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 […]

Scottish Ash Rapid Response Survey Completed

Scottish Ash Rapid Response Survey Completed The Institute of Chartered Foresters can confirm that the rapid action Chalara survey carried out by Forestry Commission Scotland has now been completed. In the sample survey, which covered 80,000kmsq and lasted five days, 5 per cent of the sites investigated showed potential symptoms of the disease and will now […]

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 […]