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Woodland biodiversity

Conserving and enhancing the biodiversity of forest ecosystems.

Woodland biodiversity is a valued component of sustainable forests, contributing to the ecological functioning and health of woodland ecosystems, and providing interest and delight for visitors. Our research on woodland biodiversity aims to support and inform management that conserves and enhances these qualities.

About this research, its background and objectives, and underlying policy framework

Current Research

Past Research

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For further information contact:

Dr Chris Quine

What's of interest

Front cover
Natural regeneration in western hemlock plantations on ancient woodland sites (PDF-529K)
Forestry Commission Research Note 11.

Other research programmes

  • Biodiversity indicators and evaluation
  • Decision support systems for biodiversity
  • Management for habitat quality

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