Report investigating the current opportunities for volunteering, where and how these operate and any barriers to developing volunteering or offering further opportunities. April 2011. By: Liz O’Brien and Mariella Marzano. Related pages People, trees and woodlands Social forestry research
Carbon valuation, discounting and risk management are important in ensuring that effective incentives are put in place to tackle climate change, and in comparing the relative merits of climate mitigation activities over time. Approaches applied in different contexts, including in relation to permanence issues, are reviewed in order to help inform development by the Forestry […]
Additionality is a core aspect of quality assurance of greenhouse gas emissions reduction and sequestration activities, being used in a climate change context to mean net abatement over and above that which would have arisen anyway in the absence of a given activity or project. The underlying rationale of is to distinguish activities which further […]
Can continuous cover forestry management improve slope stability? By Victoria Stokes. Internal report to the Forestry Commission, 2011. Related pages Continuous cover silviculture Integrated establishment systems for the uplands Management of upland native woodlands Woodland and habitat management publications
Report that identifies key evidence themes and evidence gaps and urban regeneration, place-shaping and making programmes in Great Britain in which trees have played the fundamental role. October 2010. By Amy Stewart and Liz O’Brien.
Summary from study that explored how cultural values are identified, explored and taken into account in forest planning and decision-making processes. You may also download the full report(PDF-438K) here. By Paul Tabbush.
Final report from study that explored how cultural values are identified, explored and taken into account in forest planning and decision-making processes. Also: Executive summary (PDF-438K) By Paul Tabbush. The Active England programme aimed to increase community participation in sport and physical activity across England. Forest Research contributed to the monitoring and evaluation of five […]
This Information Note provides information on the northern wood ant Formica lugubris, the Scottish wood ant Formica aquilonia and the narrow-headed ant Formica exsecta. Information is presented on the legal and conservation status, ecology, habitat requirements and management of these three species. The Note is aimed at a wide range of people with interests in […]
By Russell Anderson. 2003. Related pages Habitat networks Landscape ecology Integrated establishment systems for the uplands Lowland native woodlands Integrated forest vegetation management Management of upland native woodlands Silvicultural and woodland management practices publications Vegetation management publications Woodland establishment and regeneration publications
This Bulletin provides information on the ecological value and management of rides, roadsides and edge habitats. Part One describes the ecology of edges and open areas. It looks at their value in both semi-natural and plantation woodland, and discusses the influences of light and microclimate, vegetation succession and wildlife. Part Two provides a guide to […]
This research examines the applications of green finance to trees, woods, and forests (TWF) in the UK, focusing on innovative financing mechanisms. It investigates how green finance is defined and identifies financial mechanisms that have the potential to increase private investment into the country’s TWF.
This review provides evidence of preferences for artificial infrastructure and facilities, and other natural features (alongside trees) that different people favour in different treescapes. Evidence is drawn from 41 international studies from 2002-2022.
Flooding is a major environmental hazard facing the UK and one that is expected to increase with climate change. Societal impacts and economic damages are likely to escalate, with major floods already costing multiple £billion. These concerns are driving a more sustainable approach to flood risk management involving greater working with natural processes to slow […]
There is increasing interest in designing policy interventions to sustain positive individual or societal behaviours and to encourage behaviour change which tackles environmental issues including climate change.
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