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Bright future for forestry in Scotland

Scotland last had a new Forestry Act in 1967 and it looks very likely that it will get a new one exactly 50 years later, in 2017. To complete the full devolution of forestry, the Scottish Government recently launched a consultation - which ends on November 9th - to decide how to shape that future. The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing, has pledged to listen carefully to what the forestry sector in Scotland wants, as he understand the importance ... Read more