Volunteers across northern England are processing new information which strongly suggests that the population of red squirrels in the region may finally be stabilising after over 140 years of decline. During spring 2013, 300 woodlands and gardens across northern England were surveyed, with results showing that red squirrels were found in 7% more sites and […]

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NEW Woodfuel Magazine Issue 1

September 4, 2013

Issue #1 of Woodfuel Magazine will be distributed during the first week of September, and you can sign up here to receive it FREE. The magazine aims to support and promote the woodfuel industry, whether you are a small scale log supplier, or a national supplier, installer, or consultant. Whether you are a forester, an […]

The popular meeting at Gilpin Bridge in April presented a considerable volume of information, but some members felt still unsure what to plant for the future. This event is the sequel. Thorp Perrow is simply a stunningly beautiful place, where you can see many different tree species: “Thorp Perrow Arboretum is one of the finest […]

Forestry apprenticeships

August 27, 2013

The Forestry Commission and others are putting additional funding into forestry apprenticeships at present.  This cash is limited and support is likely to reduce next year or earlier if other areas get their hands on it first.  Currently you and or the apprentice are likely to get the following: •         Free […]

DECC Press Notice: The heat is on for householders 12 July 2013 Householders could get paid hundreds of pounds a year for heat generated by solar thermal panels, biomass boilers and heat pumps, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker confirmed today. The tariff levels have been set at 7.3p/kWh for air source heat pumps; […]