Sylva scholar Kirsty Monk, has co-authored a paper published in the Royal Forestry Society’s journal out this month, describing the role and importance of the lesser known group of ecosystem engineers in British woodlands; cord-forming fungi. With fellow author Gabriel Hemery, they examine the extent of our fungal knowledge and discuss their implications for forestry in the future.
The Conference Proceedings written and compiled by Sylva have now been published are available on our think-tank website. Click on the image. Hemery, G. E. (2009) Timber, mutton or fuel? Debating the economics of land use and forestry. Institute of Chartered Foresters, National Conference 22-23 April 2009, Cardiff. www.charteredforesters.org. pp. 37.
We are pleased to be supporting the Institute of Chartered Foresters by co-sponsoring their national conference in Cardiff on 22/23 April 2009 on the topical subject of Landuse and forestry.