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Autumn 2013 (PDF-883k)

  • Social and economic analyses of Dothistroma needle blight management
  • Developing an early warning system for tree health
  • Social analysis of the Asian longhorn beetle outbreak
  • Tree health stakeholders

Issue 11, November 2013.


Autumn 2012 (PDF-958k)

  • Independent report on forestry
  • Woodland-related social enterprises
  • Land managers and the green economy
  • Behavioural economics for ecosystem services valuation

Issue 10, October 2012.


Winter 2011/12 (PDF-869k)

  • Better Woodlands for Wales grant scheme evaluation
  • Monitoring and evaluating the WIAT programme
  • Organisational learning, adaptation and change
  • Evaluation of net economic benefits of greenspace

Issue 9, February 2012.


Autumn 2011 (PDF-1199k)

  • Human dimensions of species management
  • Reducing the impacts of pests and diseases in our forests
  • Models to support forest landscape decision-making in Scotland
  • Assessing and communicating animal disease risks for countryside users

Issue 8, October 2011.


Spring 2011 (PDF-744K)

  • Volunteering in forests
  • Communities, place-making and regeneration
  • Contributing to Quality of Life
  • Working together at the landscape level

Issue 7, March 2011.


Autumn 2010 (PDF-1087K)

  • Adapting forest management
  • Tools to address risk and uncertainty
  • Biomass energy
  • Forestry and carbon markets

Issue 6, September 2010.


Spring 2010 (PDF-2816K)

  • Urban health and health inequalities
  • Bringing woodlands to towns in Scotland
  • Urban green networks and people
  • Valuing street trees in the urban environment
  • Recent Social and Economic Research Group publications

Issue 5, March 2010.


Autumn 2009 (PDF-791K)

  • Conference 2010: Trees and forests in British society
  • Lyme disease communication to countryside users
  • Providing public benefits in private woodlands
  • Wood you believe it? Children and young people’s perceptions of climate change
  • Wildfires in Wales: social drivers and mitigation measures
  • Recent Social and Economic Research Group publications

Issue 4, October 2009.


Spring 2009 (PDF-1091K)

  • All change at Forest Research
  • Equality and diversity
  • Human dimensions of species management: peri-urban deer
  • Reconnecting with environmental systems through imaginative engagement
  • Monitoring and evaluation: quality of life and place in England

Issue 3, April 2009.


Autumn 2008 (PDF-2557K)

  • Responding to change
  • EFORWOOD project
  • Environmental volunteering
  • Payments for ecosystem services
  • Recent SERG publications

Issue 2, November 2008.


Spring 2008 (PDF-2168K)

  • About SERG
  • Who we are
  • The Cydcoed project
  • Feeling good in the woods
  • Disabled accessibility

Issue 1, April 2008.