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    Community Tree Nurseries

    Evidencing the potential for community tree nurseries to contribute to satisfying current British demand for quality, diverse, biosecure tree stock.
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    Factsheet: Climate change and urban forests

    Lead Author: Kieron Doick
    Urban forests can both help reduce climate change and help urban society cope with its impacts.
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    The benefits of an i-Tree Eco survey

    Short summary of evaluation of outcomes and benefits of conducting i-Tree Eco surveys in the UK.
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    Individual Tree Data Standard Workshops

    This page summarises two workshops and a number of one-to-one consultations that formed part of the development of the Individual Tree Data Standard. Workshops were held in May and July 2019 at the Open University in Milton Keynes. The workshops were attended by representatives from: Treework Environmental Practice University of West of England University College London Open...
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    Public consultation on the Individual Tree Data Standard

    Public consultation process for the Individual Tree Data Standard.
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    Tree data collection user survey

    User survey results from development of the Individual Tree Data Standard
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    i-Tree Eco Vale of Glamorgan

    Forest Research are working with Derby City Council to undertake an i-Tree Eco survey in the city of Derby in summer 2021. Derby has 17 electoral wards. To enable comparison of the structure of the urban forest in each ward 350 sample plots have been laid out across the city. i-Tree Eco will use...
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    Growth and performance of novel tree species

    Climate change affects the health and resilience of our urban forests through changes in precipitation, maximum and minimum temperatures, and the spread of pests and diseases. Urban forests with many different species of trees are more resilient to climate change, but there is very little information on what species are suitable...
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    Ecosystem service provision by urban trees: informing species selection

    Collating ecosystem service provision by different sizes and species of common UK urban trees to inform species selection
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    Woodland Creation and Expansion – Programme 6

    This research aims to find out how to expand woodland cover in a way that maximises ecological and social benefits. The programme complements the other six programmes and follows collaborative principles to produce tools which support land managers, stakeholders and policy makers to increase engagement with woodland creation activities
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    Developing an Approach to Monitoring the Health and Well-Being Benefits of Visits to Scotland’s Forests

    This project reviewed evidence on the health and well-being benefits, and social and cultural benefits, of visits to forests, as well as the methods to measure and monitor them. It also provides recommendations for monitoring these benefits to support the implementation of Scotland’s Forestry Strategy 2019-2029.
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    i-Tree Eco Derby

    Introduction In summer 2021 Forest Research worked with Derby City Council to undertake an i-Tree Eco survey in the city. Derby has 17 electoral wards. 350 sample plots were laid out across the city, to enable analysis of the urban forest in each ward. Map of i-Tree Eco sample plot locations in Derby At...
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    Selecting urban trees for ecosystem service provision

    Ecosystem provision by urban trees to inform species selection and tree replacement rates
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    Why society needs nature – Lessons from research during Covid-19

    The Covid-19 Pandemic and associated ‘lockdown’ restrictions in 2020 impacted people’s lives in many ways, including how often people visited nature and their experiences of it. This report concerns how people visited green and blue natural spaces and their experiences of this during 2020.
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    Selecting urban trees for ecosystem service provision

    Urban trees provide a range of benefits or ‘ecosystem services’ to society.
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    Trees, greenspace and urban cooling

    Trees and greenspaces can play an important role in reducing the negative impact of the urban heat island effect on urban communities.
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    Centre of Excellence for Brownfield Regeneration

    Forestry Commission Centre of Excellence for brownfield regeneration to woodland and open green space
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    Review of tree data collection protocols, tools, and datasets

    Review of tree data collection tools, protocols, and datasets for development of the Individual Tree Data Standard