Recent Media Releases
|Research Note Explores Issues Of Converting Conifers To Native Woodland||A new Research Note from the Forestry Commission explores the benefits and drawbacks of converting non-native planted woodlands to native woodlands, and evaluates woodland owners’ attitudes towards, and experiences of, conversion. - 23/09/2016|
|Celebrating The Centenary Of The Cyril Hart Arboretum||On Saturday 17th September the family and friends of Cyril Hart celebrated this most auspicious event joining together with Forestry Commission staff past and present, the Forest of Dean Verderers, past Deputy Surveyors, the Arboretum Volunteers and many others who have contributed to the arboretum in many different ways. - 21/09/2016|
|‘Check Your Chestnuts’, Owners Advised||The Forestry Commission is appealing to the owners and managers of sweet chestnut trees to step up their vigilance for sweet chestnut blight following the discovery of a tree with the disease in the summer of 2016. - 08/09/2016|
|Boosting Conifer Seed Production To Benefit Wildlife||A Forestry Commission Research Note aims to help managers of conifer woods to manage them in ways which maximise the quantity and continuity of seed production as a food resource for wildlife. - 23/08/2016|
- Forest Research in Search of Open Grown Trees
- Research assesses the impact of award winning project ‘Grow Wild’
- Award recognises achievements of Forest Research scientist Dr Joan Webber
- Honorary doctorate for Research Fellow who embodies interdisciplinary working
- Reasons to adapt: risks and impacts of climate change for forestry highlighted
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