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Robbie Moore to be present at Confor Conference

 November 20, 2023

Robbie Moore MP will appear before a forestry and timber audience for the first time at the policy conference organised by Confor in London on December 7.

Confor anticipates growth of Welsh timber

 October 19, 2022

Confor Wales’ National Manager, Anthony Geddes and Virginia Crosbie, an Anglesey MP inspected a new house development that makes use of locally sourced Welsh timber and local forests in Pentraeth.

New app launched to give more accurate picture of Storm Arwen impacts

 December 31, 2021

Forest Research has launched a new citizen science app combining England and Scotland windblow data to increase the knowledge of the full impact of Storm Arwen. The app is easy to use and allows anyone to validate and improve the …

Confor welcomes new Policy Officer

 August 17, 2021

Experienced communications and engagement professional Maria Bellisimo, joined Confor as its new Policy Officer. Maria, who will join the Confor team on 6th September.

£10 million funding package is granted for GW Scheme

 September 14, 2020

A new funding package of £10 million for the Glastir Woodland Scheme in Wales will further boost confidence in the sector, Confor’s National Manager believes. Anthony Geddes said he was delighted with the support for round 10 of the Glastir …

Confor to organise virtual AGM this year

 August 31, 2020

Confor is arranging their Annual General Meeting for this year on September 24 at 2pm as an online webinar with the option of online voting. While a few members will receive the paperwork by post, most will be receiving the …

Confor to arrange a webinar on Tree Strategy

 August 19, 2020

The forestry and wood-using industry has been urged to send a “consistent and concise” response to the England Tree Strategy consultation – stressing why the economics of growing timber add up and highlighting the environmental and social benefits which can …

Confor to promote campaign on reducing CO2

 July 27, 2020

Confor is at the heart of a new industry campaign to showcase timber’s environmental credentials. Wood CO2ts less aims to raise awareness of how using wood from sustainably managed forests is one of the simplest ways to help reduce carbon …

Confor receives £2 million funding pot

 July 21, 2020

Confor has welcomed a new £2 million funding pot from Scottish Forestry to help tree nurseries, small forestry businesses and farmers play their part in creating more woodland across Scotland. For the first time, through a new agreement with the …

APPG- Wood in construction a new way in green recovery

 June 6, 2020

APPG and UK Government jointly emphasises on green recovery through wood in construction. The Chairman of the All-Party Group on Forestry and Tree Planting has written to Lord Goldsmith adding the APPG’s support to accelerated tree planting – and action …

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