Our paper about financial cost of ash dieback, co-authored with former Oxford-Sylva scholar Louise Hill, continues to receive widespread political and popular interest. In October it was cited by parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee
9/10 woodland owners and other forestry professionals who responded to a national survey about environmental change in British woodlands say they had observed at least one form of impact in the past 10 years. The headline results are released today and being presented at a conference hosted jointed by the Royal Forestry Society and Woodland Trust.
Calling all woodland owners and managers (including agents), tree nursery businesses, and forestry professionals . . . a national survey is launched today aiming is to help understand progress in awareness and actions in adapting to environmental change
A report published today reveals that private forestry in the UK is falling well short of standards of best practice relating to adaptation to environmental change. While forestry professionals are partially aware and active in planning for environmental change, many woodland owners are largely unprepared.