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Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Managing forest operations to protect the water environment

This Practice Guide provides advice to forest managers, practitioners, planners and supervisors, on how forest operations should be planned and managed to protect the water environment.

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Forest hydrology
Official publication: Management handbook | BK

Forest Yield: A handbook on forest growth and yield tables for British forestry

Yield models are one of the foundations of forest management. They provide information about the patterns of tree growth and potential productivity that can be expected in forest stands of...

Themes

  • Tree breeding
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
Official publication: Field Guide | FG

Thinning control (2015)

This Field Guide provides guidance on the control of volume to be removed when marking a thinning and a guide to thinning yields. There are four sections: the first describes...

Themes

  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Deciding future management options for afforested deep peatland

This guide will help forest managers and agents in Scotland decide the best future management option for afforested deep peat sites (defined here as soils with a peat layer of...

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Managing open habitats in upland forests

The proportion of open space in many forests and woodlands is increasing as forest management plans are implemented and forests are restructured. Landowners and forest managers are increasingly being encouraged...

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: Field Guide | FG

Forest Seedlings: A guide to the identification of tree and shrub seedlings in Britain

The ability to accurately identify tree and shrub seedlings is invaluable to anyone with an interest in forests and woodlands and it is fundamental to practical woodland management. However, identifying...

Themes

  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Managing forests in acid sensitive water catchments

Atmospheric pollution in the form of acid deposition has been dramatically reduced since international controls on emissions were introduced in the 1980s. However, acidification still affects acid-sensitive regions of the...

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Design techniques for forest management planning

Forest management plans are the key reference documents for monitoring and assessing forests and forestry practice in Britain. They define and communicate forest and woodland management proposals, set out how...

Themes

  • Forest management
Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Building wildfire resilience into forest management planning

Wildfire events are predicted to increase in frequency in the UK due to increased land-use pressure and climate change. Wildfires can have a number of impacts on sustainable forest management...

Themes

  • Forest management
Official publication: Practice Note | PN

Establishing and managing gene conservation units

Conserving the genetic diversity within our tree species and the processes that determine it are important for sustainable forest management and increasing the resilience of Britain’s forests and woodlands. The...

Themes

  • Genetics