National Tree Officers Conference 2020 – Call for Presentations Now Open

Building on the success of previous conferences, the fifth National Tree Officers Conference is being organised by the London Tree Officers Association (LTOA), the Municipal Tree Officers’ Association (MTOA), the Association of Tree Officers (ATO) and facilitated by the Institute of Chartered Foresters. The conference will be held on Wednesday the 4th November 2020 at Sheffield […]

TPBE4 Speaker Profile – Ben Seamark

Our triennial conference on urban greenspace takes place on the 22nd and 23rd April at the University of Birmingham. In advance of the conference we’re presenting a series of interviews with some of our featured speakers. In the latest of the series, we speak with Ben Seamark, Coordinator of Environmental Assets, City of Burnside, Australia. […]

Urban Forestry: Interview with Professor Richard Hauer

It’s now less than 3 months until Trees, People and the Built Environment 4 – our triennial conference on urban greenspace. In advance of the conference we’ll be presenting a series of interviews with some of our featured speakers. This week, we speak with Professor Richard Hauer of the University of Wisconsin. As a Professor […]

Working Together for Trees: A New Standard for Individual Tree Data Collection

There has never been a more important or urgent time to collect data on urban trees. High-quality data will help harness the current wave of enthusiasm for tree planting, and to address the challenges to urban trees from pests, diseases, climate-change and development. However, the resources to support urban trees have declined rapidly in the […]

Call for Papers Deadline Extended for Trees, People and the Built Environment 4

International Conference in UK The call for papers for the international cross-discipline urban tree and infrastructure conference Trees, People and the Built Environment 4 has been extended to Sunday 1 September 2019. The 2020 conference takes place at the University of Birmingham on 22 and 23 of April, and follows on from acclaimed events in […]

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 […]

Professional Conduct

Professional Conduct ICF Code of Conduct All members of the Institute are required to uphold the integrity and reputation of the profession of forestry and arboriculture and to safeguard the public interest in matters of safety and health and otherwise.  Members must exercise their professional skills and judgement to the best of their abilities and discharge […]