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214 Search Results for Forestry Guidance

  • Publications

    Guidance on site suitability of small and medium scale harvesting and extraction machinery for forest harvesting (FR_TDJR150).

    Lead Author: Forest Research
    Guidance on site suitability of small and medium scale harvesting and extraction machinery for forest harvesting (FR_TDJR150).
  • Publications

    Safety guidance for selecting small and mini scale harvesting and extraction machinery for forest harvesting (FR_TDJR131).

    Lead Author: Forest Research
    Safety guidance for selecting small and mini scale harvesting and extraction machinery for forest harvesting (FR_TDJR131).
  • Publications

    Managing public safety on harvesting sites

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    Everyone involved in forestry work has health and safety duties and responsibilities. This Practice Note provides guidance to help landowners, forest managers and forestry practitioners manage public safety on harvesting sites. Forest operations are high-risk activities, and the management issues involved in harvesting and hauling timber while maintaining public access to forests and woodlands can […]
  • Publications

    [Archive] The use of chemicals in the Forestry Commission

    Lead Author: O.N. Blatchford (Ed.)
    This Paper deals with the use of chemicals in the forest and forest nursery. Common forest insect pests, diseases, weeds and animals are listed in alphabetical order by their common names together with pesticides recommended for their control, dosage rates and application methods. The information in this Paper was first published in Forestry Commission internal […]
  • Tools and Resources

    Resources on managing resilient forests

    this page summarises resources and guidance on managing resilient forests
  • Tools and Resources

    Guidance documents

    A selection of biomass related guidance notes and documents from DEFRA, DECC the Forestry Commission and other sources
  • Tools and Resources

    The UK Forestry Standard

    The UK Forestry Standard is the reference standard for sustainable forest management in the UK.
  • Publications

    [Archive] Provisional code of practice for the use of pesticides in Great Britain

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    The Code of Practice in this Occasional Paper is made for the guidance of users of pesticides in forestry. It amplifies the requirements both of the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, 1988. The code is intended to cover the use of pesticides for the protection of […]
  • Publications

    Deciding future management options for afforested deep peatland

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission (Scotland)
    This guide will help forest managers and agents in Scotland decide the best future management option for afforested deep peat sites (defined here as soils with a peat layer of 50 cm or more). It explains the principles and assessment methods of the ‘Forestry on peatland habitats’ supplementary guidance that Forestry Commission Scotland published in […]
  • Publications

    Public engagement in forestry: a toolbox for public engagement in forest and woodland planning

    Lead Author: Bianca Ambrose-Oji
    This toolbox revises the previous edition – 'Involving people in forestry: a toolbox for public involvement in forest and woodland planning' which was published in 2004. The toolbox provides information and ideas to forest and woodland managers on ways to engage individuals, communities and organisations in the decision-making process, design and management of forestry projects […]
  • Publications

    [Archive] Chemical control of weeds in the forest

    Lead Author: R.M. Brown
    This Booklet gives recommendations on the use of herbicides in British forests. It replaces Forestry Commission Leaflet 51, also entitled Chemical Control of Weeds in the Forest. Suitable types of equipment are generally described in Chapter 8, but detailed advice on the most suitable type and make of spraying equipment is not given as this […]
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    Seed sources for planting native trees and shrubs in Scotland

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    This guidance note sets out Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) policy for selecting suitable origins, provenances, and categories of planting material for planting native species of trees and shrubs in Scotland.