Urban Tree Pit Comparative Study

Urban Tree Pit Comparative Study The University of Greenwich are conducting an urban tree study to investigate different tree pit systems currently available in the marketplace, which provide suitable root volumes for the long-term success of trees in hard landscapes. During the last two weeks of July, twelve tree pits were excavated and GreenBlue Urban’s […]

Community Engagement in Public Sector Urban Tree Management

Community Engagement in Public Sector Urban Tree Management Researchers in the UK are calling on arboriculturists to take part in their survey ‘Community Engagement in Public Sector Urban Tree Management in the UK’. Christopher Neilan, EATaLOG, Ian McDermott, MTOA and Rupert Bentley-Walls, LTOA are carrying out research to explore current practice and attitudes towards community […]

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 […]

Wellbeing Top of the Agenda at New ICF Event

Wellbeing Top of the Agenda at New ICF Event A new one-day conference, organised by the Institute of Chartered Foresters East England Regional Group, is putting health and wellbeing at the top of the agenda. Booking has now opened for Trees, Greenspace and Wellbeing which takes place on Thursday 26 September at Girton College, University […]

ICF Fellow First Brit to Receive International Arboriculture Award

ICF Fellow First Ever UK Recipient of International Arboriculture Award Myerscough College Professor and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) Dr Mark Johnston FICFor is the first UK recipient of a prestigious award from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) –  the  Alex L. Shigo Award for Excellence in Arboricultural Education The top […]