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UKFS Practice Guide

Conserving and managing trees and woodlands in Scotland's designed landscapes

Since Medieval times, designed landscapes have evolved and at times changed dramatically in style and character. Throughout all periods and recognised styles however, trees have been an essential feature. In…

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  • Ecosystem services
UKFS Practice Guide

Managing ancient and native woodland in England

Managing ancient and native woodland in England has been produced by Forestry Commission England as an aid to forestry and woodland managers working with ancient and native woodland. It brings…

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  • Forest management
UKFS Practice Guide

Identifying the historic environment in Scotland's forests and woodlands

Identifying the historic environment in Scotland's forests and woodlands has been prepared by Forestry Commission Scotland and Archaeology Scotland as an aid to forestry and woodland managers when considering the…

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  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
UKFS Practice Guide

Raising trees and shrubs from seed

This Practice Guide introduces the principles and practical methods for collecting, storing and propagating from seed a wide range of woody species commonly grown in the British Isles. It is…

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  • Tree breeding
UKFS Practice Guide

Managing and controlling invasive rhododendron

Invasive rhododendron presents a unique problem to the managers of any habitats it colonises. If left untreated, this aggressive weed can rapidly occupy the entire understorey of a range of…

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  • Pests and diseases
UKFS Practice Guide

Creating new broadleaved woodland by direct seeding

This Practice Guide contains detailed recommendations for the establishment of new broadleaved woodlands by direct seeding, a silvicultural system whereby tree seed is sown by hand or machine into a…

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  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
UKFS Practice Guide

Reducing pesticide use in forestry

UK Government and European policy is to minimise pesticide use as far as possible. Covering pest, disease, vegetation and wildlife management, and based upon the latest research, Reducing Pesticide Use…

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  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
UKFS Practice Guide

The management of semi-natural woodlands: 1. lowland acid beech and oak woods

This Guide was first published in 1994. This edition is a reprint with a revised format and further reading section, otherwise the text has not been altered.

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  • Forest management
UKFS Practice Guide

The management of semi-natural woodlands: 2. lowland beech–ash woods

This Guide was first published in 1994. This edition is a reprint with a revised format and further reading section, otherwise the text has not been altered.

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  • Forest management
UKFS Practice Guide

The management of semi-natural woodlands: 3. lowland mixed broadleaved woods

This Guide was first published in 1994. This edition is a reprint with a revised format and further reading section, otherwise the text has not been altered.

Themes

  • Forest management