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    21 July 2014

    Students at nearly 30 colleges in England, Wales and Scotland have been receiving RFS Silky Fox Handsaw Awards for excellence in practical woodland and tree management skills. RFS Education Manager Phil Tanner said: “We are...more
    11 July 2014

    Excellence and passion for forestry and woodland management were praised by some of the country’s leading experts, as the RFS Best of England Awards winners across five different categories gathered to receive their awards. Presenting...more
    10 July 2014

     Among the many magnificent books in the Royal Forestry Society's library sits a leather-bound, much treasured and annotated first edition of John Evelyn's seminal treatise Sylva, or A Discourse of Forest Trees. And now, 350 years after...more
    30 June 2014

    Two exceptional foresters who are true masters of their trade have been recognised by the Royal Forestry Society for their continuous work in woodlands over many decades. In Leicestershire, Brian Lewin, 79, has received an award after...more
    29 June 2014

    A call has gone out for all those who enjoy Hockeridge and Pancake Wood near Ashley Green, Buckinghamshire, to become more involved in its management. The owner, the Royal Forestry Society (RFS), has organised an...more
    26 June 2014

    Congratulations to all our Best of England Award and Sylva Cup award winners! We look forward to making the Awards for the forestry and woodlands categories at a ceremony on 9 July. Awards are being...more
    18 June 2014

    Coleg Gwent in Usk is the first college in Wales to take part in an innovative new venture being led by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) to keep coniferous trees on the map for the...more
    13 June 2014

    Three foresters – one from Sussex and two from Yorkshire – are among the latest to be recognised by the Royal Forestry Society for their long careers improving and maintaining woodlands. Long Service award for...more
    09 June 2014

    A remarkable forester who managed the Froyle Estate woodlands in Hampshire for nearly 60 years until his death aged 88 has been honoured by the RFS. Walter Start, who lived in Lower Froyle, Alton, had also...more
    06 June 2014

    The RFS is delighted to announce the winners of the Best of England Excellence in Forestry Awards, together with the first Woodlands for Climate Change Award. Judges in all categories were awed by the quality...more