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Research Note Explores Issues Of Converting Conifers To Native Woodland
A new Research Note from the Forestry Commission explores the benefits and drawbacks of converting non-native planted woodlands to native woodlands, and evaluates woodland owners’ attitudes towards, and experiences of, conversion. - 23/09/2016
Celebrating The Centenary Of The Cyril Hart Arboretum
On Saturday 17th September the family and friends of Cyril Hart celebrated this most auspicious event joining together with Forestry Commission staff past and present, the Forest of Dean Verderers, past Deputy Surveyors, the Arboretum Volunteers and many others who have contributed to the arboretum in many different ways. - 21/09/2016
‘Check Your Chestnuts’, Owners Advised
The Forestry Commission is appealing to the owners and managers of sweet chestnut trees to step up their vigilance for sweet chestnut blight following the discovery of a tree with the disease in the summer of 2016. - 08/09/2016

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