Articles | Volume 8, issue 3
30 Jun 2004
30 Jun 2004

An overview of forest management and change with respect to environmental protection in the UK

R. A. Farmer and T. R. Nisbet

Abstract. This paper overviews changes in forest management in the UK with respect to environmental protection. The evolution of policy is explained from historical and sustainability perspectives and covers developments in forest planning, accreditation, devolution and future challenges and opportunities.

Keywords: forest management, best practice, sustainable forestry, environmental protection, land use change