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Forestry

New course takes students into the woods

SRUC has been approved to deliver a Forest and Outdoor Learning Awards course.…

  • SRUC
  • 19/04/2022
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Rising to the challenge of responsible natural capital investment

The focus of an SRUC Challenge Centre is firmly in the spotlight as the Scottish Government pushes for more responsible investment in natural capital.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/04/2022
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Breeding trees to address ‘wicked’ challenges

With the eyes of the world on COP26 in Glasgow, researchers have called for a new approach to plant breeding to address global challenges such as climate change.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/10/2021
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Branching out into woodland creation

There is a sufficient level of interest among landowners and managers to meet the current woodland creation targets for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, new research has found.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/09/2021
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Scottish growers warned about stink bug threat

Scottish growers must take adequate steps to monitor growing areas for the brown marmorated stink bug, scientists have said.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/04/2021
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Trees: the root to securing environmental support payments?

When it comes to the public goods cited as objectives for almost all agri-environmental schemes, trees tick just about every box.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/01/2021
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New recruit for woodland team

SAC Consulting has welcomed a new consultant to its woodland team.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/12/2020
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Forestry lecturer takes his leaf

A popular forestry lecturer is retiring from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) more than 40 years after being appointed to develop and deliver forestry courses.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/07/2020
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New bursary at Barony

The Royal Scottish Forestry Society and Richard Davidson have created a new bursary to support those changing career into forestry.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/07/2020
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New fellowship to grow woodland

The opportunities for woodland creation within one of Scotland’s two national parks will be explored as part of a new fellowship.…

  • SRUC
  • 16/07/2020
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Branching out into agroforestry

A hundred trees have been planted on upland research farmland run by Scotland’s Rural College to demonstrate the benefits of agroforestry.…

  • SRUC
  • 05/03/2020
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Dumfries estate hosts next generation of foresters

Crown Estate Scotland has teamed up with SRUC to host innovative forestry management and operations courses for students.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/02/2020
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