Climate change: be part of the solution. Focus on forestry and woodland

Factsheet 15 describes the opportunities and challenges presented to foresters by climate change and suggests measures of adaptation and mitigation.

Year of Publication2009

Woodland creation has a key role to play in both adapting to and mitigating climate change but, because of the long time scales involved in forestry and tree growth, land managers need to start planning and responding now.

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woodland coverwoodland managementuk land use
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Providing inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings.


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