Commission to spend £300,000 more to address forestry's gender imbalance

Forestry Commission Scotland will spend a further £300,000 in forestry training for young women "to help ensure that the sector is able to draw from the widest pool of talent", it has said.

by Gavin McEwan
L-R: Amanda Bryan, Forestry Commissioner; Dr Aileen McLeod, environment minister; Jo O'Hara, head of Forestry Commission Scotland; and Bridget Campbell, director of Scottish Government's Environment and Forestry Directorate. Image: FCS
L-R: Amanda Bryan, Forestry Commissioner; Dr Aileen McLeod, environment minister; Jo O'Hara, head of Forestry Commission Scotland; and Bridget Campbell, director of Scottish Government's Environment and Forestry Directorate. Image: FCS

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