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Spring 2014(PDF-3042K- opens in a new window)

Cover of FR News Spring 2014 issue
  • Using trees to slow the flow
  • New guidance for clearing infected rhododendron
  • Urban trees research conference
  • Creating art from science
  • New Science and Innovation Strategy launched
  • People News
  • New publications
  • What's new on our website
  • In brief
  • Contact details

Published: March 2014


Autumn 2013(PDF-2507K- opens in a new window)

Cover of FR News Autumn 2013 issue
  • Tree improvement strategy
  • Living ash project
  • Giant panda research collaboration
  • Banking juniper seeds for future generations
  • Measuring the value of urban trees
  • New publications
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: November 2013


Summer 2013(PDF-3933K)

Cover of FR News Summer 2013 issue
  • Ash tree trials
  • Tracking red squirrels
  • Citizen science project to map Britain's trees
  • Building climate change resilience
  • New publications
  • Events
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: July 2013


Winter 2012/13 (PDF-3048K)

Cover of FR News Winter 2012/13 issue
  • Asian longhorn beetle
  • High-resolution aerial photography for forestry
  • Chalara dieback of ash
  • Encouraging scientists of tomorrow
  • International forestry collaboration
  • Open Air Laboratories tree health survey
  • New publications
  • Events
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: February 2013


Autumn 2012 (PDF-2448K)

Cover of FR News Autumn 2012 issue
  • Using green infrastructure to relieve urban heat-related stress
  • Supporting peatland policy for Welsh forests
  • NovelTree – novel technology!
  • Advances in understanding forests and CO2
  • Award-winning article
  • New publications
  • Our other newsletters
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: October 2012.


Summer 2012 (PDF-1625K)

Cover of FR News Summer 2012 issue
  • Public preferences for forests as sites for recreation: a pan-European study
  • Underpinning a move to precision forestry
  • Advances in estimating forest production
  • Research students investigate timber quality
  • Forest Research’s chemical analysis laboratory shows its quality
  • New publications
  • Events
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: June 2012.


Winter 2011/12 (PDF-1937K)

Cover of FR News Winter 2012 issue
  • Praise for Scots pine project
  • Oak processionary moth
  • Successful germination of threatened species
  • Woodland-related social enterprises
  • Harnessing new developments in molecular technology
  • Hands-on science at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • Forest Research reviewed by independent panel
  • More Tree and Forest Health Days planned for 2012
  • Linking forest risk to finance
  • How much carbon and woodfuel do farm woodlands contain
  • New publications
  • Our other newsletters
  • Events
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: February 2012.


Autumn 2011 (PDF-1082K)

Cover of FR News Autumn 2011 issue
  • Woodland for Water
  • Cultural and spiritual values of European forests
  • New plant tissue culture laboratory opens
  • New publications
  • Events
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: October 2011.


Summer 2011 (PDF-2146K)

Cover of FR News Summer 2011 issue
  • The UK's first National Ecosystem Assessment is launched
  • Assessing the sustainability of bioenergy crops
  • Wildfires in Wales
  • Transformation to continuous cover versus clearfelling and replanting - how do the economics compare?
  • New seed research laboratory opens
  • Communicating risk
  • UK-India collaboration project update
  • Saving seeds for the future
  • European workshop considers the potential of urban forestry
  • New publications
  • Events
  • What's new on our website
  • Contact details

Published: July 2011.


Spring 2011 (PDF-1764K)

Cover of FR News Spring 2011 issue
  • Green light for research into forest management effects on woodland birds
  • International Year of Forests
  • All you ever wanted to know about tree species…
  • Climate change and the timber trade – understanding the opportunities and challenges
  • New publication series launched
  • Our other newsletters
  • Events
  • Contact details

Published: March 2011.


January 2011 (PDF-3070K)

Cover of FR News January 2011 issue
  • Promoting sustainable greenspace
  • Forest Research success at APF 2010
  • Carbon and greenhouse gases in UK forestry
  • Collaborative land-use project impresses reviewers
  • New publications
  • Events
  • What’s new on our website

September 2010 (PDF-2192K)

Cover of FR News September 2010 issue
  • Government Minister and top scientist see the science in the trees
  • Help for managers and owners of native broadleaved woodland
  • Storms – an increasing threat to Europe’s forests
  • Can woodland reduce flooding?
  • Big Society in your local woods!
  • Rare lichen discovery
  • New publications
  • Our other newsletters
  • Events
  • What’s new on our website

June 2010 (PDF-1982K)

Cover of FR News June 2010 issue
  • Trees and forests in British society
  • Measuring forest phenology
  • Forest Research at the Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Online data management system
  • Celebrating the Northern Research Station’s 40th anniversary
  • New publications
  • Events
  • What’s new on our website

March 2010 (PDF-2572K)

Cover of FR News March 2010 issue
  • The science behind the National Assessment of Forestry’s role in combating climate change
  • Examining the benefits of green infrastructure
  • The carbon in this piece of wood is equivalent to...
  • Eforwood – Sustainability of the European forestry–wood chain
  • Conserving endangered conifers
  • Events
  • What’s new on our website

November 2009 (PDF-1893K)

Cover of FR News November 2009 issue
  • Pine-tree lappet moth found in Scotland
  • Ecological networks: science and practice
  • Forest Health days in Scotland
  • Common juniper ‘in a pickle’
  • Future monitoring of forest plots for climate change
  • African students’ study visit
  • New Publications
  • Events
  • What’s new on our website

July 2009 (PDF-1519K)

Cover of FR News July 2009 issue
  • Acoustic tool improves tree harvesting efficiency
  • Wildfires in Wales - what motivates arsonists?
  • What can insects tell us about forests?
  • Forest Research scientists captured on camera
  • Costs and benefits of clonal forestry
  • Evaluating carbon stocks in British forest soils
  • Impact of nitrogen on British forests
  • New Research Liaison Officer for England
  • New Publications
  • Events
  • What’s new on our website

April 2009 (PDF-1587K)

Cover of FR News April 2009 issue
  • Forest Research launches new Research Centres
  • Monitoring and evaluating the contribution of trees, woods and forests to quality of life
  • Stump harvesting — benefits and risks
  • Friendly fungi — mycorrhizas and their vital role in plant and tree health
  • Assessing open source GIS software for use with FR tools
  • Investigating horse chestnut bleeding canker
  • New Publications
  • What’s new on our website
  • Events

December 2008 (PDF-963K)

December 2008 issue
  • Message from the Chief Executive
  • New toolkit measures the health benefits of urban trees
  • Landscape-scale conservation
  • Calling all private woodland owners
  • Assessing the fate of direct-sown seed
  • Rural Research and Strategy Partnership launches Research Workshop Series
  • Investigating the cause of extensive stem bleeding on oaks
  • Technical Services Unit – listening to customers
  • Greening Alice Holt
  • FR’s award-winning display
  • New Publications
  • Staff news
  • What’s new on our website
  • Awards

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