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Valuing the Social and Environmental outputs of forestry in England, Scotland and Wales, February 2017

This report by the University of Exeter, and an accompanying short research note and woodland valuation tool, reviews existing economic evidence on the value of the social and environmental outputs of woodlands in England, Scotland and Wales.  It identifies strengths and gaps in the evidence base and  sets out future priorities for research. It also brings together different (but related) economic concepts – including natural capital – to explain how woodlands contribute to the economy through what it calls the natural factory.  This shows that woodlands have more a more far-reaching and fundamental impact on the economy than is often recognised

Final Research report  Final Research Note Woodland Valuation Tool

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Last updated: 28th September 2018