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Innovation Challenge | WoodBUILD Podcast with Rob Thomas and Matt Stevenson

Innovation Challenge | WoodBUILD Podcast with Rob Thomas and Matt Stevenson

Rob Thomas and Matt Stevenson are two innovators with a passion for working with timber in all its forms. In this podcast, recorded earlier this year, they join David Hedges for a conversation about why we innovate, collaboration and partnership, ingredients for and tests of success, the curse of the ...
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Trees and Timber | WoodBUILD Podcast with Tom Barnes and Andrew Bronwin

Trees and Timber | WoodBUILD Podcast with Tom Barnes and Andrew Bronwin

In this podcast Tom Barnes and Andrew Bronwin talk about the impact of the pandemic, climate change, productive woodlands, the role of government and policy, pests and disease, tree species and how we can add value to the timber our woodlands produce ...
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Investing in Afforestation—Economic aspects of woodland creation for timber production | Briefing Papers

Investing in Afforestation—Economic aspects of woodland creation for timber production | Briefing Papers

The decision to invest in an afforestation project with the primary aim of producing timber may involve many personal and environmental factors alongside financial considerations. Adoption of a forestry enterprise within a farming unit represents a change in land use and a long-term investment of land, labour and resources. Financial ...
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Top five alternative conifer tree species review

Top five alternative conifer tree species review

Forests and woodlands are as much part of the mix of solutions for the Biodiversity and Climate Emergency as they are themselves under threat from it. The UK Climate Change Committee have set out strong recommendations for 30,000 hectares of new woodland per annum by 2050 (UKCCC, 2020), of which ...
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The new timber sales and marketing plan: Small processors and access to timber on Welsh Government Woodland Estate

The new timber sales and marketing plan: Small processors and access to timber on Welsh Government Woodland Estate

NRW’s Timber Sales & Marketing Plan (2021-2026) can offer opportunities for the small timber processing community in Wales. The purpose of this paper is to interpret the Plan and its implications for small sawmillers. This will create a solid foundation for exploring the means by which small processors may be ...
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