Reports and publications

Increasing timber production from small private woodlands in England: effectiveness of initiatives(PDF-243KB)

MOTIVE(PDF-218KB)
Summary of research investigating adaptation to climate change amongst private sector woodland managers in Wales.

Prospects for new productive woodland in Scotland:insights from stakeholders (2014)(PDF-3008K)

Is the private forest sector adapting to climate change? A study of forest managers in north Wales
Annals of Forest Science, Volume 71, March 2014

Private landowners’ approaches to planting and managing forests in the UK: What’s the evidence? Land Use Policy, Volume 36, January 2014

Interventions to increase timber production (PDF- 5Mb) (2013) & Appendices(PDF-2Mb)

Land-manager Identification and Engagement for Forestry (PDF - 503K)
Brief research summary including background, objectives, methods, findings and recommendations.

Land-manager Networks and Segmentation (PDF-455K)
Brief research summary including background, objectives, methods, findings and recommendations.

Land Management Networks Project Work Package 1 Final Report: Landscape Scale Method to Identify and Engage Land Managers (PDF-3948K)
Research report describing and testing a systematic method for the identification and engagement of private landowners for forestry at the landscape scale.

Land Management Networks Project Work Package 2 Final Report: Network Analysis and Segmentation (PDF- 1737K)
Research report providing an outline network analysis of professional forestry social networks and scoping a segmentation approach based on land manager’s connectivity within these networks. This research uses data relating to the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area.

Understanding private landmanager decision-making: A framework for forestry (PDF-1120K)
Full report of research aimed at providing a framework within which to understand the complexities of private land-management decision-making.

Developing effective methods for identifying woodland owners: an Oxfordshire pilot study (PDF-4857K)
A study aimed at identifying and demonstrating cost and time efficient methods of identifying woodland owners.