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Official publication: Research Report | RP

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  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Research Report | RP

The potential of applied landscape ecology to forest design planning

Progress in research with special reference to Glen Affric and Sherwood Forest.

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Conserving and managing trees and woodlands in Scotland's designed landscapes

Since Medieval times, designed landscapes have evolved and at times changed dramatically in style and character. Throughout all periods and recognised styles however, trees have been an essential feature. In...

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: UKFS Guideline Note | GN

Short rotation coppice in the landscape

This Note outlines the main landscape considerations that need to be taken into account when planning the establishment of short rotation coppice, and provides advice to growers on the ways in which an area of coppice can be designed to blend in with the rest of the landscape.

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  • Forest management
Official publication: Research Report | RP

The restoration of wooded landscapes

Proceedings of a conference held at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, 14-15 September 2000. This publication comprises the proceedings of the conference. Its principle aim was to bring together researchers, practitioners and...

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: Research Note | RN

Biodiversity in fragmented landscapes

Maintaining species’ movement around landscapes is considered important if we are to conserve populations of many species and help them adapt to climate change. Particular features in the landscape have...

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  • 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...

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  • Forest management
Official publication: Research Report | RP

Leisure landscapes: exploring the role of forestry in tourism

This publication aims to provide an insight into the role of the forestry sector in tourism provision. It is targeted at people such as land managers, tourism operators and policy...

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  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Practice Guide | PG

Achieving diversity in Scotland's forest landscapes

Diversity in forests is essential to conserve biodiversity and expand habitats, and to contribute towards enhancing landscape quality and recreation opportunities. In addition, introducing species and age diversity throughout a...

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: Management handbook | BK

Managing the pinewoods of Scotland

Our native pinewoods have long been treasured for their landscape and cultural values, as well as their contribution to the economy through timber production and recreational activities. Following decades of...

Themes

  • Forest management