They have branches everywhere.
Councillors from across Aberdeenshire, Moray and Angus have finally given the go ahead for a study into the land-based sector in the north-east.
A Scots forestry contractor flew the flag high for the UK at the recent European Tractor Drivers Challenge in France.
A Sutherland crofter says the government's failure to strike the right balance between farming and forestry could cost him his livelihood.
A fresh spat has erupted over the planting of trees on more than 1,200 acres of farmland in the north and north-east.
The increase in the volume of timber being transported in the north and the impact this will have on local roads will be considered at a meeting of the forestry sector tomorrow.
Nature lovers are being called upon to help the habitat of one forest dweller in Aberdeen.
Walkers are being advised of tree-felling works at two Aberdeenshire woods.
Landowners in Scotland should consider planting productive forests as demand for good quality timber increases and pressure builds for the diversification of land use, according to Bidwells.
A new tree health project has been set up to protect Scotland's national tree - the Scots Pine - from new pests and diseases.
Forestry Commission Scotland is set to outline new plans later this month on how to manage a 500-acre farm at the centre of a tree planting furore.
The Scottish Government must up its commitment to tree planting to prevent a drop in the supply of timber in the future, warns a leading forestry figure.
Forest management company Scottish Woodlands has hailed a strong year despite a 15% drop in pre-tax profits.