Forestry Commission Announce Joint Action to Tackle Larch Disease

Forestry Commission Announce Joint Action to Tackle Larch Disease Forestry Commission Scotland is joining forces with the forestry sector to take action to tackle a significant increase in a tree disease that kills larch trees. Phytophthora ramorum on larch was first found in Dumfries & Galloway in 2010 but survey work carried out this spring […]

Urgent action to control spread of larch disease

Urgent action to control spread of larch disease The body that looks after the environment in Wales is taking urgent action after surveys showed that a disease which kills larch trees is spreading. The disease, caused by the fungus-like pathogen Phytophthora ramorum, was first discovered in Wales in the Afan Valley three years ago and […]

Countdown for Green Economy – ICF National Conference Update

ICF on Final Countdown to Green Economy Conference New Speakers Confirmed  The final programme for the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) National Conference, Woodlands and the Green Economy – Capitalising on Ecosystems Services, has now been confirmed with some exciting additions to the line up of over 20 of the UK environmental sector’s top professionals. […]

ICF Joins Call on Government to Prevent Forestry Commission Merger

ICF Joins Call on Government to Prevent Forestry Commission Merger In an open letter to Owen Paterson, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the ICF and other leading bodies concerned with the management of England’s woodlands have joined forces to call on the Government to keep Forestry Commission England as a distinct […]

New Welsh Natural Resources Body Becomes Operational

New Welsh Natural Resources Body Becomes Operational Mon 1 April 2013 Today Natural Resources Wales brings together the work of the Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, as well as some functions of Welsh Government. Its purpose is to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, enhanced […]

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