The Royal Scottish Forestry Society

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

Visit Programme 2020

Due to the cancellation of events, the 2020 Annual Programme (Green Card) of visits will not be produced.  We hope to run postponed events when circumstances allow.  All queries to George Moore by email or phone 0131 634 0043.


Journal archive

We continue to develop the archive containing all back issues of Scottish Forestry.  The latest update means that all journals from 1980 to date available to all members who log in.  It will eventually contain all issues back to 1947. 

Our Corporate sponsors

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Our Society

The Society was formed in 1854 and has served its members continuously since then.  Our members come from a wide spectrum. Some are involved in forestry or the timber industry, in conservation and woodland management. There are academics, enthusiastic amateurs and representatives from almost every aspect of Scottish life. The important and all inclusive point is that we love trees and care for the environment.

The society has 5 regional groups, each of which organises visits and talks within their area. We also run a four day Annual Excursion for all members and for you wherever you are based. The Society produces a journal “Scottish Forestry” which is free to members. The journal is internationally recognised and is distributed to academic institutions from China to Canada and all destinations between.

Through these two mediums, Monitor Woods and the Cashel Millenium Forest (held in trust by our subsidary RSFS Forest Trust Company), we promote good and best practice in forest husbandry, forest education and woodland conservation.

We are a registered charity (registered number SC002058) and the Society is the guided on behalf of Members by the Board.

Thigibh còmhla rinn gus an t-àm ri teachd a dhìon airson ur cloinn agus craobhan ar Nàisean.”