Title: Best Practice Guidance for Land Regeneration 
Resource Type: document --> guidance / decision support 
Country: United Kingdom 
Language(s): English
Year: 2006 
Author 1/Producer: Forest Research 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report/Document number/description: 2006 to 2012 
Publisher Country: United Kingdom 
Publisher web link (root): http://www.forestry.gov.uk/landregeneration
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/INFD-5WPKNB  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Brownfields
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->In situ treatment technologies
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Remediation options overview
Short description: Best Practice Guidance for Land Regeneration is a series of Guidance Notes based on research and practical experience in the restoration of brownfield land for woodland and urban greening after uses. The Notes are devised for practitioners and all those responsible for restoring land back to beneficial soft end uses, particularly involving trees and woodland. 
Long description: Best Practice Guidance Notes are now available for: 1. Soil sampling derelict, underused and neglected land prior to greenspace establishment 2. Laboratory analysis of soils and spoils 3. Do you need to cultivate before woodland establishment? 4. Loose tipping 5. Imported soil or soil-forming materials placement 6. Application of sewage sludges and composts 7. Fertiliser application in land regeneration 8. Native and non-native trees: why and how to choose 9. Maximising biodiversity 10. Tree seeding 11. Weed control Over the next 2–3 years we are aiming to cover the following topics: n Berm design n Tree stock types n Amelioration of pyritic spoils n Protection from animal browsing n Woodland maintenance n Landform design n Site monitoring n Drainage and water management issues n Road design n Tree health n Water features n Dealing with contamination n Sources of further guidance and advice 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 24/10/2012

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