The Royal Scottish Forestry Society

...for those who love the forests, woodlands and trees of Scotland

RSFS Annual Raffle 2015

Our Annual Raffle 2015

The Annual Raffle draw was held at the Council meeting held on 30 September. Chris Stark of Forestry Commission Scotland drew the winning tickets assisted by George Moore RSFS Administrator.

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British Woodlands Survey 2015

Please read the full details here and complete the survey; thank you.

Land Use Strategy Annual Stakeholder Event 2015

Land Use Strategy Annual Stakeholder Event 2015 – presentations and event report published


This year’s annual Land Use Strategy stakeholder event on 11 June attracted 110 stakeholders to hear about the recently concluded Regional Land Use Pilot Projects in Aberdeenshire and the Scottish Borders. The programme, speaker presentations and an event report can be found here Land Use Strategy Stakeholder Event 2015.



Scotland's Finest Woods Awards 2015

 Environment Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod, presented this year’s Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards (Friday 19 June) during a visit to the Royal Highland Show, Ingliston.

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What's in a Society?

A former Director's perspective

The Royal Scottish Forestry Society has been quietly getting on with the business of best practice since 1857. Quite a claim and no idle boast! The secret to this success lies in the membership which comprises a very broad representation from Scottish society. Indeed the list of past Presidents ranges from Dukes to Foresters; the all-inclusive point is that they were, like the present members, tree enthusiasts.

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