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1401 Search Results for Forest Management

  • Tools and Resources

    Woodland Statistics

    The latest National Statistics on woodland produced by Forest Research were released on 20 June 2024 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.                                    Key findings The area of woodland in the UK at 31 March 2024 […]
  • Tools and Resources

    Forest management plans

    A description of Forest management plans and their importance
  • Publications

    Publications on forest management

    Publications about improving silvicultural and operational solutions for achieving sustainable management
  • Publications

    [Archive] Forest management tables

    Lead Author: R.T. Bradley
    The tables in this publication have been prepared with the object of providing a basis for the management of Forestry Commission plantations but they are equally applicable to any plantations which are managed primarily for profit. The Revised Yield Tables for Conifers in Great Britain published in 1953 (Forest Record Number 24) and all previous […]
  • Publications

    The identification of soils for forest management

    Lead Author: Fiona Kennedy
    The aim of this Field Guide is to assist forestry practitioners in making responsible management decisions by providing them with a way to identify soil quickly. This is done via a series of keys aimed at those with little or no experience of soil classification.
  • Publications

    Ecosystem services and forest management

    Lead Author: Louise Sing
    The ecosystem services concept helps describe the benefits which humans receive from nature and natural processes in a way that can influence policy and management decision-making. The ability of trees, woodlands and forests to provide a wide range of ecosystem services is very much dependent on where they are located and how they are managed. […]
  • Research

    Human dimensions of adaptive forest management

    The page summarises the findings from Forest Research’s literature review and case study analyses on the social, cultural and organisational aspects of adaptive forest management and the impact of innovation in this area.
  • Publications

    [Archive] Yield models for forest management

    Lead Author: P.N. Edwards
    This booklet, with its associated yield models and curves, replaces Forestry Commission Booklet Number 34 Forest Management Tables (Metric) by G. J. Hamilton and J. M. Christie, which was published by HMSO in 1971. Yield models can be constructed to simulate the effects of any silvicultural treatment, and the ‘normal yield tables’ included in the […]
  • Publications

    [Archive] Forest management tables (metric)

    Lead Author: G.J. Hamilton
    The tables included in this Booklet are designed as aids to the management of forests in British conditions and where profitability is a primary objective. The Booklet is divided into four parts which are: The Yield Class System of Classifying Growth Potential Thinning Control Production Forecasting Yield Tables This publication is a revised, metric edition of Forestry Commission Booklet 16, […]
  • Publications

    Human dimensions of adaptive forest management

    Lead Author: Forest Research
    Legacy socio-economic research relating to: Governance Human dimensions of adaptive forest management (PDF-160K) Access our current and recent socio-economic research.
  • Publications

    Design techniques for forest management planning

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    Forest management plans are the key reference documents for monitoring and assessing forests and forestry practice in Britain. They define and communicate forest and woodland management proposals, set out how sustainable forest management is to be achieved and describe the consequences of management activities over time. Forest management planning involves assembling and integrating a wide […]
  • Publications

    Sustainable forest management: the international framework

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    2002 report. Outlines, from a domestic perspective, some of the key international commitments on forests and identifies the actions associated with them.