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Call for Views: Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Parliament is currently considering the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill. Arguably, this is the most significant piece of forestry legislation since the Forestry Commission was created in 1919. ICF members with any concerns about its impact have…

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ICF Representative Needed for UK Woodland Assurance Standard Steering Group

An opportunity has arisen for a volunteer to represent the Institute on the UKWAS steering group. The Steering Group works…

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LISS/CSCS Cards Are Now Available for ICF members

Land Based Industry Skills Scheme (LISS) and Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards are now available for ICF members: Red…

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Young Professionals Study Tour 2017

Innovative Arboriculture and Urban Woodland Management. The Autumn Young Professionals Study Tour 2017 on 1-2 September comprises visits to a…

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2017 ICF East England: The Great Storm - 30 Years On

The Great Storm on the night of 15-16 October 1987 caused damage on a severe scale across south and eastern…

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National Tree Officers Conference 2017

The 2017 National Tree Officers Conference is a unique event offering the latest research, best practice and innovation in different areas of local authority arboricultural work. Hosted by the London Tree Officers Association, Municipal Tree Officers Association, and the Institute…