Mechanical properties of naturally-regenerated Sitka spruce
An investigation into the wood properties and timber potential of naturally-regenerated Sitka spruce; whether left un-thinned or re-spaced to various stocking densities.
Peatland ecosystem services
Monitoring ecosystem services from afforested peatland and the effects of bog restoration and conversion to peatland edge woodland
Strathard: a landscape to live, work and play
This project aims to develop more sustainable and resilient land and water management plans in Strathard by taking an ecosystems approach which considers the wider impacts and benefits of a range of management plans on ecosystem services, the landscape and communities living there.
Climate change impacts on insect pests associated with Sitka spruce
This project is investigating the potential impact that a changing climate may have on the insect pests associated with the UK’s most important and widely planted conifer tree species Sitka spruce.
SilviFuture is a network established to promote and share knowledge about novel forest species across Britain.
A collaborative initiative between sixteen of Scotland’s leading research and higher education institutions undertaking work on climate change and the transition to a low carbon economy
Urban trees and greenspace in a changing climate
Research to understand the contribution that urban trees make with respect to: the resilience of current and planned urban tree stocks to climate change, their role in regulating temperatures, and water management in urban areas
Integrated forest monitoring
About the Level I, Level II, environmental change network, FutMon and Biosoil programmes
Slowing the Flow at Pickering
Project exploring a new approach to flood management by working with nature to try and store more water in the landscape and slow its passage downstream
Tree stability and wind risk to forests
Management tools, advice and research to reduce and manage wind damage to British forests