Leaked: five models are put forward in this first draft of the public consultation of the sell-off of the public forest.
The recent Inquiry on Forestry contains multiple references to the proposed sell-off the the public forest estate in England but has gone largely unnoticed. It also contains interesting insights as to the future direction of forestry policy under the coalition Government.
Ministers confirmed in Parliament yesterday the targets for the sale of public forests in England for the Spending Review period to 2015. It is important to note that these sales are separate from the public consultation expected in early next year on alternative options for management or ownership of the
Forestry is in the news this week; a rare-enough event in the British media. An apparent Government leak suggests that the Forestry Commission will be forced to sell off much of the private estate in England (probably not Wales and definately not Scotland). There could be benefits and of course
I have been working professionally for 18 years this year. When this dawned on me I was surprised! As my career continues to develop I find that it is widening beyond my core work as a forestry scientist, and I am interacting more and more with people from completely different