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1 October 2016 | Forestry,Government,News

Brexit offers a new opportunity for landowners to provide more forestry by incentivising the sector for the environmental services delivered by trees,...

New opportunity for profitable forestry post-Brexit, says CLA

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7 September 2016 | Forestry,News,Rural Life

Northern Ireland's Agriculture Minister Michelle McIlveen has today announced a second application date of 12 September 2016 for the Forest Expansion ...

NI Agricultural Minister announces additional application date for Forest Expansion Scheme

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3 August 2016 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

Tree cover on agricultural land has increased across the globe, capturing nearly 0.75 Gigatonnes carbon dioxide every year. A new study titled Glob...

Trees on agricultural land 'have potential' to combat climate change

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21 July 2016 | Forestry,News

The Forestry Commission is asking people to join its tree health surveyors in keeping an eye out for an exotic pest. Oriental chestnut gall wasp (O...

Forestry Commission asks public to keep an eye out for an exotic pest

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20 July 2016 | Forestry,Grassland,News

Changes in air pollution and weather patterns have had marked effects on the UK’s terrestrial environment over the past 20 years. This is the main ...

UK summers getting wetter and soils less acidic, data finds

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18 July 2016 | Forestry,News,Property News

The United Nations has today emphasised an urgent need to promote 'more positive' interactions between agriculture and forestry to build 'sustainable ...

UN calls for better coordination between agriculture and forestry

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16 July 2016 | Forestry,News

Northern Ireland's Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced encouraging news for the forestry sector by ope...

Northern Ireland opens next phase of 'Forest Expansion Scheme' to the delight of the forestry sector

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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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