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Policy Roundup – April 2024

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news Trees, People and the Built Environment 5 From the 23-24 April, all Institute staff attended our annual National Conference, Trees, People and the Built Environment 5. The conference brought together leading professional […]

Policy Roundup – March 2024

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news March has been a busy month for the Institute with many staff getting out and about, engaging with our members and stakeholders. We have also launched ten events, including our Early Careers […]

Policy Roundup – February 2024

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news This month we announced the four shortlisted candidates for Professional Forester of the Year 2024 – Gordon Brown MICFor, Iwan Lloyd-Williams MICFor, Kenton Rogers MICFor and Dr Eleanor Tew MICFor. This prestigious […]

Policy Roundup – January 2024

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news The Institute is delighted that Tom Jenkins FICFor has been awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to the Forestry Sector in the New Year Honours […]

Policy Roundup – December 2023

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news Emerging Leader Programme A webinar was held on 5 December, showcasing the final presentations of the Emerging Leaders from the Clore Leadership Development Programme. Three groups, as voted for by peers, presented […]

Policy Roundup – November 2023

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news Woodland Creation Summit In June 2023, a delivery action plan was announced aimed at ramping up tree planting levels. This included a £1 million investment by Scottish Forestry to provide comprehensive training for […]

Policy Roundup – October 2023

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news On 28 September, the Institute’s Executive Director Louise Simpson attended the Trees and Trains: Growing Green Corridors conference hosted by Network Rail and the Forestry Commission. Louise joined delegates from across government […]

Policy Roundup – September 2023

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news This month we have been busy out networking at various conferences and events. On the 6 and 7 September, the Institute’s Senior Events Coordinator, Ella Smith, and Senior Technical Officer, Shona Smyth […]

Policy Roundup – August 2023

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news This month has again been a busy time for the Institute. We were delighted to announce that the Professional and Educational Standards Committee promoted five more new members to Fellows of the […]

Policy Roundup – July 2023

Our monthly policy and research blog updates you on the latest work at the Institute and how you can get involved. Institute news New Head of Policy and Partnerships This month has been one of change and celebration as we said farewell to Jemima Cooper. Jemima looks back at her time with us in a […]