Forestry Film and Video

Cedar shingle wall, Eberswalde, Germany. Photo: E. R. Wilson 2015

Cedar shingle wall, Eberswalde, Germany. Photo: E. R. Wilson 2015

Film and video about forestry and forest conservation.

Deforestation: What’s wrong with planting new forests?

Forest area has been increasing in some parts of the world, but deforestation is continuing at speed in others. Can the trees we are planting make up for those that are being cut down? BBC Reality Check’s Jack Goodman takes a look.

Our Planet: Forests

After centuries of clearing forest, find out from Sir David Attenborough why we could soon have more forest than any of us have ever known. In this segment from Our Planet (Netflix, 2019), he explains the importance of sustainable management for forest restoration and conservation.

The Northern Forest Project
(Video outlining the aims and ambition of the  Northern Forest, which will see the planting and expansion of woodland cover in northern England over coming years.)

The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Project
(The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC) was launched in 2015. The QCC is a unique network of forest conservation initiatives, which involves all 53 countries of the Commonwealth.)

Talking Trees
(Short Film from National Geographic, based on the article “Talking Trees”, National Geographic Magazine, June 2018)

My Father’s Tools
(Short Film by Heather Condo. Produced by Wakiponi mobile on Vimeo, 2016)

Teagasc: Is my conifer Forest Ready for Thinning?
(Produced by Teagasc, September 2016)

Confor: Our Forests, Our People
(Produced by Confor, February 2016)

BBC One Show: Sustainable Forestry in the UK
(First broadcast 29 October 2015)

BBC Countryfile: Sustainable Forestry and Architectural Design
(First broadcast 29 November 2015)

Royal Forestry Society: Leighton Redwoods
(Royal Forestry Society, North Wales Division, September 2013)

America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck & the Asheville Experiment
(Forest History Society, 2016)


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