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Collaborative frameworks in land management: a case-study of wild deer in Britain

The page summarises the work of an interdisciplinary project, funded by the Rural Economy and Land Use Programme of the UK Research Councils, to develop collaborative and sustainable management of natural resources in Britain.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
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Community Woodlands and Forestry

Researching community involvement in woodland ownership, management and forest governance

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Crime and safety in woodlands and natural spaces

This page is about Forest Research’s joint seminar with Lancashire Constabulary, CABE Space and English Nature to understand how fears of anti-social behaviour and personal safety affect public use of woods, forests and open spaces.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Cultural ecosystem services, values and benefits

cultural ecosystem services, cultural ecosystem benefits, wellbeing benefits, social and environmental justice, green infrastructure, urban forestry, trees and woodlands.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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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
Publication: Scientific and technical publications

EcoServ-GIS: a toolkit for mapping ecosystem services

Background EcoServ-GIS is a toolkit to map ecosystem services at a county and region scale. The toolkitgenerates maps illustrating the need for each service as well as the capacity for...

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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Ecology of upland native woodlands

Investigating the influence of different management options and ecological processes on the condition of upland native woodland habitats

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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Economic integration of urban consumers demand and rural forestry production (EU COST action E30)

Understanding problems and solutions to forest-based entrepreneurship

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
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Edinburgh Panda Consortium

The Edinburgh Consortium for Giant Panda Conservation and Forest Landscape Restoration aims to deliver a 10-year Research Programme in partnership with Wolong and Sichuan colleagues.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Publication: Scientific and technical publications

Encouraging biodiversity at multiple scales in support of resilient woodlands. Forestry Commission Research Note FCRN 033.

Woodland ecosystems are integral to our health, well-being, security and economy, but they face a number of pressures including climate change, land-use intensification, and emerging pests and diseases. This Research...

Themes

  • Ecosystem services