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A group of experts gathered on 22 April in Geneva to discuss innovation in the forest-based sector and to showcase success stories. The forest sector is expected to play a leading role in the transition towards a green economy. The seminar was hosted by the Geneva-based UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section, in collaboration with InnovaWood.
Forestry Commission Scotland is seeking views on new draft guidance on tree planting on agricultural land from anyone with an interest in land use.
Anyone interested in how deer are managed on Scotland’s National Forest Estate (NFE) is being invited to share their views with Forestry Commission Scotland.
Scottish Strategic Timber Transport projects 2012
The Wood Awards - the UK’s premier award scheme recognising excellence in architecture and furniture in the world’s only naturally sustainable material - is now open for entries. The Wood Awards recognise, encourage and promote outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation in wood and with permission from the owner, anyone associated with an eligible building or furniture project not entered before and completed in the UK in the last two years, can enter.
The plans - for Chalara dieback of ash, Dothistroma needle blight on pines, and Ramorum on larch– are based on the best scientific advice and expert opinion available.
Ecobuild organisers UBM welcomed 45,000 industry professionals to London’s ExCeL over three days to explore the products, services and innovations from more than 1,000 exhibiting companies.
HMRC have been scrutinizing forestry businesses in the South of Scotland which could mean businesses have to change the way they operate.
The first logs have been processed at BSW Timber’s new Fort William site, marking the completion of the latest phase of the £37 million expansion at the state-of-the-art Lochaber mill.