change, its unpredictability and its complexity, along with possibly related threats to the health of trees and woodlands." So said Royal Forestry Society (RFS)...more
    Simon Lloyd Expertvoices 181114 Wn
    01 October 2015

    9/10 woodland owners and other forestry professionals who responded to a national survey about environmental change in British woodlands say they had observed at least one form of impact in the past 10 years. The...more