Forestry Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Forestry Commission
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Woods fire burns 20 acres in western Jefferson County; crews have fire contained

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama -- Firefighters contained a woods fire near Mulga in western Jefferson County Thursday afternoon, but it will still be some time before the flames and smoke die down.Crews were first called to the fire, off Camille Street in ... [Published al.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Crackdown on tracks

Published at 15:08, Thursday, 28 August 2014THE Scottish countryside will receive extra protection from hilltracks through new planning controls.By introducing a prior notification and approval process, authorities will be able to consider what impact ... [Published Eskdale & Liddesdale Advertiser - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Fire safety urged during weekend tailgating and Labor Day celebrations

Picnics and barbecues are an important part of opening weekend for college football and Labor Day celebrations for many families across Alabama. For those planning to celebrate the holiday with cookouts and campfires, the Alabama Forestry Commission reminds ... [Published Cherokee County Herald - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Fire Safety, Wildfire, Labor
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

TIMCON challenges union’s Amazon call

The call followed a GMB member falling ill at an Amazon depot. The employee believes the illness was linked to insects carried in packaging.However, Stuart Hex, general secretary of TIMCON was scathing of the claim."The statement by GMB regarding Amazon ... [Published Handling and Storage Solutions - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Delays on A82 to last 16 weeks

Harvesting work at Glen Righ continues. Picture: Forestry Commission ScotlandMOTORISTS have been warned to expect disruption on the A82 south of Fort William from Monday, September 1.Forestry Commission Scotland has announced traffic management will be ... [Published Lochaber News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Business opportunity at Kirroughtree visitor centre

Forestry Commission Scotland is offering a business opportunity for a catering company to run its services at the new Kirroughtree visitor centre in Galloway Forest Park as Cream o’ Galloway stands down.The new company will be expected to start in January ... [Published Galloway Gazette - 9 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

National Association of Distinguished Professionals Selects Walter E. Cartwright as an Honored Member of the Executive and Professional Online Registry

- Walter Cartwright, Director of the Forest Operations Division for The Alabama Forestry Commission, has been selected as an Honored Member of the National Association of Distinguished Professionals.Walter Cartwright began his career in forestry after ... [Published 1888PressRelease - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fire burns 260 acres in Adger community

JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -A wildfire is continuing to burn in west Jefferson County in the Adger community.The fire was contained on Tuesday night but jumped containment lines. Firefighters with the Alabama Forestry Commission brought the wildfire ... [Published MyFox Birmingham - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hunt On For Fly Tippers - 26/08/2014

Forestry Commission Scotland is asking for help from members of the public as after another spate of fly-tipping.Three separate incidents in the past two weeks all involved rubbish being dumped at turning places in forests managed by the Commission.Alastair ... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Co-operating to bring local woods back into production

A new partnership is combining forestry and co-operation to bring woodlands in West Yorkshire back into economic production. Forest Culture, which comprises forester Matt Taylor and community and co-operative business development practitioner Mark Simmonds, ... [Published Co-operative News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Harmon misleading public

–about BSL, GFC operationsWITH reference to several articles seen in the Kaiteur News, especially the one that stated halt and investigate Bai Shan Lin operation immediately, I wish to outline that this type of irresponsible statement is formulated to ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Adger wildfire burns 100 acres, low humidity raises concern for fire danger

ADGER - AL -The State Forestry Commission is watching a wildfire in a wooded area in Adger, but no buildings are currently in its path.This brush fire destroyed around 100 acres in adger near a mine. The smoke could be seen from miles away - the fire ... [Published ABC 3340 - Aug 27 2014]

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"As the fire was moving, we were leapfrogging each other to keep up with it" he said. "[Camille Street] is where we were able to cut it off."
"The statement by GMB regarding Amazon packaging and workers’ health is irresponsible, highly misleading and potentially damaging to a very important UK industry on which a significant number of workers rely for their livelihoods."
...Cartwright said about his experience. "My parents, friends, and colleagues all contribute to my work ethic and drive for excellence in all that I have accomplished, as well as several great mentors."
Minister O’Neill said: "I am pleased to see that around three quarters of respondents have visited our forests or woodlands in the last few years, for walks, picnics or other recreation."

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Woods fire burns 20 acres in western Jefferson ... [Published al.com - 2 hours ago]
Crackdown on tracks [Published Eskdale & Liddesdale Advertiser - 2 hours ago]
Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees [Published Bryan County News - 4 hours ago]
TIMCON challenges union’s Amazon call [Published Handling and Storage Solutions - 5 hours ago]
Delays on A82 to last 16 weeks [Published Lochaber News - 6 hours ago]
Firefighters on scene of large grass fire in Cr... [Published Kait 8 - 6 hours ago]
Fire safety urged during weekend tailgating and... [Published Cherokee County Herald - 6 hours ago]
Business opportunity at Kirroughtree visitor ce... [Published Galloway Gazette - 9 hours ago]
National Association of Distinguished Professio... [Published 1888PressRelease - 13 hours ago]
New chief to lead £4m of work in Nevis area [Published Press and Journal - 13 hours ago]
Wonderful Wild Wednesday roadshows a big hit ac... [Published Daily Record - 15 hours ago]
O Neill announces Forestry Public Opinion Survey [Published Northern Ireland Executive - 15 hours ago]
Report on GFC’s Annual Report erroneous [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 28 2014]
Fire burns 260 acres in Adger community [Published MyFox Birmingham - Aug 27 2014]
Group hoping to reopen Albert Pike campgrounds ... [Published KSLA - Aug 27 2014]
The change is amazing! [Published Chagford Today - Aug 27 2014]
Hunt On For Fly Tippers - 26/08/2014 [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
Timber contractors ordered to suspend operations [Published Ghana News Agency - Aug 27 2014]
Grants conserve, enhance forestland [Published Georgetown Times - Aug 27 2014]
Top 5: Birmingham retirees’ health insurance, H... [Published Alabamas13 - Aug 27 2014]
Aviation authority NATS objects to Hill Rig Win... [Published Carluke Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
'Living Windows' opened by Cumbernauld Living L... [Published ScottishWildlifeTrust - Aug 27 2014]
GFC Annual Reports…Gross irregularities highlig... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 27 2014]
Co-operating to bring local woods back into pro... [Published Co-operative News - Aug 27 2014]
Transfer of council-owned woodland ‘an opportun... [Published Co-operative News - Aug 27 2014]
Common ownership leads to brand new woodland [Published Co-operative News - Aug 27 2014]
Bentonville Council Talks Trees [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 27 2014]
Harmon misleading public [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 27 2014]
Adger wildfire burns 100 acres, low humidity ra... [Published ABC 3340 - Aug 27 2014]
Wildfire Burns in Jefferson County [Published 103.7 The Q - Aug 27 2014]
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On Monday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Undersecretary Rodolfo Lacy and Mexican National Forestry Commission Director General Jorge Rescala Pérez signed an agreement to help reduce ...
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Pull Up a Chair: Elephant Rescues [Published Firedoglake - Jul 12 2014]
p>Raju, a 50 year old elephant captured when young and grossly mistreated, was rescued recently. He wept as he was freed . Wildlife SOS, a group established in 1995 to protect endangered wildlife in India, set out to rescue Raju on the night of July ...
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Ejido Tila (@SIPAZ) On June 4, the ejidatarios of Tila publicly denounced that the National Forestry Commission (Conafor) carries out projects in their territories with the help of personal from Amaref Company SA de C.V. without the consent of the ...
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