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Elgan Pugh crowned STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® British Champion 2017

Elgan Pugh crowned STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® British Champion 2017

The picturesque surroundings of BBC Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace played host to an action-packed STIHL TIMBERSPORTS ® British Championship on Saturday 5th August, where Welsh local Elgan Pugh came, sawed and conquered to take home the top prize in a nail biting event. Now in it’s fifth year, the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS ® British Championship […]

New Forest organisations call on Government to support commoners, Verderers, farmers and landowners in ‘Green Brexit’

New Forest organisations call on Government to support commoners, Verderers, farmers and landowners in ‘Green Brexit’

New Forest organisations presented Defra Minister Lord Gardiner with a paper outlining how future agricultural schemes could protect the unique Forest environment. They have put the case for a locally managed and led support scheme to be put in place post 2020 to build on how commoners, Verderers and landowners already work together to protect […]

DM Hall’s rural specialist is appointed to manage Cashel, the ‘Forest for a Thousand Years’

DM Hall’s rural specialist is appointed to manage Cashel, the ‘Forest for a Thousand Years’

Baird Lumsden, the specialist rural department of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, has been given the responsibility of managing Cashel Forest, where 3000 acres of hillside are being transformed using sound forestry practice into native working Scottish woodland. The firm has been instructed to act as factors and manage the spectacular property for three years until […]

Volvo Penta signs deal with OEM Rottne to supply engines for forestry machines

Volvo Penta signs deal with OEM Rottne to supply engines for forestry machines

Volvo Penta has teamed up with Swedish OEM Rottne Industri AB to supply 8-liter engines for one of its forestry forwarder machines. The deal will see Volvo Penta extend its reach in the forestry industry and allow Rottne Industri to gain access to new markets through the Volvo Group’s dealerships. Forestry equipment manufacturer, Rottne Industri, […]

Asia Forestry Summit opens

Asia Forestry Summit opens

Key forestry experts from governments, the private sector and NGOs gathered today for the opening of the Asia Pacific Rainforest Summit 2016 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. Regional leaders reinforced the importance of working in partnership between governments, private sector, forest scientists and communities towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals outlined in the Paris […]

‘Don’t just make plans – open opportunities’

‘Don’t just make plans – open opportunities’

A call for strategic decisions and actions, not just strategies was at the heart of the high-level ThinkForest seminar on the bioeconomy, which was held in Helsinki on 7 June. The Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs, Olli Rehn, placed forests at the centre of a sustainable, flexible European bioeconomy, ‘the next economic wave’. ‘It’s a […]

New Vision for England’s urban forest

New Vision for England’s urban forest

England’s National Forestry Forum will be challenged to play their part in growing the importance, protection and size of England’s urban forest today following the publication of ‘Our Vision for a resilient urban forest’. Hosted by Defra and the Forestry Commission the forum is the chance for more than 60 forestry organisations and individuals to hear […]

Researchers find dissimilar forests are vital for delivery of ecosystem services

A team of ecologists from Royal Holloway, University of London has taken part in a large collaborative EU project to find out what the effects of forest tree species diversity are on ecosystem services. These services, which include timber production, carbon storage, and forest resistance to pests and diseases, are crucial to human well-being. One […]

Christmas tree growers mark festive season at Downing Street

Christmas tree growers mark festive season at Downing Street

Two award-winning Christmas Tree businesses last night played a very special role in the start of the festive season, at the Prime Minister’s official residence. Oxfordshire’s Tree Barn and Guildford’s Santa Fir took part in the lights ‘switch on’ at Downing Street, in recognition of their trees, and a wreath, being chosen to feature at […]

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