Publications

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Western red cedar, Darnaway, Scotland. Photo: E. R. Wilson 2013.

2017

  • (Authors incl. E. R. Wilson). 2017. RFS Excellence in Forestry – East of England 2017. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 110 (3): xx-xx [forthcoming]
  • Wilson, E. R. 2017. Foreword In Air, A., and I. Glimmerveen, Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees. Woodland Inspirations, Cumbria. 60 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R., and A. Todd. 2017. Pathways to success for future foresters: higher education courses in forestry and arboriculture in the United Kingdom. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 111(3): 163-165.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2017. Course selector – higher education courses in forestry, arboriculture and urban forestry. Forestry and Timber News (April 2017): 31.
  • Lloyd, S., and E. R. Wilson. 2017. RFS Whole Society Meeting, Cumbria, 16-19 May 2017. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 111(3): 188-193.
  • Wilson, E. R., and A. Todd. 2017. RFS qualifications in arboriculture, forestry and silviculture. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 111(2): 84-86.
  • Wilson, E. R., B. Ambrose-Oji and E. J. S. Ferranti. 2017. Widening engagement and diversity in forestry and forest science. Workshop Report. Royal Forestry Society, Banbury, Oxon. 19 pp.
  • Starr, C. B., and E. R. Wilson. 2017. Education, training and skills (Section 3), p. 20-21 In Allison, H., et al. Forestry and Woodland Advisory Committees, Annual Report. Forestry Commission, Bristol. 24 pp. Link here or [view pdf] pdficon_small
  • Wilson, E. R. 2017. Higher Education Courses in Forestry, Arboriculture and Urban Forestry in the United Kingdom (Entry 2017-2018). Guidance Note, Royal Forestry Society. 2 pp.  [view pdf] pdficon_small
  • Wilson, E. R. 2017. Forestry skills study. Letter to Editor. Woodland Heritage Journal 22: 93.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2017. Peter Goodwin – appreciation. Letter to Editor. Woodland Heritage Journal 22: 93.

2016

2015

  • Wilson, E. R. and P. R. Morgan. 2015. Continuous Cover Forestry: an alternative model for the sustainable management of woodlands and watersheds in BritainFISH 118: 20-27.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2015. Tick bites and Lyme disease: guide for forest users. Version 4.0 (October 2015). Royal Forestry Society, Banbury, Oxon. 2 pp. [view pdf] pdficon_small
  • Morgan, P. R., and E. R. Wilson. 2015. Pro Silva Forestry: a model for sustainable adaptive forest management. Pro Silva Bohemica, 20th Anniversary Conference, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic, 23 April 2015. 5 pp. [English and Czech]
  • Wilson, E. R., and P. R. Morgan. 2015. Continuous Cover Forestry: an alternative model for the sustainable management of woodlands and watersheds in Britain. Conference Paper. Institute of Fisheries Management, 7th Specialist Conference: Fisheries and Forests – Where Next? Rheged, Penrith, Cumbria. 21 April 2015. 4 pp. [Extended Abstract Published]
  • Wilson, E. R., 2015. Book review. O’Hara, K. 2014. Multiaged silviculture: managing for complex forest stand structures. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 240 pp. International Forestry Review 17(1): 115 [view pdf] pdficon_small
  • Wilson, E. R. 2015. Tree marking for pleasure and profit. Woodland Heritage Journal 20: 124-126 [view pdfpdficon_small
  • Wilson, E. R. 2015. Continuous Cover Forestry: delivering sustainable and resilient woodlands in Britain. CCFG 2014 National Conference Report. Woodland Heritage Journal 20: 132-134
  • Wilson, E. R. 2015. So you want to work in Forestry? Woodland Heritage Journal 20: 129-131 [reprinted from Forestry Journal 21(1) 2015] [view pdfpdficon_small
  • Wilson, E. R. 2015. Higher education qualifications in arboriculture and forestry. Forestry and Timber News (April 2015): 17 [view pdfpdficon_small
  • Wilson, E. R. 2015. So you want to work in Forestry? Forestry Journal 21(1): 22-23

2014

2013

  • Wilson, E. R. 2013. Professional forestry education at the National School of Forestry, University of Cumbria: submission to the strategic review (July 2013). SRI Discussion Paper SRI-2013-DP01. Silviculture Research International, Penrith. 6 pp. [view pdf] pdficon_small
  • Wilson, E. R. 2013. Professional forestry education in Canada. Forestry and Timber News [April 2013] [view pdf] pdficon_small

2012

  • Helliwell, D. R., and E. R. Wilson. 2012. Continuous cover forestry in Britain: challenges and opportunitiesQuarterly Journal of Forestry 106(3): 214-224
  • Wilson, E. R. 2012. Professional forestry education in Canada. SRI Discussion Paper SRI-2012-DP01. Silviculture Research International, Penrith. 7 pp. [view pdf] pdficon_small
  • Denyer, R, C. Starr and E. R. Wilson. 2012. Chalara outbreak: North West England rises to the challenge. Contributions to the National Chalara Action Plan, Report of the Forestry Commission Regional Advisory for NW England. Submitted 22 November 2012. Unpublished paper. 3 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2012. Independent Panel on Forestry, National Stakeholder Event: Summary Report. Central Hall, Westminster, 10 July 2012. Unpublished paper. 7 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2012. Letter to the Editor. Woodland Heritage Journal 2012: 57
  • Wilson, E. R. 2012. Learning Lessons from the Ashes. Letter to the Editor. The Guardian, 5 November 2012. Also online: www.theguardian.com/environment/2012/nov/04/learning-lessons-from-the-ashes
  • Wilson, E. R. 2012. We must decide the areas in which ash trees are to be preserved. Letter to the Editor. The Daily Telegraph, 5 November 2012 (p. 31). Also online: www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/9652128/We-must-decide-the-areas-in-which-ash-trees-are-to-be-preserved
  • Wilson, E. R. 2012. Making a difference in forestry education. Woodland Heritage Journal 2012: 35

2011

  • Wilson, E. R. 2011. Tick bites and Lyme disease: guide for forest users. Version 3.0 (April 2012). Royal Forestry Society, Tring, Herts. 2 pp. Available online: www.rfs.org.uk/learning/ticks_and_Lyme_disease (latest 2015 version)
  • Wilson, E. R. 2011. The current and future management of forest resources in England. Discussion Paper. Submission to Independent Panel on Forestry (Defra, London), 31 July 2011. 4 pp.

2010

  • Petrokofsky, G., N. D. Brown, G. E. Hemery, S. Woodward, E. R. Wilson, et al. 2010. Identifying high priority questions for policy-relevant research using a participatory processForestry doi:10.1093/forestry/cpq018 (July 2010)
  • Wilson, E. R. 2010. Tick bites and Lyme disease: guide for forest users. Version 2.1 (June 2011). Royal Forestry Society, Tring, Herts. 2 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2010. Sustainable management and conservation of forest resources in southern Finland. Project Report for Nature Exchange (2010): Finland. Leonardo da Vinci Programme, European Commission. 11 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2010. Tick bites and Lyme disease: guide for forest users. Version 1.0 (May 2010). Royal Forestry Society, Tring, Herts. 2 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2010. Lyme disease: practices for prevention. Woodland Heritage Journal 2010: 72-73

2009

2008

  • Wilson, E. R., and A. D. Leslie. 2008. The development of even-aged plantation forests: a field-based practical exercise in forest stand dynamicsJournal of Biological Education 42(4): 170-176 [selected for the collection of 100 papers in celebration of the UN International Year of the Forests, 2011]
  • Wilson, E. R. 2008. Lyme disease in British woodlands. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 102(2): 209-212
  • Morgan, P., J. R. Ralph and E. R. Wilson. 2008. Continuous Cover Forestry in Wales. Continuous Cover Forestry Group submission to Welsh Woodland Strategy Review, 14 October 2008. 22 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2008. Seeing is believing: the potential of horse logging in continuous cover forests. CCFG Newsletter 28: 20
  • Wilson, E. R. 2008. Ticks bites and Lyme disease in British forests [online]. Confederation of Forest Industries (ConFor). Edinburgh, Scotland. Published 1 April 2008 at URL: http://confor.org.uk/Default.aspx?pid=161&id=0
  • Wilson, E. R. 2008. Ticks bites and Lyme disease. Forestry and Timber News (April 2008): 9.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2008. Unlocking the below-ground secrets of trees. Woodland Heritage Journal 2008: 50-51.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2009. Book Review. Puettmann, K. J., K. D. Coates and C. Messier. 2008. A critique of silviculture: managing for complexity. Island Press, Washington. 144 pp. Forestry Chronicle 85(5): 818.

2007

2006

  • Wilson, E. R. 2006. Forest management and conservation in Latvia. Scottish Forestry 60(4): 14-21
  • Leslie, A. D., E. R. Wilson and C. B. Starr. 2006. The current state of professional forestry education in the United KingdomInternational Forestry Review 8(3): 339-349
  • Wilson, E. R. 2006. Foresters as global citizens. Woodland Heritage Journal 2006: 8
  • Wilson, E. R. 2006. The management and conservation of forest resources in Latvia. Project Report for Nature Exchange (2006): Latvia. Leonardo da Vinci Programme, European Commission. 21 pp.
  • Rodhouse, S., and E. R. Wilson. 2006. Continuous cover forestry: a selected bibliography. Forest Research Report 2006-02. National School of Forestry. 68 pp. ISSN 1746-0514 [Archived at www.forestresearch.gov.uk, link on Continuous Cover Silviculture page.]
  • Savill, P., G. Hemery and E. R. Wilson. 2006. Establishment of Broadleaves. Woodland Heritage Technical Guide. Woodland Heritage, Haslemere.

2005

  • Clark, J. R., and E. R. Wilson. 2005. The importance of plus-tree selection in the improvement of hardwoodsQuarterly Journal of Forestry 99(1): 45-50 [Winner, James Prize, Royal Forestry Society, 2005]
  • Wilson, E. R. 2005. Stand intervention design for continuous cover forestry: a computer-aided decision support tool [version 1.0]. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 5 pp. [software plus instruction guide]
  • Wilson, E. R. 2005. Lust for light: photosynthesis and the growth of trees. Cumberland News (Education Supplement) (25 March 2005): 11
  • Wilson, E. R. 2005. Continuous cover forestry education and training. Woodland Heritage Journal 2005: 4-5

2004

  • Wilson, E. R., and C. B. Starr. 2004. Hardwood genetics and silvicultural research in the UK. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 98(4): 280-285

2003

  • Wilson, E. R. 2003. Thinking about a career in forestry? Careers information leaflet. National School of Forestry, University of Central Lancashire, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. (A4 format, 6 faces, colour photos).
  • Clark, J. R., and E. R. Wilson. 2003. Register of plus trees for ash in Britain. Forest Research Report 2003-01. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg. 22 pp. ISSN 1746-0514 [includes CD-ROM database of 500 plus trees]

2002

  • Clark, J., and E. R. Wilson. 2002. Selecting the best ash for tomorrow’s woodlands. Forestry and Timber News (June 2002): 2-3.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2002. Introduction to tree improvement and genetics. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 11 pp.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2002. A primer in tree silvics, with reference to British and Irish forests.  National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 6 pp.

2001

  • Wilson, E. R. 2001. Continuous Cover Forestry in southern Ontario, Canada. CCFG Newsletter 19: 28-38
  • Wilson, E. R. 2001. A primer in forest stand dynamics. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 21 pp.

2000

  • Jackson, S. M., F. Pinto, J. R. Malcolm and E. R. Wilson. 2000. A comparison of pre-European settlement (1857) and current (1981-1995) forest composition in central OntarioCanadian Journal of Forest Research 30: 605-612
  • Wilson, E. R. 2000. The establishment of red oak in plantations. Pages 1-8 In Wright, K., and D. Gibson (editors). Proceedings: The ecology, silviculture and management of Great Lakes-St. Lawrence oak. Westwind Sustainable Forestry Conference 7. 1-3 Nov. 2000. Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada.
  • Wilson, E. R. 2000. A brief history of forestry. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 12 pp.

1999

  • Wilson, E. R., H. W. McIver and D. C. Malcolm. 1999. Transformation to irregular structure of an upland conifer forestForestry Chronicle 75(3): 407-412
  • Wilson, E. R., and K. C. Vitols. 1999. Growth potential and field performance of fall-planted container and bare-root seedlings of red oak (Quercus rubra L.). SRi Technical Report 99/01. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 34 pp.

1998

  • Wilson, E. R. 1998. Culture and silviculture. Invited editorial. Atlantic Forestry Review 4 (2): 4-5
  • Allen, S. D., E. J. Stewart, I. Neeposh, D. Neeposh and E. R. Wilson. 1998. Nature Handbook.  Canadian Forest Service, Waswanipi Cree Model Forest, Quebec. 150 pp. (published in Cree, French and English)
  • Wilson, E. R., H. W. McIver and D. C. Malcolm. 1998. Teaching forest stand dynamics. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues 7(1): 77. URL: http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/nrei/vol7/iss1/77

1997

  • Wilson, E. R.  1997.  Book Review. The Native Pinewoods of Scotland, by H. M. Steven and A. Carlisle (Second Edition). Forestry Chronicle 73(1): 156-157.

1996

  • Wilson, E. R.  1996.  Book Review: Trees in Canada, by J. L. Farrar. Commonwealth Forestry Review 75(4): 338.

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