New Voice For The Forestry Profession
- Posted on: 15 Jul 2020
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...
England’s first reintroduced Pine Martens have kits
- Posted on: 13 Jul 2020
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....
Views sought on the National Forest Inventory
- Posted on: 17 Jun 2020
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,...
Pioneering project to tackle ash dieback launches International Year of Plant Health
- Posted on: 17 Jan 2020
On Friday 17 January, the government’s Chief Plant Health Officer, Nicola Spence, accompanied by Forest Research's Chris Reynolds, visited the project to plant one of the last trees in the...
New Mental Health First Aid Network within Forest Research
- Posted on: 10 Oct 2019
We have recently developed a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Network, and now have 21 trained Mental Health First Aiders spread across the UK.
Forest Research and British Forests: The Forestry Commission 1919-2019
- Posted on: 7 Oct 2019
To mark the centenary of the Forestry Commission, “British Forests: The Forestry Commission 1919-2019” was published this summer. Research features prominently in the story of the Commission and contributors to...
New Head of IFOS is Announced
- Posted on: 15 Feb 2019
Nicol Sinclair has been announced as the new Head of IFOS from 1st July 2019. He will be taking over from Peter Weston, who is retiring after a long and...
Using Big Data to Help Manage Global Natural Assets
- Posted on: 12 Feb 2019
Research carried out by the University of Southampton and Forest Research is helping to tackle one of the biggest sustainability challenges – looking after and nurturing the natural resources in...
Former Forest Research Scientist Awarded OBE in the New Year’s Honours List
- Posted on: 28 Dec 2018
Steve Lee, who has recently retired from Forest Research, has been awarded an OBE for his expertise in tree breeding in the UK.
Forest Research Appoints New Chief Scientist
- Posted on: 10 Oct 2018
Professor Chris Quine has been appointed as the new Chief Scientist for Forest Research (FR), Great Britain’s principal organisation for forestry and tree-related research. The post of Chief Scientist oversees...