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Woodlands Planted for Resilience

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Woodland which is resilient to the impacts of pests, diseases, climate change and other environmental pressures is vital to ensure they thrive and provide economic, social, conservation, biodiversity and many other benefits for generations to come.

The case studies below feature a range of award winning woods with differing management objectives and demonstrate how they are being managed to meet the challenges of the future.



Case Studies

Millmoor Wood: A future as well as a past

Future Proofing: Innovative new woodland in Lincolnshire

Resilient Woods Fast Plant Model in Nottinghamshire

Eucalyptus Plantation and Sawmill Diversification

Warren and Lalbuss 2016

Helmsley Esate, Duncombe Park 2016

Combe Sydenham Species Planting following Phytophthera Ramorum

Sefton Coast Diversifying Single Age Structures

Thetford Forest Diversifying after Dothistroma Needle Blight

Norbury Park New Woodland on Former Arable Land to Offset Carbon


You can also read more about resilient woods in this blog by RFS Chief Executive Simon Lloyd.