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Project evaluation: the TreeGeneration urban forestry pilot project for North East Wales

The page summarises Forest Research’s evaluation of TreeGeneration, a project to support and promote urban tree planting in Wrexham and Flintshire.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Outdoors and Health Network

A one year collaborative network of researchers and public sector/policy representatives to examine the relationship between individuals’ health and well-being and their use of the outdoors

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Wildfires in Wales: social drivers and mitigation measures

This page summarises findings from Forest Research’s studies to explore what motivates people to set fires and to assess and test prevention strategies.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Assessing the contribution of forestry grants to equal access for disabled people for recreation in Scottish woods

The page summarises the findings of work by the OPENspace Research Centre in Edinburgh to develop methodologies for evaluating how much grant schemes support disability access to woodlands.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Equal access: enhancing access for disabled people to recreation opportunities, facilities and services in Scottish forests

The page summarises the findings of work by the OPENspace Research Centre to develop new guidance, tools and support for Forestry Commission staff to promote equal access for disabled people.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Exploring disabled people's perceptions and use of forest recreation facilities

The page summarises the findings of a study by Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research to assess how disabled people perceived and experienced woodlands, and how these issues affect their use.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Transnational forestry management (ForeStClim)

This page summarises the main findings and recommendations of the ‘Transnational Forestry Management Strategies in Response to Regional Climate Change Impacts’ (ForeStClim) project, funded by the EU Interreg IVB North West Europe (NEW) programme.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
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Improving the ecological content of Forest Plans

A case study from Glen Affric - May 2008

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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Barriers to accessing woodlands for health and well-being

This page summarises findings from Forest Research’s study of five woodland sites in Scotland to understand why some people do not use woodlands for leisure and physical activity.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Evaluation: Cydcoed grant scheme

The page summarises Forest Research’s summative evaluation of the Cydcoed Phase I and II grant programme.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research