Selecting urban trees for ecosystem service provision
Urban trees provide a range of benefits or ‘ecosystem services’ to society.
Trees, greenspace and urban cooling
Trees and greenspaces can play an important role in reducing the negative impact of the urban heat island effect on urban communities.
Acetamiprid, chlorantraniliprole, and in some situations the physical barriers MultiPro® or Kvaae® wax, can be alternatives to traditional synthetic pyrethroid insecticides for the protection of young conifers from damage by the large pine weevil Hylobius
Acetamiprid, chlorantraniliprole, and in some situations the physical barriers MultiPro® or Kvaae® wax, can be alternatives to traditional synthetic pyrethroid insecticides for the protection of young conifers from damage by the large pine weevil Hylobius abietis L.
The threat to UK conifer forests posed by Ips bark beetles
This Report describes the biological and environmental factors that influence attack frequency and severity from Ips bark beetles and assesses strategies for their management, with emphasis on the major threat posed by I. typographus.
Centre of Excellence for Brownfield Regeneration
Forestry Commission Centre of Excellence for brownfield regeneration to woodland and open green space
Urban Forest Research Group
The Urban Forest Research Group undertakes research into the structure, composition, and value of trees in towns and cities in the UK. The urban forest comprises all the trees in…
Providing the evidence base to diversify Britain’s forests
Early results of species and provenance trials established in 2012.
SMARTIES - Surveillance and MAnagament of multiple Risks to Treescapes: Integrating Epidemiology and Stakeholder behaviour. SMARTIES is a collaborative project led by Rothamsted Research with Forest Research, University of Salford…
Public Perceptions of Urban Trees
How do contemporary Great British attitudes to urban trees vary between locality, individuals and communities with different socio-demographic backgrounds? Forest Research aims to investigate this through a rapid evidence review, a national questionnaire and a series of focus groups.
Factsheet: Climate change and forests
How do woodlands and forests affect the climate?