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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.

Expert Committee on Forest Science Welcomes New Member Professor Darren Evans

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.

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.

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 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. The...

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.

Recently published research in the Journal of Fungi reveals the destructive tree pathogen Phytophthora ramorum originates from the laurisilva forests of East Asia.

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.