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Our Forests, Our People

January 29, 2016

On 29th January 2016 Confor released a new short film providing an overview of the forestry and timber sector. This is part of a range of materials they have produced to explain the sector and its work to a wider audience. Our Forests, Our People offers an insight to the sector through the voices of the people […]

The North Pennine Dales (NPD) LEADER programme is now open for applications. NPD LEADER programme has been awarded £2.133 million to fund projects from now to 2020. The programme aims to support strong and sustainable rural economic growth throughout the NPD area in ways which reflect the area’s local priorities, engage local people and businesses, […]

SIMWOOD Newsletter Issue 3

December 14, 2015

The third edition of the SIMWOOD project newsletter is now available. This issue focuses on two regions in-depth: Yorkshire and North East England and South Eastern Ireland SIMWOOD Newsletter Issue 3

Northumberland College is holding a FREE event with guest speaker Dr. Charles Lane, Consultant Plant Pathologist at Fera. Charles is the Senior Plant Mycologist in the Plant Protection Programme at Fera. He has spent the past 20 years identifying fungal plant diseases both indigenous and alien to the UK. More information about the event and […]

Free, specialist support is now available to forestry businesses from the Forestry Commission England to help them access Rural Development Programme (RDPE) funding. Do you want to expand your forestry business? The Forestry Commission are running a series of local events – including application masterclasses, machinery demonstrations and pie and pint evenings – for forestry […]

Forestry Commission England is holding an event on the 5th November 2015 to update agents and owners on current local tree health issues, communicating keys messages on climate change and the need for increased resilience in forests and woodlands as well as describing the help and support available for the Forestry Commission for private woodland […]