Scotland’s Finest Woods Announced

Scotland’s Finest Woods Announced

The Royal Highland Show set the scene for the Scottish Finest Woods Awards prize-giving last Friday (20 June). Over £6,500 in prize money was distributed to the winning projects, which were awarded in three categories: Community Woodland, New Native Woods, Quality Timber, and Schools. Paul Wheelhouse MSP (left) presents the James Jones Trophy for New […]

ICF Member Takes on Big Role at Small Woods

ICF Member Takes on Big Role at Small Woods

ICF Member Takes on Big Role at Small Woods Small Woods, the national woodland charity based in the West Midlands, has announced a new CEO who will take up the post in May. Mike Bentley, a Professional member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Small Woods Association. […]

Booking Open for ICF National Conference – Programme Announced

Booking Open for ICF National Conference – Programme Announced

Early Birds and Corporate Clout for ICF National Conference The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) is pleased to announce it is now taking bookings for its 2013 National Conference in Glasgow on 1 and 2 May. The conference is open to all tree and environmental professionals, not just ICF members, and delegates can take advantage […]

ICF Welcomes Government’s Willingness to Embrace Independent Panel on Forestry’s Vision

ICF Welcomes Government’s Willingness to Embrace Independent Panel on Forestry’s Vision

 Defra have announced the Government’s formal response to the Independent Panel on Forestry’s report, published in July 2012. ICF Welcomes Government’s Willingness to Embrace Independent Panel on Forestry’s Vision  Commenting on the Government’s Forestry Policy Statement published by Defra on Thursday 31 January, Shireen Chambers FICFor, Executive Director of the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF), […]

Defra Announce Government’s Response to Independent Panel on Forestry Report

Defra Announce Government’s Response to Independent Panel on Forestry Report

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson today announced a new public body will be established to protect forests for future generations: Defra Announce Government’s Response to Independent Panel on Forestry’s Report This new, independent public body will hold in trust the nation’s publicly-owned forests and, alongside the continuing work of the Forestry Commission, this new body will […]

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards – Winners Announced

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards – Winners Announced

The winners of Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2012 have been announced at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh. The SFW Awards scheme rewards well-managed commercial, educational and social woodland projects which provide a range of benefits for our biodiversity, communities and economic well-being. Summarising this year’s event, SFW Director Peter Wilson said: “Scotland’s woods and […]

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