Archive for February, 2013

 
 

Kielder: the story of a man-made landscape

Around the world, rural landscapes have been transformed by human activity as never before. In England, one of the most striking locations of such anthropogenic changes is Kielder Forest and Water in Northumberland. Since the 1920s, this site has seen a massive tree planting effort, creating one of the largest man-made forests in Western Europe. […]

 

New book: “Conquering the Highlands. A history of the afforestation of the Scottish uplands”

By Jan Oosthoek Australian National University E Press ISBN 9781922144782 (Print version) ISBN 9781922144799 (Online) Published: 13 February 2013 In February 2013 the ANU E Press published Conquering the Highlands. A history of the afforestation of the Scottish uplands, authored by network member Jan Oosthoek. This book tells the story of how 20th century foresters devised ways […]