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28 June 2016 | Finance,Forestry,News,Property News

Investing in small woodlands is a popular and potentially lucrative way to make – and save - money from land in Northern England and the Scottish Bord...

Investing in small woodlands a 'potentially lucrative' way to make money

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17 June 2016 | Forestry,Government,News,Property News

The Government has been called to address the barriers which prevent farmers and landowners from creating more woodland. The CLA, which represents ...

Calls for government to address barriers which prevent farmers from creating woodland

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18 May 2016 | Forestry,Government,News,Rural Life

New figures on woodland creation show that the Government will fail to deliver its manifesto commitment to plant 11 million trees between 2015 and 202...

Government failing to deliver pledge to plant 11 million trees unless it takes radical action now

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22 April 2016 | Forestry,News,Property News,Rural Life

UK scientists have identified the country’s first ash tree that shows tolerance to ash dieback, raising the possibility of using selective breeding to...

New hope for woodland owners battling devestating tree disease 'ash dieback'

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The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation and Google are working together to make high-resolution satellite data an everyday tool in managing the wor...

Google and UN to use high-resolution satellite data to manage world's resources

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14 April 2016 | Forestry,News

The leading forestry and timber trade body has published a discussion paper on the key issues the sector needs to consider ahead of the EU referendum ...

Would Brexit be good for forests?: 48% of sector would like to leave, according to poll

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18 March 2016 | Forestry,News,Rural Life

Environment Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod, has welcomed an increase in the use of woodfuel in Scotland as excellent news for small scale rural businesses...

Increase in use of woodfuel 'excellent news for small rural businesses'

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16 March 2016 | Forestry,News

The Scottish Government must plant more trees to secure the future of Scotland's £1 billion forestry and timber industry, according to the sector's le...

Scotland needs more trees to secure £1bn forestry and timber industry

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15 March 2016 | Finance,Forestry,News,Property News

The value of the UK forestry market has increased by more than 200% in the last five years, according to new research. Forestry remains a strong pe...

UK forestry investment market grows by 200%, research shows

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A study has shown that strategic planting of trees on floodplains, could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20 per cent. Th...

Targeted tree planting to combat flooding welcomed by landowners

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10 March 2016 | Arable,Forestry,News

Two new projects have received a share of £2M for research to help combat threats to trees and plants as part of the Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity...

£2m investment in plant science to help scientists tackle pests and diseases

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6 March 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Forestry,News

Green-fingered Scots are being urged to do the right thing when it comes to sourcing plants, with the publication of the first national plant health s...

Stronger roots: Launch of first Scottish Plant Health Strategy

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1 March 2016 | Finance,Forestry,News

Farmers and landowners who have seen trees affected by the disease Ash dieback have an opportunity to access government funding to help restore their ...

Farmers have chance to access government funding to restore diseased woodland

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29 February 2016 | Forestry,News,Property News

Landowners across Northern Ireland have the opportunity to put down roots in preparation for the potential impact of ash dieback. The offer of subs...

Landowners invited to tackle the impact of ash dieback

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21 February 2016 | Forestry,News,Rural Life

CLA has called on Ministers to end the delays to implementing new schemes within the planning system that would require developers to invest in replac...

'Time to make developers invest in wildlife and nature replacement schemes'

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18 February 2016 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Forestry,News,Rural Life

St John Ambulance is launching new first aid training across England, specially designed for the farming and forestry industry. The charity and lea...

New first aid courses for high risk farming and forestry workers

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The Minister will be at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea for the official start-of-term event of two European programmes, the Welsh Government Rural Com...

'European programmes to deliver millions for rural and coastal Wales'

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10 February 2016 | Forestry,News,Shows and Events

UB40’s three founding members will be making a triumphant return to Westonbirt Arboretum this summer as part of Forest Live, the annual concert series...

UB40 announce West Country woodland gig as part of Forest Live

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10 February 2016 | Forestry,Grassland,News,NFU,Property News

Without farmers delivering the scheme, Countryside Stewardship (CS) will not exist – that’s the message the NFU took directly to Farming Minister Geor...

'Without farmers delivering the scheme, Countryside Stewardship will not exist'

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8 February 2016 | Arable,Finance,Forestry,Grassland,News,Property News

Farmers should be aware of hedgerow and boundary grants of up to £5,000 from Natural England’s Countryside Stewardship scheme, says Alice Mesney of St...

Hedgerow and boundary grants of up to £5,000 available to farmers

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2 February 2016 | Arable,Forestry,Grassland,News,Products,Property News

Europe’s first ever satellite programme designed to continuously monitor our planet’s health is now helping to protect and improve the UK’s precious n...

Satellite data will transform environmental understanding and protection

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25 January 2016 | Forestry,News

The Woodland Trust is leading 47 cross-sector organisations from across the UK in a call to celebrate, and secure the future of, our trees and woodlan...

Over 40 organisations unite for a brighter future for trees, woods and people

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21 January 2016 | Forestry,Grassland,News,Property News

Nearly 20,000 hectares of natural habitat – the equivalent of almost 23,000 football pitches – has been created, restored or preserved across England ...

20,000 hectares of natural habitat have been restored thanks to £7.5m project

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New study using UK data is first to show that raising farm yields and allowing ‘spared’ land to be reclaimed for woodlands and wetlands could offset g...

Boosting farm yields to restore habitats could create greenhouse gas ‘sink’

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18 December 2015 | Finance,Forestry,News

The north of England based Roots to Prosperity forestry initiative has welcomed the announcement from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne that ...

Roots to Prosperity welcomes introduction of new woodland creation planning grant

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