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  • Publications

    Land managers behaviour and forest resilience

    Land owners and managers are being urged to change their behaviours and practice to increase forest resilience, this research describes some of the barriers to change including the different attitudes and beliefs of different kinds of land managers around uncertainty and risk, and the need for information and guidance which takes these perspectives into account.
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    Integrating research for policy and practice (2015-20)

    This research programme aims to develop new ways to understand, evaluate and communicate the impacts of research carried out by Forest Research and its partners across society, the economy and environment. Outputs include a series of case studies, and technical guidance to help embed impact generation into the research process.
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    Albena, Bulgaria – September 2018

    Fifth Full Meeting of PESFOR-W – Albena, Bulgaria Flamingo Hotel, Albena, Bulgaria List of Participants Programme and MC agenda attached Introductory presentation from Action Chair – Gregory Valatin Presentation by Kossara Bozhilova-Kisheva and Silvia Ivanova, Black Sea Basin Directorate, Varna on Surface Water Control and Management, Assessment Indicators, Payments and Management Schemes. Presentation...
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    Influencing behaviour for resilient treescapes: Rapid Evidence Assessment

    Lead Author: Bianca Ambrose-Oji
    The Rapid Evidence Assessment considers the following: The impact of policy tools – grants, subsidies, programmes, provision of advice – on the response of land managers to tree pests and diseases The potential of formal networks to act as disseminators of information and knowledge, and mediators of change.
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    NHS Greenspace in Scotland

    NHS Greenspace in Scotland is being developed through a series of demonstration projects at different hospital sites. Staff, patients, visitors and local communities are the beneficiaries of improvements to NHS Greenspace.
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    Stavanger, Norway – July 2018

    Fourth Full Meeting of PESFOR-W – Stavanger, Norway Jæren Hotel, Solhøgda 3, 4340 Bryne, Stavanger, Norway List of participants Programme and MC agenda attached Introductory presentation from Action Chair – Gregory Valatin Presentation by Johan Barstad and Rhys Evans, HLB, Norway on PES Experience and Opportunities Presentations by Takuya Takahashi, University of Shiga Prefecture) & Takashi...
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    Padova, Italy – March 2018

    Third Full Meeting of PESFOR-W – Padova, Italy Villa Revedin Bolasco, Castelfrano Veneto, Padova. 12-15 March 2018 List of participants Programme and MC agenda attached Introductory presentation from Action Chair, Gregory Valatin TESAF Introductory presentation   Presentation by Peter Kristensen, European Environment Agency, on European water policy and the challenges of meeting WFD water quality targets (by Skype) Presentation...
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    Opatija, Croatia, October 2017

    Second Full Meeting of PESFOR-W – OPATIJA, CROATIA Grand Hotel, Opatijska Cvijeta, Opatija. 17-19 October 2017 List of participants Programme and MC agenda attached Introductory presentation from Action Chair, Gregory Valatin Presentation from Dijana Vuletic – PES Schemes and Research in Croatia Presentation from Theresa Loeffler, UNECE/FAO Forestry & Timber Section An International perspective on...
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    Dissemination Meetings

    IUFRO 125th World Congress 18-23 September 2017, Freiburg, Germany Incentives for woodland creation to improve water quality: an overview of the initial findings, activities and ambitions of the PESFOR-W COST Action presented by Gregory Valatin (session Chair) Presentation   Ireland's Native Woodlands Conference – 20 Years a-Growing 30 April – 1 May 2018, Delgany, County...
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    Nancy, France – February 2017

    First Full Meeting of PESFOR-W – NANCY, FRANCE AgroParis Tech, 14 rue Giradet, Nancy, France and case study to Vittel Plenary and Working Group meetings 28th February – 1st March 2017 List of participants Programme and MC agenda attached Introductory presentation from Action Chair Presentation from COST Action Science Officer Presentation from Alessandro Leonardi on Governance and...
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    1st Management Committee (MC) meeting – October 2016

    1st Management Committee (MC) meeting Location: COST Association, 149 Avenue Louise, Brussels, Belgium 18th October 2016 Minutes of meeting: COST Association Presentation: Presentation by Chair, Gregory Valatin:
  • Publications

    Outdoor learning: closing the attainment gap in primary schoolchildren in Scotland

    Lead Author: Jamie Hamilton
    This Research Note compares the performances of 71 primary schoolchildren carrying out curricular tasks in outdoor and indoor classroom settings. By observing, recording and analysing how the children performed in group activities taken from the Scottish curriculum, an evaluation could be made of the relative merits of indoor and outdoor learning. In general, the results […]