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    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
    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
    Bws Graphic
    24 April 2020

    The British Woodlands Survey 2020 (BWS2020), which is supported by the Royal Forestry Society, has been launched and remains open until end June. In this new survey, researchers want to understand awareness, action and aspiration...more
    Hrjonathan Spencer Jamescup2020 Wn
    25 March 2020

    A series on Forest Resilience in British Forests, Woods & Plantations in the Quarterly Journal of Forestry should be “compulsory reading for anyone involved in deciding or advising on managing and creating forests for the...more
    Stick And Leaf Crop
    05 March 2020

    Where My Wellies Take Me competition entries have caused quite a splash with the six amazing winners announced today, World Book Day. The response to the competition held by the Royal Forestry Society to help...more
    Ccadaptation Simon At Leighton Wn 020919
    25 February 2020

    RFS Position Statement RFS Chief Executive Simon Lloyd: "Economic and environmental benefits from woodland are not mutually exclusive, they must be addressed in tandem." Recognising woodlands for locally targeted environmental outcomes could help bring many...more
    Forestry And Climatechange
    03 February 2020

      Growing not planting trees is the key to unlock climate change benefits climate change, warns the Royal Forestry Society (RFS). The charity fears planting millions of trees risks being a short-term indulgence if we don’t...more