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    30 September 2013

    Sir Jack Whitaker takes over as President of the Royal Forestry Society Date Issued: 30 September 2013   On 1 October 2013 the Royal Forestry Society welcomes into post a new President, Vice President and...more
    16 September 2013

    Anne Walker receives the RFS Press Heath Award from RFS Divisional Chairman David Gwillam Date Issued: 16 September 2013   A student from Harper Adams University, who is spending a year’s work experience at a...more
    16 September 2013

    Dr Richard Wilson, centre, receives the RFS/Lockhart Garratt Award after coming top in the Level 6 PDArb with (left) John Lockhart and (right) RFS Development Director Simon Lloyd Date Issued: 16 September 2013   A...more
    12 September 2013

    Andrew Hoppit, from the Forestry Commission’s Oak Processionary Moth Project, centre, and, to his right, Joan Webber, Forest Research’s Principal Pathologist and Head of Tree Health, lead an OPAL training event in the RFS Hockeridge...more
    23 August 2013

    Watch out for ticks this autumn Date Issued: 23 August 2013   The RFS is urging anyone bitten by a tick to be aware of symptoms which could indicate that they have picked up Lyme...more
    13 August 2013

    Edward Richards, a student at Reaseheath College, Cheshire, receives an RFS Silky Fox Handsaw Award Date Issued: 13 August 2013   The RFS Silky Fox Handsaws Awards are being presented to 24 exceptional students at...more
    30 July 2013

    Join RFS members on a guided walk through Longleat Date Issued: 30 July 2013   Come along to see the RFS at Confor Woodland Show, September 12–13 (stand A7), where an interactive database of  tree...more
    28 July 2013

    Dawnay foresters Ron Peacock, left, and David Milner celebrate Date Issued: 28 July 2013   A forester who can trace his family back three generations on the Castle Howard Estate, and two foresters who between...more
    22 July 2013

    Sweet chestnut © Forestry Commission Date Issued: 22 July 2013   The RFS has wholeheartedly welcomed the Government’s imminent import ban on sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) trees from areas affected by Sweet Chestnut Blight (Cryphonectria...more
    16 July 2013

    Photograph of John Stoddart-Scott (left) and RFS President Elect Jack Whitaker plant a tree for HM The Queen's Diamon Jubileeat the Great Yorkshire Show Date Issued: 16 July 2013   Yorkshire Agricultural Society John Stoddart-Scott,...more