1. Consultation paper

    16 Feb 2019

    Environmental principles and governance after Brexit: consultation

    We are seeking to gather evidence on future arrangements for the application of EU environmental principles and for environmental governance in Scotland, in the event that the UK exits the EU.

  2. Report

    05 Feb 2019

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029: business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA)

    How Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 may impact on business (including the third sector) and regulation.

  3. Report

    05 Feb 2019

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029: equality impact assessment (EQIA)

    How Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 may impact on equality, including socio-economic disadvantage. This report includes Fairer Scotland Duty.

  4. Report

    05 Feb 2019

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019–2029: consultation process

    Approach we took to the consultation and how the views expressed helped to inform the final content and structure of the Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029.

  5. Publication

    05 Feb 2019

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019–2029

    Long-term framework for the expansion and sustainable management of Scotland's forests and woodland.

  6. NEWS

    11 Dec 2018 00:01

    Scotland signs up to forestry pledge

    First Minister commits to Bonn Challenge.

  7. Consultation paper

    22 Nov 2018

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 draft: strategic environmental assessment

    Findings of the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the consultation draft of Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029.

  8. NEWS

    01 Oct 2018 00:01

    Support for new tourist resort

    Funding for south of Scotland development

  9. Consultation paper

    20 Sep 2018

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 draft: partial BRIA

    This partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) for Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 outlines our assessment of how the draft Forestry Strategy may impact on business (including the third sector) and regulation.

  10. Consultation paper

    20 Sep 2018

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 draft: partial EQIA

    This partial Equality Impact Assessment (EqIA) (including Fairer Scotland Duty) for Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019 to 2029 outlines our assessment of how the draft Forestry Strategy may impact on equality, including socio-economic disadvantage.

  11. Consultation paper

    20 Sep 2018

    Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029: consultation draft

    The consultation draft builds on and modernises the approach undertaken in previous strategies. It provides a 10-year framework for action to help achieve a 50-year vision for Scotland’s woodlands and forests.

  12. Consultation paper

    20 Aug 2018

    Regulation of felling and restocking: consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the proposals for regulating felling and restocking in Scotland from 1 April 2019.

  13. NEWS

    20 Mar 2018 18:42

    Forestry Bill passed

    Modern approach to forestry backed by MSPs.

  14. speech / ministerial statement

    05 Feb 2018

    Forestry in Scotland: statement

    Our statement on how we will manage and administer our forestry responsibilities following the devolution of forestry to Scotland.

  15. Factsheet

    05 Feb 2018

    Devolution of forestry: factsheets

    Factsheets explaining the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill. Last updated February 2019.

  16. NEWS

    11 May 2017 09:15

    Modernising forestry

    Forestry and Land Management Bill introduced to parliament.

  17. Report

    13 Feb 2017

    The future of forestry in Scotland: consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to the public consultation on the future of forestry in Scotland. Report by Craigforth.

  18. Corporate report

    14 Dec 2016

    Forestry planting proposals: Mackinnon report

    Report by Jim Mackinnon: analysis of current arrangements for the consideration and approval of forestry planting proposals.