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The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) is carrying out a survey of English farm woodland birds between 15th March to 15th July 2019.  The census will involve surveyors visiting farm woodland read more ...

Friday 8th March 2019

Dr Jo Smith of the Organic Research Centre introduces the AFINET (UK) Project  - video by Kevin Waldie

Wednesday 13th February 2019

The Committee on Climate Change published its report, Land Use: Reducing Emissions and Preparing for Climate Change, in November 2018.  The report calls for the planting of 5,000-10,000 ha of read more ...

Monday 17th December 2018

The Royal Forestry Society Excellence in Forestry Awards 2019 have a category of 'Small and Farm Woodland'.  This award is open for all entrants in South East England.  Nominations must be read more ...

Tuesday 11th December 2018

A joint Forest Europe and FAO workshop on 'Understanding the contribution of agroforestry to landscape resilience in Europe' was held in Budapest in October 2018.

Wednesday 5th December 2018

On 25th September 2018 AFINET groups met at David Rose's farm for a meeting on 'Agroforestry design for livestock and arable farmers'.

Thursday 1st November 2018

The UK government's Agricultural Bill was published on 12th September 2018.  There was no mention in the bill of agroforestry, although it sets out how farmers and land managers will be paid for ' read more ...

Thursday 1st November 2018

The Woodchip for Fertile Soils (WOOFS) project, funded by the European Innovation Partnership and led by the Organic Research Centre, commenced on 1st September 2017.  The project aims to read more ...

Thursday 1st November 2018

As of 4th September 2018, the Forestry Commission has confirmed that ash dieback is present in 19.9% of  all 10 km grid squares in Scotland, 68.0% of the squares in England, 80% of the squares in read more ...

Thursday 1st November 2018

The 2019 meeting of the Farm Woodland Forum will be held in Perth (Scotland) in June.  Further details will be posted in spring 2019.

Thursday 1st November 2018

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