As a new committee, we are keen to significantly increase the number of events in the region and ensure they are located to give members from right across our large a large region the best chance of attending. Each event will have a theme, however we are introducing a ‘magazine style format’ with numerous related […]
Experience of both lowland and upland private forestry estates was gained in Scotland. This covered long-term management planning, felling design, budgets, contractor supervision, planting schemes, grant applications, woodfuel systems and professional tree inspection. In the South West I have experience of woodland sales/acquisitions, shoot improvement, valuations and forest certification through Savills’ own Group Forest Certification […]
I am a chartered arboriculturist with over 20 years experience working in the private and public sector as a tree surgeon, contracts manager, arboricultural consultant and consultant Tree Officer for Bristol City Council. I am currently the principal arboricultural consultant at Assured Trees Ltd, having formed the company in 2013. I work for a varied […]
I provide a forest acquisition advisory service across Scotland, Wales, and England. I undertake various kinds of valuation projects in relation to forests and woodlands. I also provide a consultancy service to clients seeking formal analysis of strategic decisions they may be considering. I especially enjoy working on appraising the possibility and /or merits of […]
Woodland Creation Design: One Day, interactive Workshops for Woodland Creation Applicants. Forestry Commission England and the Institute of Chartered Foresters are delivering interactive woodland creation design workshops across England in June 2018. These workshops will provide practical and technical information and advice on how to design new woodlands that fit within the landscape and accommodate […]
This series of workshops jointly hosted by Forestry Commission England and the Institute of Chartered Foresters will provide practical information and advice on how to design new woodlands that fit within the landscape and accommodate features of interest. Each workshop will go through the different stages of the design process based on the principles set […]
The ICF South West England Regional Group and the Ancient Tree Forum invite you to a joint event investigating forestry on ecologically sensitive sites. Savernake, a former medieval hunting forest, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, contains a large number of veteran oak and beech trees, and supports numerous European Protected Species. The day […]
UK Forestry Standard 2017: A one-day workshop to help you put your Plans into Practice. Find out about the key changes around Felling Licence applications, UKFS and develop your knowledge of operational plans. Understand the impact to your work from: How will the national implementation of Service Standard between the FC and you affect your business. Learn […]
Building on the success of the UKFS Principles: Better Plans, Faster Approvals held across England in November 2015, the Forestry Commission England and the Institute of Chartered Foresters will deliver the next stage of this professional development training this November, Plans into Practice, which should not be missed. A detailed agenda has been produced covering essential updates and topics […]
What is an ‘urban forest’? ‘Urban forest’ is a term that is being increasingly used by those engaged in thinking about (and even delivering) resilient cities. But what does it actually mean? There are various published definitions but for our purposes here we adopt a definition that we and our colleagues proposed last year: ‘The […]
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 […]
The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF/IFC), the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF), and the Duchy of Cornwall are pleased to announce the four outstanding recipients of the 2017 Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award. Now in its third year, The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award is a UK-Canada partnership initiative between […]
With 34 years’ UK and international experience, my strengths lie in developing strong strategic visions, innovative problem-solving, influencing public policy, implementing institutional change, building multi-stakeholder partnerships and in leading and publicly representing organisations. Initially, I worked to support commercial reforestation projects in Jamaica and the Solomon Islands, then returned to the UK to pursue my […]
Charlton Abbotts Forestry Ltd was established in 1993 and has progressively developed to provide wide-ranging Tree and Forestry related services. Based on a 3000 acre Cotswold Estate where the woodlands are managed on a continuous cover basis. Large farmland planting schemes are also undertaken. The company has developed its client base to include other private […]
The leading natural-infrastructure consultancy, providing analysis and advice to successfully plan, develop and manage land and property. Whether you’re looking to plan, develop or manage your site, we provide the natural advice you need to successfully balance commercial, environmental and human needs, naturally increasing the true value of your land or property.
Jim Unwin brings thirty-three years of experience as an arboricultural consultant to provide a broad spectrum of consultancy services to clients seeking help on woodland management and arboricultural matters, including tree health and safety, and development sites including planning appeals and disputes. He also acts as an expert witness and has twenty years of quarry […]
Lockhart Garratt Ltd is a specialist consultancy offering independent, expert advice on Trees, Woodland Management and Forestry, free from sales or contracting interests. Clients include landowners, farmers, councils, developers and quarry operators. The team of chartered foresters is supported by in-house arboricultural, environmental and ecological consultants. Specialisms include woodland management for all objectives; green infrastructure […]
We are an independent forestry consultancy established in 2000 specialising in Forest Plans. Our clients include woodland owners, forestry management companies, the Crown Estate, community forests and the Forestry Commission. High-quality mapping and inventory work is undertaken using the latest and landscape visualisation software. Woodland creation projects, forestry reports, grant applications, deer management plans and […]
Pryor and Rickett Silviculture is an independent firm of forestry consultants offering a bespoke management and consultancy service to private, institutional and public woodland owners. The company specialises in broadleaved and conifer silviculture, valuation and property appraisal and harvesting and marketing of UK timbers. The consultants have considerable experience in both tree establishment and the […]
Arboricultural consultancy including: tree surveys on development sites, assistance with site layout in relation to trees and all aspects relating to trees in the planning system; planning appeals in relation to trees including written representation, informal hearing, public local inquiry; tree risk assessment including large-scale tree surveys and detailed tree inspection (specialist equipment, digital microProbe […]
SJ Stephens Associates Ltd provides professional advice and management services relating to trees, woodland and the landscape. Around 200 reports are produced each year supporting planning applications, with additional surveys and reports relating to tree hazard assessment, subsidence, and amenity tree valuation. Principle consultant, Simon Stephens is an Arboricultural Association Registered Consultant and Chartered Environmentalist, […]
A multi-disciplined Chartered professional offering forestry, arboricultural and ecological consultancy throughout southern England. Specialising in sustainable forest management to the UKFS and UKWAS. Also experienced in Mediterranean forestry and montado. Pre-planning surveys for development includes arboriculture and ecology surveys and reports.
Tree Health Consulting Ltd is an independent arboricultural consultancy that deals with all tree related management issues. Services include BS5837 surveys, safety audits of tree stock, planning negotiation, planning and TPO appeals, accident investigation, veteran tree management. As an accredited expert witness under the Cardiff University Bond Solon Scheme, we can offer joint single expert […]
Abbey Forestry is a Limited Liability Partnership of University Graduates with many years experience in woodland management and contract work. Our aim is to meet clients’ objectives and we will adapt our management style and method according to suit clients’ needs. We currently manage woodlands with a wide range of priorities, which include timber production […]
Shields Arboricultural Consultancy is an independent practice run by Steve Shields, an experienced professional specialising in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry and Trees in the Planning System. A comprehensive service is offered including providing advice on trees and development; preparing arboricultural implication assessments; method statements and tree protection plans to assist with gaining planning permission; undertaking tree […]
Areas covered: arboriculture and urban tree management; woodland management where the production of timber is a secondary consideration; expert witness testimony for planning inquiries, appeals and litigation; tree surveys; inspections and assessments for inventory; health; safety hazard evaluation; development and planning purposes; advice and supporting documentation for planning applications, inquiries and appeals; advice on statute […]
Dominic Scanlon is a Professional Member of the ICF, Chartered Arboriculturist, Fellow Member of the Arboricultural Association and Chartered Environmentalist, with over 20 years’ experience in practical and professional arboriculture. Dom is a Senior Arboricultural Consultant and Director of Aspect Tree Consultancy – an expert, highly professional, arboricultural consultancy based in the south west of […]
A consultancy focusing on young trees. Their production, selection, despatch and transplanting into the environment. Includes, stock selection, site evaluation, species selection, transplanting and subsequent maintenance. The preparation of specifications and subsequent management of all of the above.
Keith Rushforth covers consultancy and advice on all aspects of arboriculture – tree inspections for safety or management, planning matters regarding trees and new development, Tree Preservation Orders, boundary disputes or subsistence and advice on tree diseases. Keith established the Consultancy in 1984 after a decade in local Government and at the Arboricultural Advisory & […]
We specialise in providing assistance with planning applications, veteran tree surveys, historic landscape management plans, and tree risk management. We also provide air spade services for carrying out sensitive excavations near trees, but we welcome enquiries in connection with any type of project that requires arboricultural input.
I aim to provide sustainable solutions to your tree management problems – always with a pragmatic, collaborative approach and always being mindful of the benefits that are provided by trees. Whether you are a tree owner with responsibility for a single tree or an organisation or other professional with more complex needs I am able […]
Provision of a comprehensive arboricultural consultancy primarily in the southern half od England and Wales. Areas covered include development and planning, Tree Preservation Orders, tree safety, decay detection, tree health care, soil amelioration and improvement. Working with legal professionals on a variety of tree-related issues (Cardiff University Expert Witness, Member of the Expert Witness Institute, […]
David Pengelly is a director of SelectFor Ltd and Partner with D & H Pengelly (a forestry and agri-environmental consultancy business). He is a fellow if the ICF and is an active committee member of the Wessex Silvicultural Group. Having worked in the forestry industry since the 1980’s and operated as an independent manager and […]
Tilhill Forestry is the UK’s leading forestry and timber harvesting company. We offer a broad range of market leading professional consultancy and contracting services to woodland and forestry owners. Our skill sets range from management of existing woods and forests, new woodland and forest creation, through to more diverse projects such as communication masts, renewable […]
Lockhart Garratt is a highly professional consultancy covering the full spectrum of tree, woodland, and forestry issues from development design, health and safety, and amenity through to ecological landscaping, community woodland planting, commercial forestry, and natural resource management. A complete independent service free of any ties with contractors or nurseries. Justin Mumford FICFor specialises in […]
Tim Moya Associates provides arboricultural consultancy services to private clients and public sector bodies. Our services include tree surveys, planning reports, health and safety assessments, expert witness provision and support for local authorities. The company has a high level of technical and professional ability and can advise on TPOs and subsidence damage issues as well […]
TEP is a multidisciplinary practice with a broad base of skills providing environmental consultancy to the public and private sectors. We believe that careful and innovative planning, design and management can avoid, minimise or mitigate potential environmental problems. We have a strong track record in the planning, design, regeneration and management of landscapes for people […]
Guy Morrison has over 20 years’ experience in the industry. He is focused on providing robust and expert tree advice, and practical solutions to the constraints trees may pose. He is a professional member of the Arboricultural Association, ICF Registered Consultant, approved LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector, Chartered Forester and QTRA user. He is a qualified […]
Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) manage forests in Wales and provide advice on arboriculture, PAWS restoration and the environment. SFM’s client base includes large commercial forests, NGOs, community groups, public sector and the smaller privately owned woodlands. SFM trade consultancy services through SelectFor on continuous cover forestry throughout the UK and internationally. SelectFor administers and maintains […]
An independent consultancy service in SE England, specialising in sustainable solutions and research services, especially in relation to the forestry, urban forestry, land regeneration and arboricultural sectors. We offer feasibility studies, proof of concept and product testing services, environmental and site assessment, and information management. Specific services include: Guidance on climate change adaptation Land regeneration […]
Amy R Mitchell holds degrees in Land Economy and Forest Management and has 27 years of practical and professional experience in the UK forest sector. Now trading as RumRoy Limited, the independent consultancy provides and extensive range of tree and forestry, land and environmental management services for a diverse range of clients throughout the UK. […]
A M Lane Ltd is a small consultancy practice specialising in all aspects of arboriculture advice to private house or landowners, local authorities, and corporate clients, principally covering the south and west of England but work further afield is also taken on. Currently, long-term contracts with several local authorities include tree officer functions, street and […]
I have worked in the forest industry for some 50 years mostly on the investment aspect of the business. In particular specialising in valuations for all woodland situations for a wide variety of clients—individual, company and trusts. Working for the major forest management companies, but now for my own company. Most of my work is […]
Jon Kiely is a Professional Member of the ICF, Chartered Arboriculturist, Fellow Member of the Arboricultural Association and Chartered Environmentalist, with over 20 years’ experience in practical and professional arboriculture. Jon is a Senior Arboricultural Consultant and Director of Aspect Tree Consultancy – an expert, highly professional, arboricultural consultancy based in the South West of […]
www.keenconsultants.co.uk shows a comprehensive list of my areas of expertise, gained over 20 years, including arboricultural consulting within the planning system, providing advice to developers and national house-builders, through to producing supplementary planning documents and strategy for local planning authorities. In addition, I have undertaken independent research, the findings of which have been used to […]
The Woodland Stewardship Company is an independent forestry consultancy. Since 1996 the company has been achieving superior returns for clients by providing them with a consistently high quality and competitive service. WSC works closely with clients to deliver forest management services ranging from management planning and WGS applications through to harvesting and marketing. Martin is […]
Over the last ten years, Richard has gained a wide range of experience as both a private sector consultant and an Arboricultural Officer for a Local Planning Authority. This experience has ensured Richard has a full understanding of the complexities of trees within the planning system, tree related statute and tree risk. Richard regularly provides […]
Tree Surveys is a multidisciplinary practice that conducts specialist tree inspection, GPS/GIS tree inventories, advises on tree safety, and planning and development matters to a wide variety of clients including The Crown Estate, Local Authorities, Private Estates, Wildlife Trusts, major PLCs, small-scale developers, and members of the public. Tree Surveys Principle Simon Holmes has 30 […]
Trevor Heaps Arboricultural Consultancy Ltd is based in North-West London with scope to travel to any parts of central and southern England. All reports and plans are prepared in-house using AutoCAD to help reduce delivery times. Trevor has spent 19 years in the Arboricultural Industry and has extensive Local Authority experience.
Based in the North-West, we work closely with a wide range of clients, mainly throughout Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Yorkshire and Cumbria. Director, Phill Harris, holds both an HND and a BSc(Hons) in Arboriculture and is a Chartered Arboriculturist, a Chartered Environmentalist and a Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association.
Having worked for the Forestry Commission in the UK for almost 30years, I set up a small forestry consultancy in 2007. I now specialise in forest carbon accounting. I am a member of the Forestry Commission’s Carbon Advisory Group which developed the Woodland Carbon Code.
Chartered Forester and Surveyor specialising in the forest industry and rural development economic assessments, feasibility studies, evaluation, strategy development and project development & management. 25 + years experience in the public, private and third sectors, now working with a wide range of clients from individual woodland owners to government departments. Able to draw on a […]
Flintshire Woodlands, a trading division of Scottish Woodlands Ltd, offers a complete range of consultancy, management and contract services to a diverse client base that includes private estates, investment forests, quarries, farmers and agents. We can assist you with your applications for grants, preparation of management plans and delivery of your work programmes. Our Canopy […]
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters with over 25 years of professional experience creating and managing lowland woodland and associated habitats.
KJF Consultancy Ltd Provides Expert Arboricultural (Tree), Ecology, Landscape Advice and Reports. £2M Professional Indemnity Insurance & £5M Public Liability Insurance.
FLAC provides public corporate and private clients with an efficient and approachable service to Expert Witness level. Though all aspects of arboriculture are covered, the majority of instructions relate to planning and litigation. Julian Forbes-Laird is a Registered Consultant of the Arboricultural Association and a Member of the Expert Witness Institute. He was one of […]
Neville Fay has 30 years’ experience in arboriculture, acts as expert witness in tree litigation cases, publishes and lectures on conservation arboriculture, veteran tree and tree safety management, and arboricultural surveying. He advises on managing tree decline, tree policy, and risk management. Treework Environmental Practice is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in tree inspection and […]
Evans + Associates Ltd is a tree, woodland, and landscape consultancy with a client base including government agencies, national infrastructure companies and retail/industrial companies. We are particularly involved with trees and the development process, tree health and condition surveys, planting schemes, and lowland woodland management. Over 25 years experience including as contractor, tree and landscape […]
Arboricultural specialists covering: BS5837:2012 Tree Surveys (CAD availability); tree safety reports; mortgage reports.
Lockhart Garratt is an expert, highly professional trees, woodland and forestry consultancy with clients ranging from large rural wooded estates to private developers, mineral operators and Local Authorities. Its practitioners contribute to national forestry organisations including ICF, RICS, AA, ConFor and the Royal Forestry Society. Ian Dudley is a leading figure in assisting developers and […]
Sole practitioner offering advice on all aspects of forest management. Independent advice on marketing all forest products. Survey and inventory work for valuations and auditing work throughout the UK.
I provide support to tree owners who require relevant information about their trees for management or development of sites large and small. Development sites – tree surveys, tree constraints and protection plans, and arboricultural reports in accordance with BS 5837. Health and safety surveys and reports where tree owners need clear management recommendations. Support for […]
A.T. Coombes Associates are Arboricultural and Forestry Consultants and Contractors. A wide range of consultancy services are provided including Arboricultural Implications Assessments to conform to BS5837:2012; Tree health and safety surveys and strategies; Tree reports for mortgage and insurance purposes; Tree reports for cases of structural damage relating to trees; Tree reports and surveys for […]
Consultancy advice in relation to every aspect of arboriculture, but I specialise in planning and development. Other consultancy work includes tree officer cover, tree hazard assessments, decay investigation, tree management, tree population surveys, tree and subsidence, expert witness. My specialism is dealing with trees in relation to town and county planning, design, demolition, and construction, […]
BS5837:2012 Tree reports for development sites, tree preservation orders, applications, appeal enforcement expert advice, tree surveys and management plans, landscape schemes and management of young trees.
I am one of the top arboricultural consultants in England, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, a Chartered Surveyor, and a Registered Consultant of both the Institute of Chartered Foresters and the Arboricultural Association. I have the technical skills to provide a high level, professional and experienced arboricultural consultancy service across the whole […]
Scottish Woodlands Limited specialises in Forest Management for a wide range of clients and landowners. Mr Browne’s role is to advise on the purchase of properties that meet client objectives, ranging from bare land to existing forests. An independent valuation services can be provided if required.
A fully equipped modern Arboriculture, Forestry and Ecological consultancy practice working across the UK in the public and private sectors. Our services include surveys and risk assessment, bespoke data management systems, GIS tree surveying and asset management services, woodland and landscape management including habitat surveys and impact assessments.
Symbiosis Consulting is a specialist arboricultural practice run by the two principals Lesley Adams and Mick Boddy. The practice provides a comprehensive consultancy service with reference to expert witness representation; trees in relation to development, including planning appeals and public inquiries; trees safety inspections; tree work specifications; tree preservation order applications and appeals; and veteran […]
ACS (Trees) Consulting, is a specialist arboricultural consultancy practice dealing with trees and woodlands in relation to development planning, law, safety, management, and design. Over the last thirty-five years, ACS has developed extensive and robust experience together with a multitude of professional contacts throughout the South, East, and West of England. ACS is proud to […]