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Forest Research [Great Britain]
Forest Strategy, Policy and Guidance [Wales]
• Cyfarwyddyd, polisi a strategaeth coedwigoedd
Forestry Commission of Great Britain
Forestry Commission [GB] Economics & Statistics Unit
Forestry [Northern Ireland]
National Forest Inventory [Great Britain]
Natural Resources Wales
• Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru
Scottish Forestry Strategy
Woodlands for Wales
• Coetiroedd i Gymru


Forest resources > Reports
Countryside Survey [UK]
Forestry Commission [GB] Economics & Statistics Unit
Forest resources > Maps
Countryside Survey [UK]
MAGIC (Multi-Agency Geographic Information for the Countryside) [UK]
National Biodiversity Network Gateway [UK]
Nature on the Map [England, UK]
Forest resources > Databases
British Ash Tree Genome Project
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Countryside Survey [UK]
EFISCEN inventory database
Environmental Change Network (ECN) [UK]
Forestry Commission - Picture Library Homepage [UK]
MAGIC (Multi-Agency Geographic Information for the Countryside) [UK]
NOLTFOX Northern European Database for Long-Term Forest Experiments
Forest resources > Country data
Countryside Survey [UK]
EFISCEN inventory database
Environmental Change Network (ECN) [UK]
Forestry Commission [GB] Economics & Statistics Unit
MAGIC (Multi-Agency Geographic Information for the Countryside) [UK]
Forest resources > National Forest Inventories
Countryside Survey [UK]
EFISCEN inventory database
Forest Research [Great Britain]
Forestry Commission of Great Britain
MAGIC (Multi-Agency Geographic Information for the Countryside) [UK]
National Forest Inventory [Great Britain]
Forest resources > Protected Forests
National Parks Portal [UK]
Forest resources > Species information
British Ash Tree Genome Project
British Trees Website
EUFGIS portal
National Biodiversity Network Gateway [UK]
UK Plant Health Risk Register
Forest resources > Genetic resources
British & Irish Hardwoods Trust
British Ash Tree Genome Project
EUFGIS portal

Forest policy and legislation > Processes > National processes
Biodiversity Scotland
Conserving Biodiversity [Northern Ireland]
Country Biodiversity Strategies [UK]
England Forestry Strategy - a new focus for England's woodlands
Forest Research [Great Britain]
Forest Strategy, Policy and Guidance [Wales]
• Cyfarwyddyd, polisi a strategaeth coedwigoedd
Forestry Commission of Great Britain
Forestry [Northern Ireland]
NI Forestry - a strategy for sustainable growth
Natural Resources Wales
• Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru
Scottish Forestry Strategy
UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP)
UK Forestry Standard: the government's approach to sustainable forestry
Wales Biodiversity Partnership
• Partneriaeth Bioamrywiaeth Cymru
Woodlands for Wales
• Coetiroedd i Gymru
Forest policy and legislation > Instruments > Regulation
Illegal logging
NetRegs - Forestry [Northern Ireland and Scotland]
UK Forestry Standard: the government's approach to sustainable forestry
Forest policy and legislation > Instruments > Information and communication
Biodiversity Scotland
Conserving Biodiversity [Northern Ireland]
Country Biodiversity Strategies [UK]
Illegal logging
UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP)
Wales Biodiversity Partnership
• Partneriaeth Bioamrywiaeth Cymru
Forest policy and legislation > Illegal logging
Central Point of Expertise on Timber Procurement (CPET) [UK]
Illegal logging

Forest ecology and ecosystems > Tree species
British Trees Website
Forest ecology and ecosystems > Biodiversity
Biodiversity Scotland
Conserving Biodiversity [Northern Ireland]
Country Biodiversity Strategies [UK]
Environmental Change Network (ECN) [UK]
National Biodiversity Network Gateway [UK]
Natural England
UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP)
UK Clearing House Mechanism for Biodiversity
Wales Biodiversity Partnership
• Partneriaeth Bioamrywiaeth Cymru
Woodland Trust
Forest ecology and ecosystems > Forest ecosystems
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Climate and CO2 > Climate change
Environmental Change Network (ECN) [UK]
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Climate and CO2 > Greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

Forest management and planning > Silviculture
National Register of Approved Basic Material for Great Britain

Forest protection
Forest Research - protecting trees
Forestry Commission - Planting and Managing Woods - Plant Health Section Homepage
Non-Native Species [UK]
Forest protection > Fire
UK Vegetation Fire Standard (UKVFS) - Data Fields and Terminology for Wildfire Incidents and Prescribed Burning Operations within Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Forest protection > Fungi
Path News
Plant Pest and Disease Factsheets
UK Plant Health Risk Register
Forest protection > Insects
Path News
Plant Pest and Disease Factsheets
UK Plant Health Risk Register
Forest protection > Animals
Mammal damage to trees and woodland

Research > Research institutes > International
NOLTFOX Northern European Database for Long-Term Forest Experiments
Research > Research institutes > National
BC (BioComposites)
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London
Forest Research [Great Britain]
Forestry Commission of Great Britain
National School of Forestry [UK]
School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
• Ysgol Amgylchedd, Adnoddau Naturiol a Daearyddiaeth
Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA)
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
University of Edinburgh - School of GeoSciences
University of Manchester - School of Materials
University of Oxford - Department of Plant Sciences
Research > European Union
NOLTFOX Northern European Database for Long-Term Forest Experiments
Research > Networks
EFINORD - North European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute
Research > Associations
British Society of Soil Science (BSSS)

Education > Educational institutions > Higher education
Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London
Forest Sciences - School of Biological Sciences - University of Aberdeen
Institute for Sustainable Construction
Moulton College
Myerscough College
National School of Forestry [UK]
School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
• Ysgol Amgylchedd, Adnoddau Naturiol a Daearyddiaeth
University of Edinburgh - School of GeoSciences
University of Manchester - School of Materials
University of Oxford - Department of Plant Sciences
Education > Educational institutions > Vocational education
Arboriculture, Forestry and Woodland Management - Sparsholt College Hampshire
Askham Bryan College
Bridgwater College
Cambria College - Forestry and Countryside Management
• Coleg Cambria - Coedwigaeth a Rheoli Cefn Gwlad
Capel Manor College
Easton and Otley College
Herefordshire and Ludlow College - Forestry & Arboriculture Courses
Kingston Maurward College
Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) at Riseholme
Moulton College
Myerscough College
PTP Quality Training Limited
Plumpton College
Scotland's Rural College - Barony Campus
Shuttleworth College
Wood for Good
Education > International study programmes > Undergraduate studies
Conservation and Forest Ecosystems BSc (Hons)
• University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Ecological and Environmental Sciences (Forestry)(BSc)
• University of Edinburgh, UK
Environmental and Forest Management (BSc)
• University of Aberdeen, UK
Forest and Woodland Management (BSc Hons)
Forestry (BSc)
• University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Forestry (FDSc Foundation degree)
Forestry Top-Up (BSc Hons)
Sustainable Forest Management (BSc)
Education > International study programmes > Post-graduate studies
Agroforestry (MSc)
Agroforestry (PhD/MPhil)
• University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Arboriculture and Urban Forestry (MSc)
• Myerscough College, UK
Conservation and Land Management (MSc)
• University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Environmental Forestry (MSc)
• University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Environmental and Forest Management (MSc)
• University of Aberdeen
Forest Ecology and Management (PhD/MPhil)
• University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Forest and Nature for Society (FONASO) - Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Programme
Renewable Materials (PhD/MPhil)
• University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Sustainable Forest and Nature Management, SUFONAMA (MSc)
Sustainable Tropical Forestry, SUTROFOR (MSc)
Education > Student and teacher exchange
Erasmus [British Council]
Education > Educational networks
Outdoor and Woodland Learning Scotland (OWLS)

Forest products > Forest products industry
ConFor - Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd
Institute for Sustainable Construction
Scottish Forest Industries Cluster
Timber Trade Federation (TTF)
Forest products > Wood science / technology
The Wood Technology Society
Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA)
Forest products > Wood properties > Wood chemistry
Useful chemicals from the main commercial tree species in the UK
Forest products > Utilization of wood and wood products
Coppice products
Institute for Sustainable Construction
Timber Trades Journal Online
Wood Recyclers' Association
Wood for Good
Forest products > Manufacturing processes
Institute for Sustainable Construction
Forest products > Manufacturing processes > Woodworking
British Woodworking Federation
Forest products > Manufacturing processes > Wood preservation
Wood Protection Association
Forest products > Pulp and paper
British Wood Pulp Association (BWPA)
Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI)
Paper Industry Technical Association (PITA)
Forest products > Panels and composites
BC (BioComposites)
Forest products > Bioenergy
BIOMASS Energy Centre (BEC)
National Biofuel Supplier Database [UK]
Wood Energy Scotland
Forest products > Non-wood forest products
Non-timber forest products in Scotland
Useful chemicals from the main commercial tree species in the UK

Marketing and trade
Central Point of Expertise on Timber Procurement (CPET) [UK]
Marketing and trade > Market and trade flow
Forestry Commission [GB] Economics & Statistics Unit
Illegal logging
Marketing and trade > Associations
British Wood Pulp Association (BWPA)
British Woodworking Federation
Coed Cymru
• Welsh Woods
ConFor - Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd
Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI)
European Paper Merchants Association (EUGROPA)
• EUropäischer Verband für GROsshändler in PApier; Association EUropéenne des GROssistes de PApiers
Paper Industry Technical Association (PITA)
Scottish Forest Industries Cluster
Timber Trade Federation (TTF)
United Kingdom Forest Products Association (UKFPA)
Utipulp - The Group of European Market wood pulp users
Marketing and trade > e-Commerce
Fordaq - The Timber Network

Information sources > International portals
Illegal logging
Information sources > National portals
Environmental Change Network (ECN) [UK]
MAGIC (Multi-Agency Geographic Information for the Countryside) [UK]
UK Clearing House Mechanism for Biodiversity
Woodland initiatives register [UK]
Information sources > Publications
Forestry - An International Journal of Forest Research
Forestry Commission - Picture Library Homepage [UK]
Timber Trades Journal Online

Miscellaneous > Forest administration
Forestry Commission of Great Britain
Forestry [Northern Ireland]
Natural Resources Wales
• Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru
Miscellaneous > Forest owners' associations and networks
Coed Cymru
• Welsh Woods
ConFor - Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd
Royal Forestry Society of England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Miscellaneous > Forestry professionals
Commonwealth Forestry Association (CFA)
Continuous Cover Forestry Group
Countryside Management Association (CMA) [England and Wales]
Forestry Contracting Association (FCA)
Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF)
Royal Forestry Society of England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Royal Scottish Forestry Society (RSFS)
Miscellaneous > Forestry and Environmental NGOs
Ancient Tree Forum [UK]
British & Irish Hardwoods Trust
Continuous Cover Forestry Group
Earth Restoration Service (ERS)
Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
Forests Monitor
Reforesting Scotland
Resource Extraction Monitoring (REM)
Royal Forestry Society of England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Save Our Woods [UK]
Tree Register [UK]
Trees for Life
Miscellaneous > Consultancy
LTS International (LTSI)
ProForest
Red Rock Forestry forest management and consultancy services