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An analytical framework for spatially targeted management of natural capital

A major sustainability challenge is determining where to target management to enhance natural capital and the ecosystem services it provides. Achieving this understanding is difficult, given that the effects of...

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Peer reviewed papers

Ground surface subsidence in an afforested peatland fifty years after drainage and planting

In the UK, large areas of peatland were drained for forestry in the second half of the 20th century. Ground surface subsidence and diminishing depth (thickness) of the peat layer...

Themes

  • Soil science
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
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Evaluation of the Better Woodlands for Wales grant scheme

This page summarises Forest Research’s evaluation of the Better Woodlands for Wales grant scheme.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Forestry Facts & Figures | FS

Forestry Facts & Figure 2017

This booklet contains a summary of statistics about woodland and forestry. The complete statistics for 2017 are available on our forestry statistics web page. Please note - the printed version of...

Themes

  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
  • Socio economic research
Official publication: UK Forestry Standard (UKFS) | FC

The UK Forestry Standard 2017

This ePub has been designed for use on mobile devices such as iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

Themes

  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Research Note | RN

Valuing the social and environmental contribution of woodlands and trees in England, Scotland and Wales

This Research Note is based on a review by the University of Exeter that evaluated existing knowledge on valuing the social and environmental contributions of British trees and woodlands. It...

Official publication: Research Report | RP

Valuing the social and environmental contribution of woodlands and trees in England, Scotland and Wales

Woodlands and trees have a wide-ranging role in the economy but this is often under-valued in conventional economic indicators. For example, woodlands deliver social and environmental benefits – such as...

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Socio economic research
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Timber cladding in Scotland

This publication aims to provide accurate and up-to-date guidance on the use of timber cladding for architects, self-builders, planning and building control officers, contractors and cladding manufacturers.

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Tree breeding
  • Socio economic research
  • Urban greening
Archive publication: Report on Forest Research | RFR

Report on Forest Research for the year ended March, 1960

The report of Forest Research for the year ending March 1959. The report includesIntroductionSummary of the year’s workPart i Reports of work carried out by Forestry Commission research staff-Forest tree...

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
  • Urban greening
  • Forest hydrology
  • Soil science
  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
Archive publication: Occasional Paper | OP

[Archive] Forest nursery herbicides (1989)

In this Occasional paper information is given on the application of forest nursery herbicides. Much of this information is based on Forestry Commission trials. A brief description of the types...

Themes

  • Tree breeding
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases