Resilient Urban Treescapes: Interview with Dr Bianca Ambrose-Oji

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. In the latest of the series, we speak with Dr Bianca Ambrose-Oji, Senior Social Scientist at […]

ICF’s interview with JNCC’s Vice-Chairman

The Institute of Chartered Foresters interviews Professor Colin Galbraith, Vice-Chairman of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and Director of his own environmental consultancy, as he prepares to address the UK’s flagship forestry conference: The UK’s Role in Global Forestry this April in Oxford. Who is Professor Colin Galbraith? Colin has been involved in international conservation […]

ESC/ESC-DSS Tutorials

You will find videos about the challenges of achieving species diversity, in particular training needs for site assessment and knowledge of novel species on Forest Research’s Vimeo channel. There are three videos on the principles of site assessment and species selection, and three tutorials on using Ecological Site Classification Decision Support system (ESC-DSS). You can find […]

TPBE II: The Role of Urban Trees in Moderating Climatic Effects

The role of urban trees in moderating climatic effects will come under the spotlight in the forthcoming Trees, People and the Built Environment II  Kenton Rogers MICFor, at the 2013 ICF National Conference Internationally recognised experts will descend on Birmingham in April, to deliver the latest evidence on the benefits of urban trees and greenspace in […]

The Challenges Our Woodlands Face Today and Tomorrow – John Weir MICFor

The Challenges Our Woodlands Face Today and Tomorrow John Weir MICFor asks that we consider new approaches to increasing the long-term resilience of our woodlands. Our woodlands have been managed successfully during the last century under the assumption that the environment they are growing in will be relatively stable. This key assumption is now proven […]