Forestry Commission

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

Luxury cabin development halted over concern over impact on ancient woodland

The trust, which receives financial support from Forest Holidays, has said it was instrumental in the decision, despite not having formally raised objections through the planning process.Its director of conservation and external affairs Austin Brady said ... [Published Horticulture Week - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

'Let's fight to save the environment'

Accra, Sept 21, GNA - Dr Alfred Sugri Tia, a Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has tasked the agencies in the forestry sector to address issues concerning policy, accountability and monitoring of systems to stem ... [Published Ghana News Agency - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

How green will independent Scotland be?

Might an independent Scotland be a greener Scotland? Issues such as the pound and EU membership have tended to be the focus of the debate on the referendum; but as the vote looms, the questions are widening, and here's an interesting one: what would a ... [Published Times of Oman - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

'UFO' due to appear at forest site

A 'UFO' has been built to mark the spot where an alleged landing took place in one of the UK's biggest UFO mysteries.In December 1980, there were reports of phenomena in Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk near a United States Air Force base.The Forestry Commission ... [Published BBC - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

North East's £40m forestry sector celebrated at Forestry and Firewood Fair

Forestry and Firewood Fair set to attract landowners, farmers and those with an interest in wood burning as sector continues to thriveVisitors from across the UK will be flocking to Northumberland next weekend for the biggest ever event celebrating the ... [Published The Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Venture into the deep dark woods to see if the Big Bad Mouse is real

Oh dear, oh no, it’s a Gruffalo prowling Thetford Forest again.The forest’s High Lodge visitor centre, between Brandon and Thetford, is one of 24 Forestry Commission venues on Gruffalo alert this autumn.From October 3 to February 2015, self-led Gruffalo’s ... [Published Bury Free Press - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Woodworkers urged to build rosewood processing capacities

He said it made more economic sense to learn to use the Rosewood locally than to export cheaply and later import the derivatives expensively.Mr Ansah was speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) during a day’s union activities optimization forum in Ho ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Would you eat a squirrel burger?

Only last week, the Guardian Food Blog was asking “What next for the burger?” after Burger King announced its unappetitsing-looking black burger in Japan . Squirrel, that’s what, at least according to a festival in the Forest of Dean. Forget lamb, game ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 5 reports

Surveillance leads to marijuana arrests

Surveillance of a marijuana patch in the Leesburg area led to the arrest Sept. 7 of three men, according to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver.The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama Forestry Commission were conducting surveillance on the ... [Published Gadsden Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Walk in aid of poorly animals

A POPULAR annual fundraiser for starving and poorly hounds takes place this weekend.The Strays of Greece Dog Walk will be held at Ashley Heath on Sunday from the Forestry Commission office in Horton Road.The event will raise funds to feed, neuter and ... [Published Salisbury Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mississippi firefighters head to CA

PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -A 20-man crew of Firefighters with the Mississippi Forestry Commission left Pearl, Tuesday morning, headed out to help fight the King Fire in California, southwest of Tahoe. Right now, the fire spans close to 8,600 acres ... [Published WLBT - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Union to revive forest workers input to union activities

Mr Joshua Ansah, Union General-Secretary told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the sidelines of a forum in Ho on Monday that the collaboration was expected to revive the esprit-de corps of workers of Forestry Commission and also improve worker-management ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 16 2014]

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Brady added: "We have pushed hard to see legislation introduced which will set out clear new working arrangements and governance for the arms-length body which the Government agreed to set upup to take the PublicPublic Forest Estate forward, and are working to secure the inclusion of such legislation in manifesto commitments across all major parties."
"It is worth noting that Ghana's forestry, wildlife and mining sectors account for significant proportion of our Gross Domestic Product."
...Last month's government paper also notes that the draft Scottish Independence Bill, which the SNP has prepared, "contains requirements that the Scottish Government and public authorities must promote the conservation of biodiversity and measures to tackle climate change"
"The symbols on the side of the UFO were originally part of the trail, but we've recycled them to add another dimension. There's no secret code - it's art."

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Luxury cabin development halted over concern ov... [Published Horticulture Week - 2 hours ago]
'Let's fight to save the environment' [Published Ghana News Agency - 18 hours ago]
Forests Contribution to Ghana’s Economic Develo... [Published Spy Ghana - 18 hours ago]
New venue a hit with Innerleithen Pipe Band Cha... [Published Peeblesshire News - Sep 21 2014]
In Depth: A Body of Work [Published Biomass Magazine - Sep 20 2014]
How green will independent Scotland be? [Published Times of Oman - Sep 20 2014]
New venue a hit with Innerleithen Pipe Band Cha... [Published Border Telegraph - Sep 20 2014]
'UFO' due to appear at forest site [Published BBC - Sep 20 2014]
Don't touch the 'woolly slug' [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Sep 20 2014]
North East's £40m forestry sector celebrated at... [Published The Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Venture into the deep dark woods to see if the ... [Published Bury Free Press - Sep 19 2014]
Woodworkers urged to build rosewood processing ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 19 2014]
Woodworkers Urged To Build Rosewood Processing ... [Published Peace FM - Sep 19 2014]
Impose Tax On Bush Meat [Published Peace FM - Sep 19 2014]
Would you eat a squirrel burger? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
A welcome departure from the norm [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 19 2014]
160 Amerindian villages set to improve socio-ec... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Sep 19 2014]
Surveillance leads to marijuana arrests [Published Gadsden Times - Sep 18 2014]
Expert Taking Your Questions on Upcoming Tree Walk [Published Decatur Avondale Estates Patch - Sep 18 2014]
Stolen property recovered [Published Cherokee County Herald - Sep 18 2014]
£10 million Cairngorms gateway plan goes public [Published Strathspey & Badenoch Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Marijuana bust in Cherokee County [Published MyFox Birmingham - Sep 18 2014]
Three arrested for operating a ‘marijuana patch... [Published Alabamas13 - Sep 18 2014]
Cherokee County authorities arrest 3 in connect... [Published al.com - Sep 18 2014]
Walk in aid of poorly animals [Published Salisbury Journal - Sep 18 2014]
Men arrested for marijuana patch [Published ABC 3340 - Sep 18 2014]
New tree strategy for town set to be approved [Published Basingstoke Observer - Sep 18 2014]
Concessions controlled by Bai Shan Lin show GFC... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 18 2014]
Planting trees improves lamb and cow health [Published Farming UK - Sep 18 2014]
Wood Awards 2014 shortlist revealed at 100% Design [Published Specification Online - Sep 18 2014]
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