This Information Note describes investigation of brownfield land for potential redevelopment into greenspace. Written for site owners, foresters, planners, managers and consultants, it gives step-by-step guidance on site selection and evaluation.
This Information Note provides information on the northern wood ant Formica lugubris, the Scottish wood ant Formica aquilonia and the narrow-headed ant Formica exsecta. Information is presented on the legal and conservation status, ecology, habitat requirements and management of these three species. The Note is aimed at a wide range of people with interests in […]
This Information Note describes in more detail how profiles for species, both real and ‘generic, are used in such tools. Terminology describing the use of different species in ecological studies and landscape modelling is also defined.
This Information Note reviews the value of intensive monitoring and the light it has shed on important environmental and forestry policy issues. Examples are drawn from the range of Level II datasets to demonstrate the greater understanding that can be gained when evaluations consider how different environmental drivers and forest responses interact with one another, […]
This Information Note describes the main resistance trait in young pine and spruce that affects feeding. Examples of weevil damage are illustrated as a guide to the recognition of resistant and susceptible trees in the field.
This Information Note summarises the results of a series of experiments, including a synthesis of data from previous Forest Research publications, to provide information regarding recent advances in propagation of hybrid larch using cutting production systems.
A study was initiated in 2002 to examine the fungal pathology of birch dieback in Scotland. The main objectives of this project are to investigate the fungi infecting birch shoots in Scotland, identify the primary pathogens with the ability to infect healthy trees, determine the impact of these fungi on the national woodland resource, and […]
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