Forestry Journal - the longest read!
Forestry Journal is the 'must-read' magazine for anyone interested in the forestry and timber industry. Each magazine delivers 84 pages containing a variety of features on forestry contracting, woodland management, firewood production and much, much more!
Published monthly, Forestry Journal's content will appeal to anyone working in the forest industry, from forestry contractors and machinery manufacturers through to local authorities and land agents.
But don't just take our word for it. Take a look below at some of the features in this month's magazine and decide for yourself!
In Forestry Journal in March...
Buyers guide: small scale machinery.
For many years the structure of the UK forest industry has favoured big machinery. However, with so many smaller woodlands across the country coming into management, a much larger range of small-scale equipment is now available.
In many cases this represents a much lower capital investment and fewer overheads, as well as giving more flexibility to deal with different woody materials and difficult-to-access sites – ultimately helping owners and managers to get the most out of their woodlands...read more
In it for the long haul.
Before life in the timber haulage industry, Harvey
Cracknell helped head up a very successful family vehicle hire company, a job he had from boy to man. On a shared holiday with his brother Oliver Cracknell, in Fort William, they dreamt up the idea of making one lorry two.
On their return, Harvey searched the internet to find his new truck and trailer, which was purchased from Ferguson Transport, also in Fort William. After an overnight trip on the train, and a long drive back, Cracknell Timber Services was born...read more
Following the government’s 25-Year Environment Plan, which mentions stronger domestic carbon ‘offset’ mechanisms, and the BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) consultation on merging
disparate carbon policies, some believe (and have stated publicly) that it is currently hard to mitigate carbon in the UK.
Steve Prior of Forest Carbon has agreed to appear in
‘A Day in the Working Life’, one of a series of occasional features on roles within forestry, in part to set the record straight. Carolyne Locher reports...read more
Want more of a taste?
A selection of articles from previous issues in the current year can be accessed here