Forest Landscape Design Course

Forest Landscape Design Training Course Forestry Commission Scotland are to hold a Forest Landscape Design training course this coming Autumn. The course will explore the principles of such design and is open to anyone involved in forest and woodland management.  Nicholas Shepherd, Landscape and Culture Adviser with Forestry Commission Scotland, who will run the informal […]

Global Forest Watch System Launched

Global Forest Watch: Forest Monitoring System Launch Global Forest Watch, a system for near-real time forest monitoring has been launched worldwide. The World Resources Institute (WRI), Google and a group of more than 40 partners have launched the innovative system, which provides timely information about the world’s forests, and aims to reduce deforestation. The system uses […]

Reforesting Scotland Take Part in European StarTree Initiative

Reforesting Scotland Take Part in European StarTree Initiative Reforesting Scotland are taking part in StarTree, a European-wide initiative to develop innovative approaches to increase the marketability and profitability of non-wood forest products (NWFP) to enhance rural economies. NWFP are wide-ranging, and can include fruit, berries, foliage for decoration, bark, medicinal plants, logging by-products and chemical […]

What We Do

The Professional Body for Forestry and Arboriculture What is Forestry? Forestry is defined as the practice of all aspects of professional tree care, including forest and woodland management, arboriculture, urban forestry, environmental forestry and research, education and training in these fields. Forests, woodlands and urban trees must be sustainably managed to meet society’s increasing demands […]