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UKFS Practice Guide

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
Archive publication: Bulletin

[Archive] Forests and surface water acidification

This Bulletin reviews the evidence for a suggested forest effect in the acidification of surface waters in Great Britain. Acid deposition from the atmosphere within susceptible areas of Britain has…

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
Archive publication: Information Note

[Archive] Water use by trees

This Information Note assesses the factors that influence the water use of trees and considers how conifers and broadleaves are likely to affect water resources in different parts of the…

Themes

  • Forest hydrology
Archive publication: Bulletin

[Archive] Water storage of timber: experience in Britain

From time to time a calamity such as forest fire or violent storm requires that timber is salvaged quickly. Where such timber is plantation grown the investment loss that major…

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
Research Note

Forestry and surface water acidification

Forests and forest management practices can affect surface water acidification in a number of ways. The primary mechanism is the ability of tree canopies to capture more sulphur and nitrogen…

Themes

  • Forest hydrology
Archive publication: Field Book

[Archive] Invertebrate animals as indicators of acidity in upland streams

Studies in the UK and elsewhere have shown that acid freshwater habitats have different floras and faunas and fewer species in most taxonomic groups, when compared with near-neutral waters. The…

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
UKFS Practice Guide

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
Archive publication: Bulletin

[Archive] A manual of good practice for the use of sewage sludge in forestry

Sewage sludge, a mixture of solids and water produced during the treatment of waste water, can be used as a valuable fertiliser and is currently widely used as such in…

Themes

  • Forest management
Research Note

Restoring afforested peat bogs: results of current research

The value of peat bogs as open habitats and stores of carbon may be lost if they are planted with trees. The number of bogs being restored is increasing but…

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
Archive publication: Occasional Paper

[Archive] Forestry Expansion - a study of technical, economic and ecological factors - The impacts of forestry expansion on water quality and quantity

This is one of a series of papers which form part of a study to consider the scale, location and nature of forestry expansion in Britain.

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Socio economic research