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Ground-breaking Research at International Urban Trees Research Conference

TPBE3 Over 300 health, highways, and urban tree professionals descended on the University of Birmingham, on 5-6 April, for the third in the now renowned Trees, People and the Built Environment (TPBE) conferences. Hosted by the Institute of Chartered Foresters…

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ICF is Delighted to Announce its New President

Leading on from a successful first day of the Trees, People and the Built Environment 3 (TPBE3) conference (which it…

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National Tree Officers Conference 2017 - Call for Papers Now Open

After last year’s success of the inaugural National Tree Officers Conference it returns in 2017. The conference is being organised…

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ICF North Scotland: Hardwood Development for North Scotland - Progress & Options

This meeting will examine the progress in realising the potential of hardwood trees for timber and woodfuel production in the…

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ICF South Wales: Spring Lunch

The ICF Wales Regional Group will hold its Spring Lunch simultaneously at two locations, one in North Wales and the…

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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 in and around Oban and Fort William and includes a tour of the state of the art BSW Timber K2…