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    Tree Strategy
    11 September 2020

      We have submitted our responses to the Defra English Tree Strategy (ETS) consultation on how to increase tree planting and tree and woodland management. The RFS sees this as an important opportunity to help shape...more
    Hockeridge Autumn Ceo
    02 September 2020

    The Royal Forestry Society is looking for a new high calibre Chief Executive as the forestry sector enters an exciting period of change and opportunity. The full-time post becomes available as current Chief Executive Simon...more
    Viking Bursary 2020 Award 1808
    18 August 2020

      The Royal Forestry Society 2020 Viking Bursary has been awarded to Katy Faulkner to support her PhD on the impacts of elevated CO2 and high rainfall on soil microbial community structure and function in...more
    Elms Response Eep9qxkxkaeklgg
    31 July 2020

    Following extensive consultation with forestry organsations, foresters and stakeholders, a joint response from the Institute of Chartered Foresters, Confor, the Royal Forestry Society and the Woodland Trust has been submitted in response to Environmental Land Management...more
    Randle Twitter
    06 July 2020

      Finland, Ecuador, Indonesia and New Zealand – all destinations this year’s successful Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Randle Travel Bursary recipients are hoping to visit to enhance their forestry knowledge.         Due...more
    7 Credit Forestry Commission
    22 June 2020

      Tree Strategy in England offers a unique opportunity to shape policies. Picture Credit: Forestry Commission The Tree Strategy consultation in England is a unique opportunity to shape policies which bring more woods into management, accelerate...more
    Richwright1
    16 June 2020

    Research has begun this summer to throw new light into a little understood condition in older oak trees – heart-rot. Richard Wright: "To be involved in this sort of pioneering fungal ecology is an aspect...more
    Ccadaptation Simon At Leighton Wn 020919
    11 June 2020

    New woodland creation is continuing to fall woefully short of government targets across the UK and a seismic shift will be required if government targets of 30,000 ha per year are to be met, says...more
    Woodland Creation Cover
    03 June 2020

      “There is widespread interest in woodland creation among land managers, but a prerequisite for most is a financial case that recognises the risk and uncertainty in taking an irreversible decision, the reduction in the...more
    Virus 1Green
    28 May 2020

    As a result of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and current Public Health advice, we have had to cancel the vast majority of our events programme in 2020. A few events are now able to go...more