Land Revival competition: learn about ecological and community restoration

Land Revival competition: learn about ecological and community restoration

Don’t miss this opportunity to win three different two-day tours through the landscapes of woodlands, forests and their communities (outline). Each tour will visit a cluster of sites in different parts of Scotland during the summer and autumn. This is a great networking opportunity to meet other upcoming professionals in your industry and is open […]

Interview with Provincial Leader at FPInnovations

Interview with Provincial Leader at FPInnovations

Speaker Day 1: The Main Challenges of Developing Autonomous Equipment in Forestry The Institute interviews John Pineau as he prepares to address the Institute’s forthcoming National Conference: Innovation for Change. What innovation means to FPInnovations/what innovative development(s) it is working on? Innovation is pervasive to our corporate culture at FPInnovations. We are always striving to find new […]

Long-Term Forest Planning and Professionalism Workshops

Long-Term Forest Planning and Professionalism Workshops

This April, learn about new plans for woodland management and requirements in Wales at a one day workshop run jointly between the Institute of Chartered Foresters, Farming Connect, Natural Resources Wales and the Welsh Government. Ym mis Ebrill, dysgwch am gynlluniau newydd ar gyfer rheoli coetiroedd a gofynion yng Nghymru mewn gweithdy undydd a gynhelir […]

Drax and Treemetrics pushing the boundaries of innovation at the UK’s flagship forestry conference

Drax and Treemetrics pushing the boundaries of innovation at the UK’s flagship forestry conference

The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) is pleased to announce that power giant Drax and Ireland’s ‘Internet of Trees’ technology-solution provider Treemetrics are now confirmed for its flagship National Conference, this May in Edinburgh. The conference will focus on how the fast-moving developments in science and technology, and the revolution they bring – from global […]

Woodland Creation Design

Woodland Creation Design

Woodland Creation Design: One Day, interactive Workshops for Woodland Creation Applicants. Forestry Commission England and the Institute of Chartered Foresters are delivering interactive woodland creation design workshops across England in June 2018. These workshops will provide practical and technical information and advice on how to design new woodlands that fit within the landscape and accommodate […]

Looking back at looking forwards

Looking back at looking forwards

Speaker Day 1: Future paths/drawing from other sectors The Institute interviews Fiona Lickorish, formerly Head of the Cranfield Institute for Resilient Futures at Cranfield University, as she prepares to address the Institute’s forthcoming National Conference: Innovation for Change. What piece of advice would you give yourself if you could turn the clock back 20+ years? […]

Interview with Chief Pilot at BioCarbon Engineering

Interview with Chief Pilot at BioCarbon Engineering

Speaker Day 1: Planting trees using drones Hester McQueen, ICF Marketing and Communications Officer, interviews Jeremie Leonard as he prepares to address the Institute’s forthcoming National Conference: Innovation for Change. What technological and/or other developments do you envisage making an impact on the sector in the next few years? In BioCarbon Engineering we are working […]

Trioss’ Director to speak at ICF’s National Conference

Trioss’ Director to speak at ICF’s National Conference

Nick Pyatt, Director at Trioss, will address the Institute’s National Conference: Innovation for Change in May on: Adaptation Pathways – Adapting in an uncertain climate changing world. Trioss has a track record in tackling organisational resilience to a changing and uncertain future climate. Nick’s background: Nick gained a Forestry Diploma from the Scottish School of Forestry […]

Do you want to speak at the next National Tree Officers Conference?

Do you want to speak at the next National Tree Officers Conference?

Express an interest… Share your knowledge and experience with other professional tree officers in the UK, this is your opportunity to help bring excellence to the industry by presenting at the next National Tree Officers Conference (NTOC). With the last National Tree Officers Conference the most successful yet, we want to try and build on […]

ICF East England: Forest School and the Power of Outdoor Learning

ICF East England: Forest School and the Power of Outdoor Learning

Mark Pritchard FICFor, ICF East England Regional Group Secretary, attended ICF East England: Annual Dinner and AGM 2018. Mark reports on his experience. The East England Regional Group’s Annual Dinner and AGM was again held at the centrally located Ravenwood Hall Hotel near Bury St Edmunds on 25 January. Chari, Andrew Coombes FICFor introduced our guest speaker, Mell Harrison, […]