Commission presses on with long term programme to protect A82
Efforts to make safe an unstable cliff face above the A82 near Invermoriston will require that the A82 remains closed this weekend, although access will be maintained for emergency vehicles.
Pupils stargaze the solar eclipse
Over 4,500 school pupils in and surrounding the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park area have been given special viewers to help them watch the total eclipse.
A new vision for Carron Valley
Forestry Commission Scotland is seeking views from local people on the future development of Carron Valley.
Thinning works to improve Lord Ancrum’s Wood
Forestry Commission Scotland is undertaking thinning works at Lord Ancrum’s Wood from 16 March 2015 until 15 May 2015.
More outdoor play for children in Central Scotland
More children across Central Scotland are set to benefit from additional opportunities for outdoor learning and natural play after Forestry Commission Scotland and children and young people’s charity PEEK, teamed up for joint training in Bishop Loch, Easterhouse.
£100,000 investment in Moray Monster Trails
Rural Affairs Secretary, Richard Lochhead today (Friday 20 February) visited Fochabers to announce a £100,000 investment in Moray Monster mountain bike trails.
Woodfuel: Benefits and Opportunities in the Commercial Sector
Businesses looking to reduce heating bills and save carbon – and generate income for doing so – are invited to come along to a free event at Queen Margaret University (Edinburgh) next month (24 March).
Call for Peebles Wood Market exhibitors
The Treefest Partnership is inviting all homegrown wood makers to get in touch if they want an opportunity to exhibit at this year’s popular Peebles Wood Market.
Ittingstone and Culdrain 'consultation update' meeting
Forestry Commission Scotland is to hold a consultation update day later this month (Wednesday 18 February) to outline its management plans for both Ittingstone, just outside Huntly and Culdrain near Gartly.
Clean Up your Dog Mess!
Forestry Commission Scotland staff are urging dog owners who visit Countesswells and Foggieton Forests to clean up after their dogs!
New entrants for Highland Starter Farm
The first Forestry Commission Scotland starter farm in the Highlands is to be run by Sandy and Kirsteen Douglas, a local family from Quoybrae in Caithness.
Guide for managing non-native forestry species
A guide for foresters on how to manage invasive and non-native forestry species has been published on the Forestry Commission Scotland website.
Views wanted on future of Dalbeattie Forest plan
Forestry Commission Scotland is looking for views on a 10 year Land Management Plan for Dalbeattie Forest and its surrounding woodlands.
New man at the helm
Forestry Commission Scotland’s Lochaber based team has a new man at the helm.
Litter louts slammed
Forestry Commission Scotland staff have slammed Aberdeenshire litter louts after clearing up a van load of rubbish at two local woodlands.
A82 - Loch Lochy windblow clearance
Road users are advised that traffic management will be in place at Loch Lochy next week (w/c 2 Feb) as Forestry Commission Scotland steps in to clear up some windblown trees adjacent to the A82.
Tyrebagger Forest – traffic management Tuesday 27 January
Forest visitors are reminded that traffic management will be in place on the B979 tomorrow (Tuesday 27 January) between 9.30 and 3.30.
Dalmally Community Company (DCC) makes NFLS bid for Loch Awe site
Dalmally Community Company (DCC) has applied to the National Forest Land Scheme (NFLS) to purchase approximately 0.7 hectares of land at Kinachreachan on the side of Loch Awe.
Turriff woodland access restricted
Delgaty Woods car park is to be closed between 26 Jan and Saturday 7 February, Forestry Commission Scotland has said.
Public warned off Tyrebagger tree felling work
Forestry Commission Scotland is advising all visitors to Tyrebagger forest that they should observe all safety signage in the forests.
Work to improve access to Dalbeattie Forest
Forestry Commission Scotland is to carry out work next month to improve access to the entrance of Dalbeattie Town Wood’s popular walking trails.
Glen Righ rock works return
Forestry Commission Scotland’s (FCS) geotechnical team will be returning to work in the Glen Righ for Monday 19th January.
Tyrebagger Wood closed for forestry works
Forestry Commission Scotland is advising members of the public that Tyrebagger Wood (5km west of Aberdeen on the A96) will be closed as from Tuesday 6 January until mid February to allow forestry operations to take place.