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Forest Research has been successful in winning funding from the government’s Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme as part of a collaboration led by Forest Creation Partners (FCP). The partnership will use geospatial data science to identify optimal planting sites for forestry-based biomass production.

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.

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....
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 breadth...

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.

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...

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute, Forest Research and the University of Aberdeen have developed a new way to quantify the potential carbon storage for eleven different forestry management alternatives in Scottish locations using a novel spatial analysis method.

Forest Research collaborate with Defra and Vodafone to pilot new generation of tree growth monitors

This week, scientists from Forest Research have been demonstrating their research on woodlands and climate change at Forestry England’s Alice Holt Forest. The activities are part of British Science Week and have been carried out with local college students.

As part of the Forestry Commission’s centenary celebrations, Forest Research has planted 25 trees in the grounds of its research station at Alice Holt Lodge, in the south-east of England.

Wind and forests – the evolution of research since the 1950s

What do we know about how trees can cool our towns and cities?