We have been proud to support an important research exercise horizon scanning issues that are likely to affect forest management in the UK within the next 50 years. Sylva Foundation CEO Dr Gabriel Hemery was one of the co-authors of a scientific paper published today in the International Journal of Forest Research.
A well-used horizon scanning methodology was adopted by a diverse Expert Panel who collated and prioritised a long-list of 180 issues to arrive at a final list of 15 priority issues.
The Fifteen Issues
Tew, Eleanor R, Bianca Ambrose-Oji, Malcolm Beatty, Ulf Büntgen, Holly Butterworth, Gerard Clover, Dan Cook, et al. 2023. “A Horizon Scan of Issues Affecting UK Forest Management within 50 Years.” Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research, November, cpad047. Read full article