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    Militarytransition Launch Wn 190619
    19 June 2019

    An intensive eight-week course developed as part of an innovative partnership between the Forestry Commission, Plumpton College in Sussex and the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has been given official approval for those transitioning out of...more
    John Gibbs By Wall
    14 June 2019

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has welcomed the Ash Dieback Strategy launched this month, bringing together the evidence and threats to ash from Ash Dieback (ADB) and the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) beetle and identifying...more
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    20 May 2019

    RFS Teaching Trees is proud to launch a free, six-week programme, the Junior Forester Award aimed at schools, home education and out of school groups. During sessions over the six weeks, participants complete practical tasks...more
    Stephen Forest Certification
    13 May 2019

    Six RFS Randle Travel Bursaries have been awarded this year, covering forestry related  projects in Georgia USA, south west Norway, Uganda, France, Iceland and Costa Rica. Randle 2019 Travel Bursary recipients, from the top: Jacob,...more
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    18 April 2019

    Adam Pickles is all set to join the Royal Forestry Society on 29 April 2019 as our Future Foresters Officer with a brief to engage and enthuse people from all backgrounds to enter the forestry...more
    Forestryroots19 Launch Wn 250319
    25 March 2019

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is once again able to offer four unique opportunities under our Forestry Roots scheme to launch young foresters in their careers in 2019 – thanks to the continuing support of...more
    Teachingtreesd Outdoorclassroom 2019 Wn 1103
    11 March 2019

    The RFS Teaching Trees team is gearing up to make Outdoor Classroom Day 2019 a truly memorable event for primary schools across the country. Contact your nearest RFS Teaching Trees Officer for details about Outdoor...more
    Skillsday2017 2018Lauch Crfsmoultoncollege
    04 March 2019

    Up to 300 forestry and arboriculture students, apprentices and ‘new starters’ are expected to come together in October for a unique Future Foresters Skills Day which will introduce them to some of the most advanced...more
    Dartington Hall
    18 February 2019

    A midsummer three-day symposium, Evolving the Forest, is all set to mark 100 years of modern forestry in the UK and look forward to the next hundred. It will do so through the voices of...more
    Future Foresters Chainsaw Skills Credit Rfs
    06 February 2019

    Nearly thirty forestry employers, associations and educational providers, including the RFS, have pledged to work together to attract the very best of young and new talent into the sector. The five-year Forestry Skills Plan aims...more