Mark Ferryman

Research Scientist

Email: mark.ferryman@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Tel: +44 (0)300 067 5600
Tel direct: +44 (0)300 067 5646
Fax: +44 (0)1420 520180

Address:
Forest Research
Alice Holt Lodge
Farnham
Surrey GU10 4LH
UK

Mark joined Forest Research in 1990, where he has specialised in grey squirrel population ecology and management.

Current role

  • Research Scientist, providing scientific and technical support to programmes and project leaders.
  • Health and Safety Co-ordinator:
    Providing health and safety information to members of the Centre for Human and Ecological Sciences. 

Current programmes

Management of grey squirrels
Providing advice on management of grey squirrels and tree protection issues and training in laboratory and field techniques.

Research areas

  • Grey squirrel management
  • Tree protection
  • Species Action Plans

Main recent publications

Mayle, B., Ferryman, M., Pepper, H. (2007). Controlling Grey Squirrel Damage to Woodlands (PDF-1779K). Forestry Commission Practice Note 4 (Revised). Forestry Commission, Edinburgh.

Ferryman, M., Mayle, B. A. and Morgan, G. W. (2006). Visual method for evaluating the state of sexual development in male grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis). Reproduction, Fertility and Development 18, 383-393.

Ferryman, M. and Mayle, B. (2005). Grey squirrel damage prediction - interim progress. Ecotype 30, 1-2.

Mayle, B.; Pepper, H. and Ferryman, M. (2004). Controlling Grey Squirrel Damage to Woodlands. Forestry Commission Practice Note 4 (Revised). Forestry Commission, Edinburgh.