There is a wide range of research relevant to managing wilding conifers, from immediately applicable research on control methods and remote detection to research to improve our ecological understanding of the impacts and legacies of wildings, to research on preventing the future spread of wildings.

Additionally, researchers have also been examining the social factors influencing wilding control and the long-term prioritisation and strategy of wilding management.

Benefits and Costs of Additional Investment in Wilding Conifer Control

6 September 2022
We need to retain the momentum gained over the last few years and this Cost Benefit Analysis supports strongly the argument to maximise the investment so that another national biosecurity disaster doesn’t occur. An important document for facts and figures!

New Research on invasion/re-invasion risks

15 June 2022
The Vive la Resistance programme, led by Scion, has recently received funding from MBIE for a five-year research grant. This programme will focus on understanding and preventing re-invasion of wilding conifers.