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Official publication: Research Note | RN

The economic and social contribution of forestry for people in Scotland

This Research Note summarises the results of a two-year valuation of the current social and economic contribution of forestry, forests and woodlands to the people of Scotland.

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  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Research Note | RN

Lifestyle, identity and young people’s experiences of mountain biking

This Research Note summarises in-depth research conducted with young people as part of the Active England project at Bedgebury Forest, Kent.

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  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Research Note | RN

Forests as places of mental well-being for people with dementia

This Research Note is based on a PhD research study ‘Forests as places of mental well-being: the meaning and use of urban forests by people with early-stage dementia’. The study...

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  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Research Report | RP

A valuation of the economic and social contribution of forestry for people in Scotland

This report presents the results of a comprehensive valuation of the current social and economic benefits of forestry, forests and woodlands in Scotland that are derived by the people of...

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  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Research Report | RP

Trees, people and the built environment - Proceedings of the Urban Trees Research Conference 13-14 April 2011

Our urban forests, the trees and woodlands in and around our towns and cities, provide numerous environmental, economic and social benefits. As the most important single component of green infrastructure...

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  • Urban greening
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: Research Report | RP

Insights from behavioural economics for ecosystem services valuation and sustainability

Ecosystem services refer to the benefits or outputs that people derive from ecosystems. Following the publication of the UK National Ecosystem Assessment there has been a growing interest in assessing...

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  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Practice Note | PN

Managing public safety on harvesting sites

Everyone involved in forestry work has health and safety duties and responsibilities. This Practice Note provides guidance to help landowners, forest managers and forestry practitioners manage public safety on harvesting...

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  • Forest management
  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Practice Note | PN

Managing woodland access and forest operations in Scotland

Forests and woodlands bring wide-ranging and diverse benefits to people in Scotland. They are ideal places for people of all ages to participate in leisure, recreation and sports. However, forests...

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  • Forest management
Official publication: UK Forestry Standard (UKFS) | FC

The UK Forestry Standard - summary checklist

Practising sustainable forestry means managing our forests in a way that meets our needs at present but that does not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their needs....

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  • Forest management