Forest Research – NRS Forest Science Seminar Series 2014/2015

Forest Research, at the The Northern Research Station (NRS), Roslin, Scotland are the research agency of the Forestry Commission Scotland. During 2014/2015 they are organising, hosting and participating in a series of events that may be of interest to Landscape Institute Scotland Members:

A series of free talks covering a variety of topical forestry-related research subjects. These seminars also available as webinars via the link below:


24 October 2014 – Forest Risk

14 November 2014 – Using past woodland creation to learn lessons about designing ecological networks

5 December 2014 – Discovery of a resistance gene against the spruce budworm, a major pest of North American softwood forests

30 January 2015 – Physical benefits of trees in towns

27 February 2015 – Radar and Lidar remote sensing of forest structure

20 March 2015 – TBC

24 April 2015 – Future of Rural Expertise

15 May 2015 – The case of the American grey squirrel and the European pine marten in Ireland, and an update on research in Scotland


You can find out more about these events HERE

Past Forest Research Events are also available to view HERE



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