Success for Forest Research in UKRI Treescapes funding
- Posted on: 25 Aug 2021
Earlier this month UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) announced the successful Treescapes research bids. Forest Research has secured participation in three of the funded projects.
New research set to unlock nature mysteries and tackle biodiversity crisis
- Posted on: 10 Aug 2021
A research project has been launched to help tackle the biodiversity crisis by identifying how the UK’s most precious woodland and meadow habitats can be successfully restored by looking at how all the different plants, animals and other organisms in ecosystems work together.
Forest Research reports a record number of tree pest and disease enquiries
- Posted on: 30 Jul 2021
Forest Research reports a record number of tree pest and disease enquiries.
What role do forests play for natural flood management in the UK?
- Posted on: 22 Jun 2021
Recently published research conducted by Bangor University and Forest Research reviews the current state of knowledge on the role of forested lands for natural flood management (NFM) in the UK. …
Climate Change Factsheets Set Two Published
- Posted on: 7 Jun 2021
The next in our series of Climate Change Factsheets have been published, exploring the effects of climate change on our trees and woodlands. Aimed at practitioners, the factsheets showcase the…
How does replanting productive conifers affect carbon sequestration on shallow peat soils?
- Posted on: 7 Jun 2021
New research reveals the impacts of forest management for timber production on the carbon sequestration of a Sitka spruce forest and shows the impact of the 2018 drought.
FR's response to the NFI Review
- Posted on: 27 May 2021
Forest Research has today published the final report containing the findings and recommendations of the independent review of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) and the Forest Research response to it. …
Why society needs nature - lessons from research during Covid-19
- Posted on: 20 May 2021
Newly published report collates the findings of research investigating how people visited nature and their experiences of it during the Covid-19 restrictions of 2020.
Research reveals the origins of destructive tree pathogen, Phytophthora ramorum
- Posted on: 11 May 2021
Recently published research in the Journal of Fungi reveals the destructive tree pathogen Phytophthora ramorum originates from the laurosilva forests of East Asia.
Pioneering project to safeguard our iconic oaks launched
- Posted on: 12 Mar 2021
The FUTURE OAK project, comprising scientists at Bangor University, Aberystwyth University, Forest Research and Sylva Foundation, will study how oak microbiomes are affected by environmental change and disease.