International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day takes place on 8 March every year and the Institute’s #ILookLikeAForester campaign was created to celebrate all…

Consultation Opens on First UKWAS 5 Draft

Consultation Opens on First UKWAS 5 Draft

A consultation has been opened and we encourage members to comment on an Initial Revision Draft of UKWAS 5. The…

Forestry Commission Reference Committee Panel

Forestry Commission Reference Committee Panel

Call for ICF Members Defra is seeking to appoint a new panel of members for the formation of the Forestry…

Policy Roundup – February 2021

Policy Roundup – February 2021

Our monthly policy roundup blog updates you on what the Institute has been getting involved in and what you can…

Dr Tatiana Stankova Awarded 2020 Silvicultural Prize

Dr Tatiana Stankova Awarded 2020 Silvicultural Prize

The Percy Stubbs and John Bolton King and Edward Garfitt Prize for Silviculture (Silvicultural Prize) is awarded annually for work…

Our Response to the EFRA Environmental Land Management and Agricultural Transition Inquiry

Our Response to the EFRA Environmental Land Management and Agricultural Transition Inquiry

With the UK Government publishing their plans for an agricultural transition in late 2020, the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs…

What is the Future for Forestry Post-Brexit?

What is the Future for Forestry Post-Brexit?

With the Brexit transition period ending on 31 December, there are going to be certain changes that businesses and governments…

ICF Professional & Educational Standards Committee Vacancies

ICF Professional & Educational Standards Committee Vacancies

Three vacancies have arisen for membership of the Professional and Educational Standards Committee (PESC). Reporting to Council, this is the…

Policy Roundup – September 2020

Policy Roundup – September 2020

Our monthly policy roundup blog updates you on what the Institute has been getting involved in and what you can…

Defra Launch UK’s First Plant Health Week

Defra Launch UK’s First Plant Health Week

With 2020 being the UN’s International Year of Plant Health, Defra is hosting the UK’s first Plant Health Week from…

Call for Ideas: Plant Biosecurity Strategy

Call for Ideas: Plant Biosecurity Strategy

We are a member of the Plant Health Alliance, a cross-sector group with a purpose of promoting and enhancing plant…

Claire Glaister FICFor on the Value of CPD

Claire Glaister FICFor on the Value of CPD

Claire Glaister FICFor of GR Forestry Consultancy has been a member of the Institute for almost 20 years. She has…

Watch: South Downs Woodland Guardians

Watch: South Downs Woodland Guardians

The South Downs National Park and Chartered Forester Nick Heasman MICFor have produced this great uplifting video about the role…

#StudentHour

#StudentHour

Keeping Connected These are extraordinary times and we’re aware that many students will have had to adjust to new and…

Professor Euan Mason Awarded Honorary Fellowship

Professor Euan Mason Awarded Honorary Fellowship

Professor Euan Mason Awarded Honorary Fellowship for his Long-Serving Role as Editor of Leading Forestry Journal The Institute of Chartered…

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