Forestry Commission Tag

A new art film and installation exploring the role of the timber industry as custodian of our forests Seed Store at Alice Holt Seed Extractory, © Amanda Loomes Developed as part of the Forestry Commission’s centenary celebrations, The Custody Code by Amanda Loomes is a new art film which delves...

From 1st September 2019 the Forestry Commission will implement a new landing requirements for wood products produced from all species of Walnut (Juglans spp) and Wingnut (Pterocarya spp) originating in the USA where the Thousand Cankers Disease is present. DOWNLOAD PLANT HEALTH NEWSLETTER Also, as...

The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) and Defra have responded to a story on the Yahoo news platform about the possible impacts of a no-deal Brexit on the food and drink industry. The story, entitled: ‘How no-deal Brexit crate shortages could cripple UK food and...

British Forests THE FORESTRY COMMISSION 1919-2019 Forward by Jon Snow Edited by Ian Gambles Publication Date: 29 August 2019 Price: £25 Founded in 1919 to deal with the chronic timber shortage after the First World War, the Forestry Commission has developed from a government department focused on production into a...

A No Deal Brexit will see changes to importing and exporting wood, wood products and bark between the UK and EU. The TTF has worked with the Forestry Commission (FC) Plant Health department and other UK Government departments to organise Brexit planning workshops to assist...

This year's Wood Awards Launch Reception was a roaring success, with more than 200 people in attendance. On Tuesday 13th March, architects, designers, students and timber industry stakeholders literally packed the exhibition area of The Building Centre in London for the official opening of the Wood...

Ghana is ready to run trials on its FLEGT licensing system this year despite delays in the process to conclude the work. This news was announced during a workshop organized for timber exporters and reported by the latest ITTO Bulletin. Alexander Dadzie, the Vice President of the...

The winners of the annual Wood Awards have been announced at a ceremony held on the 21st November at the Carpenters’ Hall in London hosted by Johanna Agerman Ross, Founder of Disegno magazine and Curator of Twentieth Century and Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at...