Example of projects (links)
- Biodiversity offsets: can we push the threshold for offsetable impacts by translocation of substrates and species?
- Response of bryophytes and wood fungi to forest restoration by burning and gap cutting of voluntary set-asides.
- Long-term landscape effects of biofuel extraction on biodiversity.
- Afterlife of GM trees: the response of saproxylic organisms to dead wood from GM trees.
- Uneven-aged forest management and declining bird species: Does one (tree) size fit all?
- Forest restoration and the risk for pest outbreaks.
- Ecological restoration of set-asides and reserves.
- To balance competing use of the forest: timber production, hunting and biodiversity conservation.
- Stump harvest: a balance between economy and biodiversity conservation.
- Colonization capacity of forest species - A core factor for the conservation of biodiversity in fragmented forest landscapes during climate change.
- Short term effects of intense forest fires on insect assemblages in boreal forest.
- How many stumps can be harvested without negative effects on biodiversity?
- Testing the efficiency of uneven aged forestry as a conservation tool to promote biodiversity and ecological legacies.
- Effects of introduced tree species on ecological communities in boreal ecosystems.
- Long-term importance of dead wood restoration in a managed landscape: a large-scale long-term field experiment revisited.
- Indirect effects of intensified forest fertilization: pest defoliators and associated species.
- National monitoring for assessing and valuating ecosystem services in Fennoscandian alpine and boreal landscapes (NILS ESS).
- Managing the green infrastructure of the boreal forest landscape – landscape change trajectory and current possibilities based on high conservation value and continuity forests (ConFor).
- Green planning: Vilhelmina as a testbed for innovative land-use planning in the mountain region.
- Burning for forage and biodiversity? Long term ecological effects of large scale wild fire and prescribed burning
- Ecological restoration of boreal low-productive pine forests.
Collaboration and Funding
Hosting forest companies: Holmen skog, SCA, Sveaskog, Bergvik skog and Boliden AB.
Funding agencies: Formas, Future Forest, the Kempe Fundation, Swedish Energy Agency, Vinnova, Lilla fonden, The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, The Royal Swedish Academy of Science, Centre for Environmental Research in Umeå, Lammska Stiftelsen, Carl Tryggers Stiftelse and Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.