Sorbus takes Innovation to 2017 National Tree Officers Conference

Sorbus takes Innovation to 2017 National Tree Officers Conference

Sorbus International Limited is a sponsor of the 2017 National Tree Officers Conference (NTOC).  Sorbus, based in Frome Somerset, is celebrating their tenth anniversary in 2017 and proud to be supporting the second National Tree Officers Conference (NTOC).  Sorbus offers a comprehensive range of specialist and HiTech products for arboriculture professionals including the well proven PICUS, IML […]

Get to Know Your Tree Officer!

Get to Know Your Tree Officer!

GreenBlue Urban is a sponsor of the 2017 National Tree Officers Conference (NTOC).  The themes of the National Tree Officers Conference really got us thinking here at GreenBlue Urban (GBU) Head Quarters. How do we support, and in some respects, ‘market’ urban trees and their fantastic custodians, the Tree Officers? Working effectively with politicians and communities […]

The Race is on for the UK’s only Dedicated National Tree Officers Conference Tickets

The Race is on for the UK’s only Dedicated National Tree Officers Conference Tickets

The acclaimed National Tree Officers Conference will return to Telford, 8 November 2017. The outstanding inaugural event hosted more than 200 delegates from local authorities around the UK, who travelled to Telford last November. This is the only major conference dedicated to the needs of Tree Officers. More than 97% of last year’s delegates felt […]

Riccardo Arnone, shares his experience of presenting at the National Tree Officers Conference in 2016

Riccardo Arnone, shares his experience of presenting at the National Tree Officers Conference in 2016

Riccardo Arnone, Arboricultural Officer at London Borough of Camden, tells us about his experience of presenting at the inaugural National Tree Officers Conference in 2016. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT? I was working with my colleague on a study of species diversity in Camden’s annual tree planting programme when the call for […]

Kelly Suvari, shares her experience of presenting at the National Tree Officers Conference in 2016

Kelly Suvari, shares her experience of presenting at the National Tree Officers Conference in 2016

Kelly Suvari, Arboricultural Officer at London Borough of Camden, tells us about her experience of presenting at the National Tree Officers Conference (NTOC) in 2016. Why did you decide to submit an abstract? When I first heard about the National Tree Officers Conference, I was interested to attend but I never thought I would end […]

TPBE3:  Did it deliver?

TPBE3: Did it deliver?

I am endlessly puzzled by how the academically intelligent can be so communicationally blind!  In the last five years, I have spoken at eight international tree conferences and every one has suffered from the same blight;  professors and peers who know so much about their chosen subject and so little about communication.  Delegates don’t need […]

Ground-breaking Research at International Urban Trees Research Conference

Ground-breaking Research at International Urban Trees Research Conference

Over 300 health, highways, and urban tree professionals descended on the University of Birmingham, on 5-6 April, for the third in the now renowned Trees, People and the Built Environment (TPBE) conferences. Hosted by the Institute of Chartered Foresters on behalf of a 20-strong conference partnership, the triennial event has established its reputation for bringing […]

Interview with Sam Bristow, Tilhill Forestry

Interview with Sam Bristow, Tilhill Forestry

The Institute asked Associate member Sam Bristow, Assistant Forest Manager with Tilhill Forestry and one of the hosts for his views on the up and coming Young Professionals Study Tour. WHAT DID YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT THE LAST YOUNG PROFESSIONALS STUDY TOUR? The YPST in 2016 gave me a great opportunity to meet and talk […]

A Walk in the Woods – Mirehouse Estate, Keswick Cumbria

A Walk in the Woods – Mirehouse Estate, Keswick Cumbria

North of England – Regional Group Meeting. The North of England Region is trialling a new approach to regional meetings by hosting local and low key events during the weekend, and hopefully more often.  The first meeting was held on Saturday 4th March at Mirehouse Estate near Keswick, with kind support of the current and […]

Interview with Craig Hinton, Enspec Environment & Risk, Australia

Interview with Craig Hinton, Enspec Environment & Risk, Australia

Speaker day 2: The Role of Tree Population Data in Promoting Tree Benefits Cathy Frossard, Marketing Consultant on the Trees, People and Built Environment 3 Conference, interviews Craig Hinton on his views of the upcoming conference. There are those who maintain that, now most of us live in towns and cities, our deep cultural relationship […]