Publications

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

Book

  1. Leslie, D., E. R. Wilson and M. Reid. 2014. Eden’s ancient ash tree trail. E-Book. Heart of Eden Development Trust and Silviculture Research International. 34 pp.  

Published Papers 

  1. Wilson, E. R. and A. Todd. 2017. Forthcoming. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 111(3): ??-??.
  2. Lloyd, S. and E. R. Wilson. 2017. Forthcoming. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 111(3): ??-??.
  3. Wilson, E. R., and A. Todd. 2017. RFS qualifications in arboriculture, forestry and silviculture. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 111(2): 84-86.
  4. Wilson, E. R., 2016. Excellence in Forestry Report. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 110 (3): ??-??.
  5. Wilson, E. R. 2016. Resilient woodlands: meeting the challengesQuarterly Journal of Forestry 110 (1): 13-17.
  6. 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.
  7. Park, A., K. Puettmann, E. R. Wilson, C. Messier, S. Kames and A. Dhar. 2014. Can boreal and temperate forest management be adapted to the uncertainties of 21st Century climate change? Critical Reviews in Plant Science 33 (4): 251-285 DOI10.1080/07352689.2014.858956
  8. Van den Berg, A. E., A. Jorgensen and E. R. Wilson. 2014. Evaluating stress relief in urban green and open spaces: does perceived naturalness make a difference? Landscape and Urban Planning 127: 173-181 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.04.012
  9. Helliwell, D. R., and E. R. Wilson. 2012. Continuous cover forestry in Britain: challenges and opportunitiesQuarterly Journal of Forestry 106(3): 214-224
  10. Petrokofsky, G., et al. 2010. Identifying high priority questions for policy-relevant research using a participatory processForestry doi:10.1093/forestry/cpq018 (July 2010) 
  11. Leslie, A. D., and E. R. Wilson. 2009. The anatomy of a woodland: stand profile diagrams as an aid to problem-based learning in undergraduate forestry educationForestry Chronicle 85(5): 725-732
  12. Wilson, E. R., and K. J. Smith. 2009. Lyme disease: ecology, epidemiology and preventionScottish Forestry 63(2): 3-11
  13. Wilson, E. R. 2009. Sustainable forest management in New Brunswick, Canada. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 103(3): 195-204 [Runner-up, James Prize, Royal Forestry Society, 2009]
  14. Wilson, E.R., and A.D. Leslie. 2009. Sustainable forest management. Geography Review 22(4): 8-13
  15. 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]
  16. Wilson, E.R. 2008. Lyme disease in British woodlands. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 102(2): 209-212
  17. Park, A., and E. R. Wilson. 2007. Beautiful plantations: Can intensive silviculture help Canada to fulfil ecological and timber production objectives? Forestry Chronicle 83(6): 825-839
  18. Wilson, E. R., J. Murray, I. Ryding and E. Casson-du Mont. 2007. Comparison of three tools for measuring tree diameter in stands of different age and tree sizeQuarterly Journal of Forestry 101(4): 267-274
  19. Wilson, E. R., K. C. Vitols and A. Park. 2007. Root characteristics and growth potential of container and bare-root seedlings of northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) in Ontario, CanadaNew Forests 34(2): 163-176
  20. Wilson, E. R. 2006. Forest management and conservation in Latvia. Scottish Forestry 60(4): 14-21
  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
  22. 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]
  23. Wilson, E. R., and C. B. Starr. 2004. Hardwood genetics and silvicultural research in the UK. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 98(4): 280-285
  24. Wilson, E. R. 2001. Continuous Cover Forestry in southern Ontario, Canada. CCFG Newsletter 19: 28-38
  25. 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
  26. 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

Technical Reports and Discussion Papers

  1. Wilson, E. R. 2017. Foreword, Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees. Woodland Inspirations, Cumbria. ?? pp. [In Press]
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. Hartshorn, J., and E. R. Wilson (tech. eds.). 2014. Silvics of trees in British forestry, v1.0 (May 2014). SRI Technical Report SRI-2014-TR01. Silviculture Research International, Penrith. 74 pp.
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. Wilson, E. R. 2012. Independent Panel on Forestry, National Stakeholder Event: Summary Report. Central Hall, Westminster, 10 July 2012. Unpublished paper. 7 pp.
  9. 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)
  10. 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. [view pdf] pdficon_small
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.]
  17. Savill, P., G. Hemery and E. R. Wilson. 2006. Establishment of Broadleaves. Woodland Heritage Technical Guide. Woodland Heritage, Haslemere.
  18. 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).
  19. 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]
  20. 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.
  21. 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)

Professional Articles, Conference Papers and Published Letters

  1. 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]
  2. 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]
  3. Wilson, E. R. 2015. Tree marking for pleasure and profit. Woodland Heritage Journal 20: 124-126 [view pdfpdficon_small
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Wilson, E. R. 2015. Higher education qualifications in arboriculture and forestry. Forestry and Timber News (April 2015): 17 [view pdfpdficon_small
  7. Wilson, E. R. 2015. So you want to work in Forestry? Forestry Journal 21(1): 22-23
  8. Wilson, E. R. 2014. Cradle of Forestry in the United States. Woodland Heritage Journal 19: 78-80. Link to accompanying Photo-Essay.
  9. Wilson, E. R. 2013. Professional forestry education in Canada. Forestry and Timber News [April 2013] [view pdf] pdficon_small
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Locke, A. 2012. Government presented with final Forestry Panel report at stakeholder event in London. ICF News. Published online 11 July 2012. URL: www.charteredforesters.org [report based on Summary Report by E. R. Wilson]
  13. Wilson, E. R. 2012. Letter to the Editor. Woodland Heritage Journal 2012: 57
  14. Wilson, E. R. 2012. Making a difference in forestry education. Woodland Heritage Journal 2012: 35
  15. Wilson, E. R. 2010. Lyme disease: practices for prevention. Woodland Heritage Journal 2010: 72-73
  16. Wilson, E. R. 2009. CCF – time to lay to rest the myth of fringe activity. Forestry and Timber News (April 2009): 21
  17. Wilson, E. R. 2008. Seeing is believing: the potential of horse logging in continuous cover forests. CCFG Newsletter 28: 20
  18. 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
  19. Wilson, E. R. 2008. Ticks bites and Lyme disease. Forestry and Timber News (April 2008): 9.
  20. Wilson, E. R. 2008. Unlocking the below-ground secrets of trees. Woodland Heritage Journal 2008: 50-51.
  21. Leslie, A. D., E. R. Wilson and C. Starr. 2007. Would the last forestry graduate please turn out the lights! Forestry and Timber News (September 2007)
  22. Wilson, E. R. 2007. Beaver and a new environmentalism. Letter to Editor. Scottish Forestry 61(2): 48.
  23. Wilson, E. R. 2006. Foresters as global citizens. Woodland Heritage Journal 2006: 8
  24. Wilson, E. R. 2005. Lust for light: photosynthesis and the growth of trees. Cumberland News (Education Supplement) (25 March 2005): 11
  25. Wilson, E. R. 2005. Continuous cover forestry education and training. Woodland Heritage Journal 2005: 4-5
  26. Clark, J., and E. R. Wilson. 2002. Selecting the best ash for tomorrow’s woodlands. Forestry and Timber News (June 2002): 2-3.
  27. 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.
  28. 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
  29. Wilson, E. R. 1998. Culture and silviculture. Invited editorial. Atlantic Forestry Review 4 (2): 4-5

Book Reviews

  1. 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
  2. Wilson, E. R. 2014. Book Review. Helliwell, R. 2013. Continuous cover management of woodlands: a brief introduction. Rodney Helliwell, Wirksworth, UK. (self-published) 66 pp. Forestry and Timber News Issue 62 (April 2014): 33.
  3. Wilson, E. R. 2009. Book Review. Watson, B. 2009. Plants: their use, management, cultivation and biology. Crowood Press, Ramsbury, Wilts. 480 pp. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 103(3): 220.
  4. 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.
  5. Wilson, E .R., and J. R. Clark. 2007. Book Review. Samuel, C. J. A., A. M. Fletcher and R. Lines. 2007. Choice of Sitka spruce seed origins for use in British forests. Forestry Commission Bulletin 127. Forestry Commission, Edinburgh. 112 pp. International Forestry Review 9(2): 811.
  6. Wilson, E. R.  2007. Book Review. Watson, B. 2007. Trees: their use, management, cultivation and biology. Crowood Press, Ramsbury, Wilts. 384 pp.  Scottish Forestry 61(1): 38.
  7. 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.
  8. Wilson, E. R.  1996.  Book Review: Trees in Canada, by J. L. Farrar. Commonwealth Forestry Review 75(4): 338.

Technical Papers: Learning and Teaching, Professional Development

  1. 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]
  2. Wilson, E. R. 2002. Introduction to tree improvement and genetics. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 11 pp.
  3. 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.
  4. Wilson, E. R. 2001. A primer in forest stand dynamics. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 21 pp.
  5. Wilson, E. R. 2000. A brief history of forestry. National School of Forestry, Newton Rigg, Cumbria. 12 pp.

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