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This research programme supports the management of conflicts caused by vertebrate species and their impacts in woodlands. It provides information to support policy makers and practitioners in delivery of forest policy targets.
The research areas cover:
Many woodland types and stages are sensitive to the impacts that forest-based invasive or non-native species may have. For example:
Non-native and invasive species may also affect woodland biodiversity (European, Country and Regional Habitat Action Plans (HAPs) and rare species protected under legislation and Biodiversity Action Plan’s (BAPs)), and the consequences of their impacts may be influenced by climate change.
Priorities for research are identified through:
The research focus is:
By providing best practice guidance on the cost effectiveness of, and methods to prevent mammal damage to enhance establishment, regeneration and woodland biodiversity, the programme supports the:
Corporate and Forestry Support within the Forestry Commission fund the majority of this research and collaboration with other organisations occurs where practicable.
The programme is on going
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