Timber, carbon and wind risk: towards an integrated model of optimal rotation length
Modern forest management practice increasingly adopts an ecosystem services approach to account for the multiple benefits and objectives of forestry. It is also increasingly linked to climate change adaptation and...
Solving how a complex disease threatens our iconic oak
Scientists have for the first time tracked down the cause of the stem bleeding symptoms of acute oak decline.
Microbiome and infectivity studies reveal complex polyspecies tree disease in Acute Oak Decline
h3>Team work between Forest Research, Bangor University and others has for the first time, tracked down the cause of the stem bleeding symptoms of acute oak decline (AOD). Using the...
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...
Choice of silver birch planting stock for productive woodands
Silver birch is second only to oak in terms of total broadleaved woodland area in Britain. In the last two decades there has been an increase in the planting of...
Assessing the investment returns from timber and carbon in woodland creation projects
Financial returns from woodland creation have traditionally been generated from sales of timber. In recent years, the voluntary carbon market has established and grown in the UK and landowners can...
Pine pitch canker - Pest Alert
Pine pitch canker, also known as pitch or pitch pine canker, is a serious canker disease of pines and Douglas fir caused by the fungus Fusarium circinatum. The disease affects...
The UK Forestry Standard - summary checklist
Practising sustainable forestry means managing our forests in a way that meets our needs at present but that does not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their needs....
Research concludes climate change brings enormous challenges for forests worldwide
climate change disturbances to forestry
Ecological impacts of ash dieback and mitigation methods
Ash is a widespread species which makes a substantial contribution to many landscapes. Ash trees are affected by ash dieback, a disease caused by a fungus. It is clear from...