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Evidence, policy & practice
Our evidence, policy and practice catalogue brings together publications from across the Woodland Trust, from research and policy reports to practical advice for landowners and land managers.
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Our research programme is helping to build evidence on trees, woods and conservation, through projects ranging from PhDs to large partnerships. If you’d like to find out more or get involved in our research programme please contact email@example.com.
New issue of Wood Wise - nature inspires education
By The Woodland Trust, 2017, Position statement, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife
It is far more practical, cost effective and beneficial to the environment to prevent a pest or disease epidemic than deal with the consequences of an outbreak.
Keeping rivers cool - creating riparian shade for climate change adaptation
By The Woodland Trust, 2016, Practical guidance, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Woodland creation, Water
A guidance manual on creating shade over rivers...
A New Northern Forest
By The Woodland Trust, 2018, Policy paper, Woodland creation
The Northern Forest will cover an area of 13 million people. Woodland cover in this region is currently just 7.6%, well below Europe’s average. Our plan to plant 50 million trees will transform this landscape to make it more resilient, beautiful and prosperous.
Woodland Trust approach to conservation
By The Woodland Trust, 2018, Policy paper, Woodland management, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife
It’s vital that our approach to our conservation activities is consistent and widely understood across all of our work. This means in the woods we own, when we work with others, through our research, policy and campaigning and embedded in our volunteering, fundraising and communications.
Wood Wise - nature inspires education
By Kay Haw, Karen Hornigold, 2017, Journal (Wood Wise), Health and well-being, Access and recreation, Communities
This issue focuses on how we can educate and inspire the environmental guardians and conservationists of the future.
London Environment Strategy Consultation – Response from the Woodland Trust
By The Woodland Trust, 2017, Consultation response, Communities, Development and planning, Urban trees and woodland, Woodland management, Trees outside woods, Tree pests and diseases
Woodland Trust responds to key questions posed in the draft London Environment Strategy.
Planning for Ancient Woodland
By The Woodland Trust, 2017, Practical guidance, Ancient woodland, Ancient trees, Ancient woodland restoration
Ancient woodland is an irreplaceable habitat, each one at least 400 years old. Yet an unacceptable number of ancient woodlands are currently under threat from development in England. This manual helps planners embed ancient woodland and aged and veteran trees into plan making and decision taking.