IUFROLE 2015 Conference

Both Arjan Gosal and Paul Evans (PhD students) presented their research at the IUFROLE 2015 conference this year August. See below for the abstracts. The Understated Value of Natural Historic Landscapes: Valuation through Spatial Analysis of Ecosystem Services Arjan Gosal, Adrian Newton, Phillipa Gillingham The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment highlighted the importance of quantifying ecosystem services as… Read more »

Poster presented at ICCB 2015 meeting

Work from our project was recently presented by Phil Martin at the biggest conservation conference of the year, the International Congress on Conservation Biology in Monpellier, France. To have a look at the poster see here.

BESS workshop on resilience

Last month our team (particularly Phil Martin ) helped to organise a workshop bringing together researchers interested in resilience from across the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) programme run by NERC. “Is it real? Is it an obscure object of desire?” our group’s leader Adrian asked during the workshop . Given that  nearly 20 years ago… Read more »

New photos of Denny Inclosure published

The photos give a pictorial overview of changes along the permanent monitoring transect located in Denny Inclosure, New Forest, in the 18 years between August 1996 (black and white photos) and June 2014 (colour photos). To view the photos visit the page fixed point photography

Forest Ecology Research Technician job

We are seeking to appoint a Forest Ecology Research Technician in support of the NERC BESS-funded “Dynamics and thresholds of ecosystem services in wooded landscapes” project. To find out more info and apply please follow the link:

New Forest survey

Do you live or work in and around the New Forest and have 15-20 minutes to spare? Please help one of our PhD student (Arjan Gosal) to fill his survey at and you could win one of two £20 Amazon vouchers! The aim of this survey is to garner the valued opinions of the… Read more »