Woodland Management

May 10, 2021 · Blogs

Truffle Farming

Meet Martha McCaroon. Find out how her passion for fungi foraging and the natural world has led to her working with trees and truffles after studying Woodland Management and Conservation.

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January 26, 2021 · Blogs

Horse logging: managing woodland on a Scheduled Monument

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March 1, 2020 · Blogs

Trees are complex

Mark Chester MICFor looks at some of the amazingly complex interactions within and between trees which are beginning to give us a new insight into tree health and how best to plant and manage our trees for the future.

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April 1, 2020 · Blogs

Are You Good at Silviculture? Part 1

In Part 1 of this two-part blog, Professor Julian Evans OBE FICFor discusses why silviculture is in danger of being the Cinderella of foresty when it should be at the heart of all that foresters do.

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May 1, 2020 · Blogs

Are You Good at Silviculture? Part 2

 Professor Julian Evans OBE FICFor examines the second and third ingredients needed to answer this vital question.

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April 1, 2019 · Blogs

Forest soil ecosystem services

Following on from his blog on Six Things to Know about Forest Soils, Andy Moffat has picked up on the theme of forest soil ecosystem services.

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December 1, 2018 · Blogs

Planting for diversity

Tony Bird is passionate about planting a diverse range of tree species on his estate in Warwickshire after seeing the devastation left by Dutch Elm disease and encountering ash die back and cankers and blight on horse chestnuts.

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September 1, 2018 · Blogs

Mycorrhizas: What is happening below forest floors?

What is happening with fungus-roots in our forests? It has taken ten years of research. Here Dr Martin I. Bidartondo reviews what we now know.

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June 1, 2018 · Blogs

Six things to know about forest soils

Andy Moffat was the author of the first Forestry Commission Soil Guidelines, and has written many other books, papers and articles about forest soils.  He recently helped to assess FC publications for their suitability to underpin the most recent UKFS Soil Guidelines

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