Tree Health Research Bursaries for Scotland

Tree Health Research Bursaries for Scotland

Tree Health Research Bursaries for Scotland The Scottish Forestry Trust has announced that it will be offering a funds to support postgraduate research on tree health issues in Scotland. Supported by a generous contribution from Forestry Commission Scotland, and funds from The Scottish Forestry Trust, the Tree Health Scotland Bursary Award Scheme will offer 50% […]

Early Bird Tickets Released for ICF Tree Health Conference

Early Bird Tickets Released for ICF Tree Health Conference

Early Bird Tickets Released for ICF Tree Health Conference   The Institute has announced that early bird tickets for the 2015 ICF National Conference: Tree Health, Resilience and Sustainability, have been released on general sale. The event will take place 22-23 April at The Angel Hotel, Cardiff, exploring tree health challenges currently facing UK forestry […]

EFRA Committee: Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Report

EFRA Committee: Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Report

Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Report: Too few plant health academics The Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) select committee today published its Report on Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity, announcing that there were ‘too few plant health academics’ in UK Universities and colleges.  Committee Chair, Miss Anne McIntosh said: “The UK needs its own […]

Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Expert Taskforce Publish Final report

Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Expert Taskforce Publish Final report

Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Expert Taskforce Publish Final report In the last few years, several new or previously unrecognised pests and pathogens have emerged as significant risks to the UK’s plants, including trees in woodlands, commercial forests and in the urban environment. Given this background, Defra’s Chief Scientific Adviser established an independent, expert Taskforce […]