Key Forestry Industry Figures to Receive ICF Honorary Fellowships

Key Forestry Industry Figures to Receive ICF Honorary Fellowships

Key Forestry Industry Figures to Receive ICF Honorary Fellowships The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) has awarded Honorary Fellow titles to two leading figures in the forestry industry. Sir Harry Studholme, Chair of Forestry Commission GB, and Dr David Humphreys, Reader in Environmental Policy at the Open University, are to receive the prestigious ICF accolade. […]

Latest timber price indices produced

Latest timber price indices produced

Latest timber price indices produced The latest National Statistics on Timber Price Indices, produced by the Forestry Commission, were released today in accordance with the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority. They present data for Great Britain to March 2014 and are  based on timber sales by the Forestry Commission and Natural Resources Wales, and […]

Urban Forest Conference Goes Global With Call for Papers and Sponsorship Success

Urban Forest Conference Goes Global With Call for Papers and Sponsorship Success

The Call for Papers for major international urban trees research conference Trees, People and the Built Environment II (TPBEII) has now closed, with submissions from a record number of countries and a guarantee from the conference partners of a world-class programme. In addition, five renowned organisations have been secured as headline sponsors in a move […]

The Challenges Our Woodlands Face Today and Tomorrow – John Weir MICFor

The Challenges Our Woodlands Face Today and Tomorrow – John Weir MICFor

The Challenges Our Woodlands Face Today and Tomorrow John Weir MICFor asks that we consider new approaches to increasing the long-term resilience of our woodlands. Our woodlands have been managed successfully during the last century under the assumption that the environment they are growing in will be relatively stable. This key assumption is now proven […]

ICF President Takes Leading Role in Forest Science and Innovation

ICF President Takes Leading Role in Forest Science and Innovation

Institute of Chartered Foresters President Takes Leading Role in Forest Science and Innovation The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) is delighted to announce that its President Professor Julian Evans OBE, BSc, PhD, DSc, FICFor has been appointed by the Forestry Commission (FC) as Chair of a new Expert Committee on Forest Science established to support […]

Forestry Commission England Seeks Forestry and Woodlands Advisory Committee Members

Forestry Commission England Seeks Forestry and Woodlands Advisory Committee Members

Forestry Commission England are in search of new members who can help shape the way the Commission leads the protection, improvement and expansion of woodlands in each region of England and delivers  benefits with their partners. The current term of office for members of the Forestry Commission’s nine Regional Advisory Committees (RACs) expires on 30 […]

Keith Oates appointed Forestry Commissioner

Keith Oates appointed Forestry Commissioner

Keith Oates appointed Forestry Commissioner Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of Keith Oates as a Forestry Commissioner for England.  He has been appointed for a term of three years from April 2013, and will continue to serve on the Forestry Commission’s National Committee for England. Welcoming his appointment, Sir Harry Studholme, Chair […]

Minister takes to stage at ICF Conference to launch “Strategic Directions”

Minister takes to stage at ICF Conference to launch “Strategic Directions”

Environment Minister launching key “Strategic Directions” forestry publication today at Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference    Environment & Climate Change Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, is launching a new publication today giving a clear direction on how the National Forest Estate (land managed by Forestry Commission Scotland) will be managed to meet Scottish Government’s objectives. Giving […]

ICF Member Takes on Big Role at Small Woods

ICF Member Takes on Big Role at Small Woods

ICF Member Takes on Big Role at Small Woods Small Woods, the national woodland charity based in the West Midlands, has announced a new CEO who will take up the post in May. Mike Bentley, a Professional member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Small Woods Association. […]

Trees, People and the Built Environment II

Trees, People and the Built Environment II

Trees, People and the Built Environment II – Dates Announced for 2014 Following on from a highly successful event in 2011, we are pleased to announce that the second ‘Trees, People and the Built Environment’, an international urban trees research conference, will return to Birmingham on 2 and 3 April, 2014. View the Conference Website >> […]