- New reports on the benefits of green infrastructure
A synthesis of the evidence on the positive benefits which green infrastructure brings to society.
- Big Society in your local woods!
Using information from a new series of commissioned reports to investigate the motivations of UK volunteers and community-based organisations to take on woodland ownership and management
- Can woodland reduce flooding?
Forest Research commissioned to identify those areas in the Lake District National Park most at risk and determine if woodland creation might be the answer
- Government Minister and top scientist see the science in the trees
Catching up with the range of work that Forest Research carries out into climate change, resource management and human and ecological sciences
- Help for managers and owners of native broadleaved woodland
A new handbook entitled 'Managing Native Broadleaved Woodlands'
- Rare lichen discovery
Highland stump lichen (Cladonia botrytes) found at Invercauld Estate in Aberdeenshire
- Storms – an increasing threat to Europe’s forests
Leading a European Forest Institute (EFI) project entitled ‘Past and future impacts of storms to European forests’
- Celebrating the Northern Research Station’s 40th anniversary
On Friday May 7, we celebrated the fortieth anniversary of the opening of our Northern Research Station.
- Forest Research at the Royal Botanic Gardens
Giving visitors a taste of the science associated with forestry.
- Measuring forest phenology
Helping to establish two new International Phenology Gardens (IPGs) at Westonbirt Arboretum and Bedgebury Pinetum.
- Online data management system
Creating an online system to record all the details of our varied data sets.
- Trees and forests in British society
Conference organised by Forest Research that explored the demands that society places on forestry and the role it is expected to play.
- Conserving endangered conifers
Forest Research scientist Matt Parratt recently visited Vietnam to assist in a global conservation project aimed at saving five threatened conifer species.
- EFORWOOD – Sustainability of the European forestry–wood chain
Assessing the sustainability of the European forest-based sector and the impacts of various policy measures or technological developments.
- Examining the benefits of green infrastructure
Forest Research has recently won a contract to examine the benefits of green infrastructure for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
- The carbon in this piece of wood is equivalent to...
‘How much carbon is in a tree?’ is a common question and not one that’s easy to answer in a way most of us can relate to.
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