Research forests and experiments

Sitka spruce seedlings and saplings growing in a gap surrounded by mature Scots pine and Sitka spruce in the Clocaenog experimental area

Our team manage a number of research forests and experiments throughout Britain. The main aim of these forests and experiments is to examine alternative methods of managing forests and collect scientific data to test hypotheses and to calibrate and validate models.

Information on two of our main research forests:

For further information on either of the above experiments, please contact Gary Kerr or Victoria Stokes.


The contribution of Forestry Commission and the Scottish Forestry Trust is acknowledged in the establishment and monitoring of these experiments.