Durham’s woodlands are a precious resource currently threatened by a number of tree diseases.  Durham Woodland Revival, a new HLF supported project currently under development, aims to help restore and extend this key asset in our landscape.  It is currently looking for County Durham based volunteers to help survey the county’s woodlands.  This is vital […]

Durham Woodland Revival

November 27, 2017

Northwoods are delighted to be part of a new Heritage Lottery Funded project in Co Durham – Durham Woodland Revival. We will be working with project partners Durham County Council, Woodland Trust and Forestry Commission England to support landowners with woodland management and woodland creation projects and to also put them in touch with local […]

Grown in Britain and RDI Associates are delighted to announce a new training course on the Grown in Britain Standard and its licences. The aim of the course is to provide potential applicants and auditors of the Grown in BritainStandard with an introduction to the Standard, its general requirements and the different categories of the […]

Our Forests, Our People

January 29, 2016

On 29th January 2016 Confor released a new short film providing an overview of the forestry and timber sector. This is part of a range of materials they have produced to explain the sector and its work to a wider audience. Our Forests, Our People offers an insight to the sector through the voices of the people […]

Northumberland College is holding a FREE event with guest speaker Dr. Charles Lane, Consultant Plant Pathologist at Fera. Charles is the Senior Plant Mycologist in the Plant Protection Programme at Fera. He has spent the past 20 years identifying fungal plant diseases both indigenous and alien to the UK. More information about the event and […]

Free, specialist support is now available to forestry businesses from the Forestry Commission England to help them access Rural Development Programme (RDPE) funding. Do you want to expand your forestry business? The Forestry Commission are running a series of local events – including application masterclasses, machinery demonstrations and pie and pint evenings – for forestry […]