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Volunteering in forests in Scotland and Wales

This page summarises Forest Research’s study of volunteering in public forests in Scotland and Wales.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Research topic

Estimating visitor and visit numbers to woodlands

This page summarises Forest Research’s review of methods and tools used by forest managers and practitioners to estimate visitor numbers, visit frequencies and total visits to woodlands.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Evaluating the uptake of decision support systems in the UK forestry sector

This page summarises the findings of a Forest Research study to assess the level of uptake of decision support systems within the UK forestry and land use sectors.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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The contribution of trees, woods and forests to quality of life

This page summarises Forest Research’s research and policy review and comprehensive inventory of evidence and practical programmes to develop greenspace in urban/peri-urban regeneration, place-making and place-shaping.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Estimating amenity values of street trees and woodland views: a methodological review

The page summarises the findings of Forest Research’s review into methodologies for estimating the benefits (amenity value) delivered by street trees and woodland views.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Scoping study: assessment of the UK woodfuel supply chain

The page summarises Forest Research’s review of the UK woodfuel supply chain covering pricing and production cost dynamics and an assessment of knowledge gaps.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Social change in the National Forest

The page summarises an assessment of social and economic change generated by the National Forest.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Cultural value of trees, woods and forests

This page summarises findings and recommendations from a Forest Research study into how participation in woodland events and activities generates cultural value. The study also reviewed how woodland stakeholders measure this value and how it influences their plans and decisions.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Review: the role of trees and woods in formal education and learning

This page summarises the findings of Forest Research’s review of evidence relating to formal education and learning outdoors, with specific focus on educational activities in or about trees, woods and forests.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Research topic

The influence of riparian shade on water temperature in lowland forest streams of southern England

Results from an ongoing study in lowland streams in the New Forest

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology