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Chris Badenoch


 The Royal Scottish Forestry Society

...for those who love the forests, woodlands and trees of Scotland

Annual Programme 2020

The 2020 Annual Programme (Green Card) of visits will be issued with the Spring edition of Scottish Forestry. 

If you have any queries, please contact George Moore by email or by telephone 0131 634 0043.


Appeal to members

We are looking for a member with an interest in photography to help us curate and manager our extensive digital image collection.  We are very keen to hear from you to help build the galleries for this website.  Please contact if you can help.

Scottish Forestry

We have just launched an archive containing all back issues of Scottish Forestry from 2001 to date available to all members.  It will contain all issues back to 1947.  Members can access by logging in and selecting Journal Archive from the Members Area menu.

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Chris Badenoch

Borders Officer
SNH (Ret'd)

I first came across the RSFS in 1969, when I was working for the Nature Conservancy - but with FC – on a three year assessment of Red Deer damage in FC commercial woodland in the Highland Conservancy. 

The society made the essential link between woodland ecology and modern economic forestry, as well as the Scottish history of forestry. One began to see the wood from the trees.  Its site visits all over Scotland and North England provide an outstanding chance to ‘get into parts which other beers to not reach’ accompanied by really good, friendly advice and technical knowhow as well as research ideas and ‘crystal balling’ - which are the stuff of real understanding.