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The guide outlines the steps that can be taken to foster woodlands which will be resilient to current and future threats as a result of climate change.

A state-of-the-art laboratory conducting innovative research into tree pests and diseases has been officially opened today (Friday 13 May) by Defra and the Forestry Commission, as part of National Plant Health Week.

The latest in our Climate Change Factsheet series have been published today, Wednesday 9th February. Aimed at practitioners, the factsheets showcase the breadth of research carried out by Forest Research,…

Research worker Lee Cooper has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Based in North Yorkshire, Lee has been awarded a MBE for services to forestry. FR Board member…

A new citizen science application has been launched to identify potential areas of windblown conifer trees following the devasting impact of Storm Arwen. Forest Research is working with Confor, the…

Visits to the UK’s woodlands boosts mental health and is estimated to save £185 million in treatment costs annually, our landmark report finds.

Expert Committee on Forest Science Welcomes New Member Professor Darren Evans

Forest Research has today (Thursday 28th January 2021) launched the first in a series of factsheets exploring the effects of climate change on our trees and woodlands. Aimed at practitioners, the...
Forest Research has appointed a new Head of Centre for Sustainable Forestry and Climate Change and Head of Centre for Ecosystems, Society and Biosecurity. Emily Brennan joins FR as Head of...
Dr Helen McKay OBE FICFor has been appointed as the new Chief Forester for Scotland. In her new role, she will provide technical and professional advice on forestry matters to Scottish...
Combined efforts to bring pine martens back to the Forest of Dean have just reached a major milestone – a number of recently released females have given birth to offspring. The...
A survey to support an independent review of the National Forest Inventory (NFI) has been launched today, Wednesday 17 June 2020. The survey calls on landowners, forestry and woodland professionals, and...