Evolving the Forest

2019 sees the centenary of the Forestry Commission and an opportunity to explore what forestry means in the UK, where we are at and where we are going.  We are working with Artdotearth and the [...]

A Manifesto for Forestry at Dartington

The most exciting and daunting piece of work we have had to date? Dartington Hall, tucked into South Devon on the outskirts of Totnes has a century of history in land-use and social innovations.  [...]

Timber in the Teign Valley

The Teign Valley in Devon has a rich history of woodland and forestry from the Atlantic Oak woodlands through the pioneering work of the Elmhirst’s at Dartington in the mid 20th Century.  [...]

A Timber Strategy for Exmoor Woodlands

Exmoor National Park Authority owns or is responsible fore a considerable amount of woodland, much of it ancient oak.  We will be working with the National Park to survey these woodlands and [...]

Building With Wood

Building with Wood is an occasional series of conferences, seminars and workshops targeted at timber users and specifiers organised between Timber Strategies and a variety of partners including [...]

Silvifuture

In a time of changing climate and changing timber needs we need t consider what species may grow well, be sustainable and be an environmental asset in future forests.  We have been working with [...]

Wyre Forest

Wyre forest is a fascinating hidden gem close to the urban centres of the Midlands, a large area of predominantly oak forest with a deep history.  Working with the Silvanus Trust we were invited [...]

Electron Microscopy to Investigate Timber Properties

Taking advantage of an offer from Plymouth University electron microscopy department we have been sampling various species of timber.  We have available detailed images of ash, thermally modified [...]