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Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.

Many people think our work is timber production. That’s true – but it's only part of the story. We also develop renewable energy schemes, create and maintain trails and visitor facilities and conserve habitats, wildlife and archaeological treasures.

A welcome to our work from our Chief Executive

Forests around a loch

The timber industry

The timber industry is vital to the Scottish economy, generating millions and providing thousands of jobs. Find out about timber sales, certification, timber transport, tree health and more.

The timber industry

Forest planning

We review our plans for managing forests every ten years. We always want to hear from the people that use them. Find and respond to a forest plan near you.

Land management plans

Conservation and biodiversity

We are committed to ensuring the natural and cultural heritage on the land we manage is protected, conserved and enhanced. Find out how we achieve this and learn what we're doing to help combat the global climate emergency.

Conservation and biodiversity

Tourism and recreation

We want the nation to get the most out of our forests. We look after more than 1200 km of walking tracks and 130 cycle routes, as well as visitor centres and wildlife. Find out more about how we manage forests for people.

Tourism and recreation

Renewable energy

We’re working with renewable energy to meet Scottish Government target for sustainability and reducing climate change. Find out what we’re doing with wind and hydro power on the land we manage.

Renewable energy

Working with communities

Our forests are for people. We’re always excited to see them used by local communities. Whether you want to hold an event, run a project, rent or purchase land, we have lots of ways for you to get involved.

Communities

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