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    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
    Well Managed Woodland Thrives
    17 January 2019

    Many tens of millions of pounds in timber, fuel, amenity value and ‘public goods’ could currently be locked up in the UK’s unmanaged woods and forests, suggests a new report from the Royal Forestry Society...more
    Teaching Trees Lr
    09 January 2019

    The Royal Forestry Society’s Teaching Trees programme, which brings primary schools together with local woods and woodland owners, has received the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom’s LOtC Quality Badge mark. The Quality Badge recognises...more
    St Catherines Oak Near Hereford
    02 January 2019

     A unique online archive charting the concerns of foresters in the UK throughout the First World War, leading to the creation of the Forestry Commission 100 years ago, has gone live here. Images:credit RFS This...more
    40 000 Grey Squirrel Control Handover Lr
    12 December 2018

    The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has donated more than £40,000 towards a £1.1m five-year project researching grey squirrel control – and now it has called for others in the countryside sector to do the same!...more
    Presentation Table 2018
    19 November 2018

    Expectations are running high as the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) brings the Excellence in Forestry (EIF) Awards to the most densely populated region of England in 2019, London and the South East.   "We urge...more
    Autumn Beech
    16 November 2018

    The Royal Forestry Society has given a cautious welcome to the government’s Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) publication of two linked reports this month – one on land use and one on biomass. Chief Executive...more
    Our Woodlands Are Changing Lr
    09 November 2018

    Climate change, Ash Dieback and damage by grey squirrels are driving UK woodland owners to diversify the species of trees they are planting. While some are reverting to familiar varieties such as Cherry and Wild...more