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    Oliver And Billy Cropped
    25 November 2019

    Fourteen students from 10 colleges in England and Wales have been awarded RFS Silky Fox Handsaw Awards in 2019. Oliver Vincent and William Smith from Plumpton College, among 14 to receive RFs Silky Fox Handsaw...more
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    19 November 2019

    More than 260 years of great forestry have been celebrated with awards to seven very special foresters from five different locations across England and Wales during 2019. The awards recognise and thank those whose skill...more
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    12 November 2019

      Pictured: Home page Forestry Roots holders 2019-2020 with ALA Green Trustees Judy McAteer and Andrew Green. From top, left to right: Issac, Jack,Philippa, Rhys and Sam  Five young foresters have started their careers this...more
    Jonas Brandl Firstpatsywoodscholarship Wn
    06 November 2019

    Collaboration in the forestry sector launches opportunity for new graduate The drive for tree planting means the strategic importance of woodland and forest management becomes ever more critical. It is particularly exciting then that, with...more
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    30 October 2019

    Simon Lloyd: RFS calling for clarity on whether forestry would be included in Sustainable Land Management schemes There is disappointment that the Welsh Government’s latest consultation Sustainable farming and our land does not identify whether...more
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    07 October 2019

    The future is bright for the growing forestry sector – so heard more than 200 students from across the country at a unique Future Foresters Skills Day organised by the Royal Forestry Society and hosted...more
    Sir James Scott
    01 October 2019

    The RFS has a new President and a new Chair of the Board of Trustees who took office from 1 October.  Above: RFS President Sir James Scott Chair of the Board of Trustees Kitty Martin...more
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    06 September 2019

    There is now added urgency to adapting our woodlands to climate change – according to a report charting the progress of a five-year plan. There is added urgency to adapting our woodland to climate change....more
    Prof Nicola Spence And Group Crop Lr Hockeridge
    28 August 2019

       Chief Plant Health Officer Nicola Spence and RFS CE0 Simon Lloyd We were delighted to host Chief Plant Health Officer Professor Nicola Spence on a tour of our Hockeridge Wood near Berkhamsted to discuss climate adapted...more
    Ashdieback Canopydeclinelr Wn 220719
    22 July 2019

    As the impact of the devastating disease ash dieback on the UK treescape gathers pace, woodland owners and managers are sharing their experiences to help others manage that impact. A new resource by the Royal...more