Forest Research

10th October 2022

As the research agency of the Forestry Commission – its high-quality scientific research informs tree and woodland policies and practices across Britain.

Forest Research provides practical forestry solutions through high-quality research and innovation, for a broad range of clients. Its work investigates sustainable forestry from economical, social and environmental perspectives. Research themes include tree health and quality, timber quality, biomass, plant protection, sustainable management and biosecurity.

Alongside its traditional research, Forest Research continues to innovate, and have moved into new areas such as tourism, recreation and human wellbeing, land reclamation, climate change and renewable energy.

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