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Forest Diversification

Exploring the scope to enhance the biodiversity potential, ecosystem functioning and resilience of woodlands through the diversification and conversion of simple production-oriented forest stands.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
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Regeneration and sustainable silviculture

Adapting forest regeneration to increase resilience to climate change and biotic threats, whilst maintaining productivity.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
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Technical Development – Woodland Operations

Technical Development’s Woodland Operations Programme develops, evaluates and promotes safe and efficient equipment and methods into forestry establishment and maintenance, integrated forest management, environmental management, harvesting and transport and woodfuel

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
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The breeding of conifer species

Improving the economic value of conifer planting stock through breeding and selection.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
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Governance of community woodlands

Research projects exploreing governance of community woodlands and forests

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
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Behaviour of private land owners and managers

Research into private landowner decision-making, culture and their attitudes towards forestry.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Socio economic research
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Chalara ash dieback resistance trials

Chalara ash dieback resistance trials across the UK

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
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Forest Management Adaptation (AdaFor) 2013 -2015

Details of the Forest Management Adaption project working to ensure forests are sustainable in the future

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
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Literature review: behaviour and behavioural change

This page is summarises Forest Research’s review of the latest research and practice regarding behaviour and behavioural change.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Human dimensions of species management

Understanding human-wildlife interactions in forest environments

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services