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Economics of risk and tipping points: approaches to valuing forest resilience
A review of economic approaches to risk and uncertainty, tipping points and resilience in forestry. A conceptual framework for the resilience valuation and its interaction with risk is proposed
Developing multi-stand / CCF version of optimal rotation length prototype model
Explores optimal management in a multi-stand / Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) setting and various ecosystem services and benefits provided by complex forests.
Assessing public and stakeholder attitudes to Pine Martens
Forest Research is undertaking attitudinal research with stakeholders and the public to understand levels of awareness about pine marten ecology, and perspectives around a potential re-introduction.
Forestry Facts & Figure 2017
This booklet contains a summary of statistics about woodland and forestry. The complete statistics for 2017 are available on our forestry statistics web page. Please note - the printed version of...
Evaluation of the Westonbirt Arboretum Community Inclusion programme and Visitor Experience
Evaluation of Westonbirt Arboretum Community Inclusion programme and Visitor Experience programme by Forest Research
Valuing the social and environmental contribution of woodlands and trees in England, Scotland and Wales
Woodlands and trees have a wide-ranging role in the economy but this is often under-valued in conventional economic indicators. For example, woodlands deliver social and environmental benefits – such as...
Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forest for water)
The aim of the PESFOR-W COST Action is to synthesize knowledge, provide guidance and encourage collaborative research to improve Europe’s capacity to use Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES)
Multi partner research project on risk-based strategies to prepare for and manage the invasive emerald ash borer and bronze birch borer.
Natural Play: how can we enable children to benefit from nature?
Two papers explore how can we enable children to benefit from nature in the context of Norway, a country which is often perceived as having strong connections to outdoor life.
Children and young people’s engagement with nature
The research focuses on children and young people’s engagement with trees, woodlands and wider nature and the barriers to, and opportunities, for further engagement.