Legacy socio-economic research relating to: Governance Enhancing the forest sector’s contribution to equal access for disabled people to Scottish forests (PDF-644K) Access our current and recent socio-economic research.
This Research Note is based on a PhD research study ‘Forests as places of mental well-being: the meaning and use of urban forests by people with early-stage dementia’. The study examines and develops ways for people with dementia (especially those in the early stages) to engage with nature, and with other people, in the context […]
Our urban forests, the trees and woodlands in and around our towns and cities, provide numerous environmental, economic and social benefits. As the most important single component of green infrastructure these trees have a vital role to play in promoting sustainable communities. In April 2011, for the first time in Britain, the relevant professional bodies […]
By Bianca Ambrose-Oji and Karen Fancett (Eds.). Papers presented at the Trees and Forests in British society conference in April 2010. Forest Research Monograph: 3ISBN 978-0-85538-828-7 Related pages People, trees and woodlands Social forestry research
How Forest Research social and economic scientists have explored what Britain’s trees and woodlands mean to people, how they are used and how they can contribute to the social and cultural life of the country. Trees and forests in British society – Ten years of social science (PDF-1742K) Over the past 15 or so years, […]
This report presents the results of a comprehensive valuation of the current social and economic benefits of forestry, forests and woodlands in Scotland that are derived by the people of Scotland. The research was based upon a typology of seven ‘Forestry for People’ themes which were: employment and volunteering, contribution to the economy, recreation and […]
Results of a research project aiming to provide a comprehensive valuation of the current social and economic benefits of Scottish forestry, forests and woodlands derived by the people of Scotland. By David Edwards, Jake Morris, Liz O’Brien, Vadims Sarajevs and Gregory Valatin. Forestry Commission Research Note 102. Related pages People, trees and woodlands Social forestry […]
The region covered by this Booklet is the southern third of Scotland, from the headwaters of the Tay in Perthshire, down to the Border. It holds the two great cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, the widespread industries that have been built up over the central coalfields, the richest farmlands and also—rather surprisingly—one-third of Scotland’s forests […]
Legacy socio-economic research relating to: Evaluation and appraisal Valuation of the economic and social contribution of forestry for people in Scotland (PDF-219K) Access our current and recent socio-economic research.
Legacy socio-economic research relating to: Governance Public benefits from private forests and woodland in England: classifying private woodland owners (PDF-295K) Access our current and recent socio-economic research.
Legacy socio-economic research summary relating to: Community diversity, coherence and development Public engagement with forests and woodlands (PDF-129K) Access our current and recent socio-economic research.
Legacy socio-economic research relating to: Well-being and quality of life Inventory of evidence and programmes relating to trees and forests and (peri-)urban regeneration and place-making (PDF-126K) Access our current and recent socio-economic research.
Legacy socio-economic research relating to: Well-being and quality of life Forests for recreation and nature tourism: European COST Action E33 (PDF-126K) Access our current and recent socio-economic research.
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