ESCom 2020 workshop: Scotland's National Ecological Network - progress and practicalities

Alison Hester, Marc J. Metzger

Lead Author: Chloe Bellamy

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Research topic

Land Use and Ecosystem Services

The research aims to increase our understanding of how woodlands and wooded landscapes provide a diverse range of ecosystem services (ES), and to help policymakers, forest managers and planners understand and assess how the specific placement and management of woodlands affects ES delivery at various scales.

Status: Current


  • Ecosystem services
Peer reviewed papers

Knowledge sharing, problem solving and professional development in a Scottish Ecosystem Services Community of Practice

This paper describes the benefits and challenges associated with developing and maintaining ESCom Scotland, a community of researchers, policy makers, practitioners and others involved in natural resource management in Scotland. Based on our experience, we provide ten recommendations to help others implement similar communities of practice.


  • Ecosystem services