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Professor O’Hara A Worthy Winner of the 2016 Silvicultural Prize

The Institute of Chartered Foresters is delighted to have awarded Kevin O’Hara, Professor of Silviculture at the University of California, Berkeley, the 2016 Percy Stubbs, John Bolton King and Edward Garfitt Prize for Silviculture (Silvicultural Prize) – for advancing our…

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2016: A Year in Forestry and Arboriculture

Throughout 2016 the ICF blog has showcased member opinions on the maelstrom of political and other changes and what they…

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ICF Welcomes Andy Lederer as Development Director

Andy Lederer The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) has welcomed Andy Lederer as its new Development Director. Andy brings with…

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Young Professionals Study Tour 2017

The 2017 Young Professionals Study Tour on 12-13 May comprises visits to new plantations and existing recreation and commercial forests…

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2017 Professional Membership Entry Workshop: Bristol

The Professional Membership Entry (PME) Workshop is primarily aimed at Associate members considering presenting for PME within the next 18 months. The…

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Trees, People and the Built Environment 3

  ABOUT The Trees, People and the Built Environment conference is a unique gathering of built and natural environment professionals, working towards the shared goal of enhancing green infrastructure. It provides an important platform for collaboration between professions and offers…