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Forest Science in Support of Policy and Practice

Forest Research (FR) is the research agency of the Forestry Commission (FC) and Great Britain’s principal organisation for forestry and tree-related research. Forest Research is internationally renowned for the provision of science, research, evidence, data and services in support of sustainable forestry. A recognised world leader in applied forest science FR provides expertise, data, products and services for government and the tree, wood, forest and natural resources sectors.



16:00 - 16:05. Introduction, Prof Patrick Meir, CSFL co-director

16:05 - 16:10. Introduction to Forest Research (FR), Prof Chris Quine, Chief Scientist, FR

16:10 - 16:20. 'Forest Landscape Ecosystem Services', Dr Darren Moseley, Head of Land Use & Ecosystem Services Group, FR

16:20 - 16:30. 'Social Research in Forestry', Dr Mariella Marzano, Principal Social Scientist, FR

16:30 - 16:40. 'Forestry & Climate Change', Dr Mike Perks, Principal Climate Scientist, FR

16:40 - 17:00. Discussion and Q&A chaired by Prof Quine

forest in autumnal colours