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A team of experts across Europe have carried out a horizon scanning exercise to identify issues that are likely to have an impact on UK forests.  Catastrophic forest ecosystem collapse received read more ...

Wednesday 8th November 2023

Chichester District Council has announced it has received a share of the additional £2million provided by DEFRA for the Trees Outside Woodlands project.  Chichester District Council, which has read more ...

Tuesday 24th October 2023

A report on the state of nature in the UK has recently been published by a group of organisations involved with nature conservation and evidence collection.  The key finding is that there has been read more ...

Friday 20th October 2023

Scientists have discovered the first ash tree in the UK tolerant to ash dieback (caused by the fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus).  The discovery of this tree, in Norfolk, opens up the read more ...

Wednesday 18th October 2023

A large EU Horizon project on agroforestry, REFOREST (Agroforestry at the forefront of farming sustainability in multifunctional landscapes in Europe) has commenced.  The project, which aims to read more ...

Friday 29th September 2023

John Davis is promoting a design of shelterbelt, Optimal Shelterbelt (OSB), that should give a significant increase in warmth and humidity in the local microclimate.  This is currently being read more ...

Friday 19th May 2023

A new literature review on the topic published by Natural England on 8th October 2021.

Thursday 4th November 2021

Defra's Future Farming Innovation Programme for England opened for applications on 20th October 2021, and will remain open for 5-6 weeks.  There are three types of projects funded in this first read more ...

Tuesday 26th October 2021

The Landworkers' Alliance have released a report 'The Promise of Agroforestry: Lessons from the Field'.  This draws on examples of 8 projects in the UK to highlight the benefits of agroforestry in read more ...

Thursday 14th October 2021

A group of 7 farms in south west England are running a 12-year trial on silvopastoral agroforestry.  The farmers will monitor the impact of integrating more trees on farmland on animal behaviour, read more ...

Tuesday 23rd March 2021

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