Print page print this page


    RFS/LG Award 2014
    13 October 2014

    Claire Nash, founder of St Albans-based The Tree Bureau consultancy, has been presented with the Royal Forestry Society/Lockhart Garratt Award after excelling in the Level 6 PDArb. John Lockhart presents Claire Nash with the RFS/Lockhart...more
    New Qualifications Seanduffphiltanner Apf0914 Wndsc 0006
    19 September 2014

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has launched two new qualifications to meet the skills needed by modern foresters. Phil Tanner, RFS Education Manager, worked with awarding body ABC to build the theory components of the...more
    Jonathon Lester Lsa 170914 Wn
    17 September 2014

    Three extraordinary foresters - two from Shropshire and one from Leeds -  have received awards from the Royal Forestry Society (RFS). Between them they have clocked up more than 140 years experience. In Shropshire, Willey Estate Forestry...more
    Counting Tree Rings Welbeckteaching Trees 2014 Rs
    09 September 2014

    As leaves begin to take on their autumn colours and trees prepare for winter, children are being inspired to care for local woodlands, thanks to the Royal Forestry Society's (RFS) unique Teaching Trees project. This...more
    RFS Truncator Award for Inspirational Forestry Teaching
    02 September 2014

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has teamed up with sawhorse specialists Truncator to turn the spotlight on to exceptional and innovative forestry teaching by offering a new award. Award winning sawhorse specialists Truncator joins forces with the...more
    Betulapendula (silver Birch )_c Millennium Seed Bank Project Kew _160814_WN
    26 August 2014

    The RFS is supporting the UK National Tree Seed Bank Project  with the collection of silver birch (betula pendula) seed, and is urging members to get involved. RFS Development Director Simon Lloyd says: "The UK...more
    Norman Hutchinson & Shaun Purkiss_LSA_150814_WN
    19 August 2014

    Three foresters from Yorkshire and one from North Wales are amongst the latest to be recognised by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) for their lifetime careers helping to develop well managed woodlands. In North Wales,...more
    Gethin Rowlands Silky Saw Cls 120814 Wn
    12 August 2014

    Five students from colleges in North Wales have won awards from the Royal Forestry Society's North Wales Division for their excellence during forestry and woodland management studies. RFS Education Manager Phil Tanner said: " Many...more
    04 August 2014

    The RFS Best of England Small Woodlands winner, Alvecote Wood near Tamworth, has become the first small woodland in Britain to be awarded the new Grown in Britain licence. Grown in Britain Chief Executive Dougal...more
    The Hon Mrs Shan Legge-Bourke &  David Parsons_welsh show _
    31 July 2014

    Llongyfarchiadau! Congratulations to all RFSmembers who won Woodlands Awards at the Royal Welsh Show. In addition to the 13 RFS members who collected gold, silver or bronze awards across wide-ranging woodland and forestry categories, Blaen...more