National Tree Officers Virtual Conference 2020 – Week 2: Planting and Species Selection in a Changing Climate

Preparations are well under way for the fifth National Tree Officers Conference, due to take place online throughout the entire month of November.

Proudly organised by the London Tree Officers Association (LTOA), the Municipal Tree Officers’ Association (MTOA), the Association of Tree Officers (ATO) and the Institute of Chartered Foresters, this influential event will showcase the latest research, best practice and innovation in different areas of local authority tree, woodland and planning work.

Week 2: Planting and Species Selection in a Changing Climate, sponsored by GreenBlue Urban, will begin on the 9th November and feature the following presentations (with more to be confirmed):


9th November (1100-1200)
Britt-Marie Alvem and Neil Ross, City of Stockholm
Presentation of Planting Beds with Biochar, Tree Planting, Species Selection and Biodiversity in Stockholm, Sweden



10th November (1100-1200)
Mike Ripley, Tree Officer at Hampshire Highways
How does Hampshire Highways replacement tree planting programme compare to Frank S Santamour’s 10-20-30 rule?


13th November (1100-1230)
Kat Hadincova, Tree Officer at London Borough of Barnet
Designing, Delivering and Establishing Urban Tree Planting for the London Borough of Barnet




Dean Bell and Chris Corder (Interview)
‘Right Tree, Right Place, Right Infrastructure’: The Importance of Urban Tree Pit Design in Hard Landscapes




Bookings for the National Tree Officers Virtual Conference 2020 are now open!

  • Individual sessions – £10
  • Week Pass – £18
  • Month Pass (includes access to every session) – £35

We’re looking forward to seeing you at the National Tree Officers Virtual Conference 2020!

November 9, 2020 - November 13, 2020

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