ICF Welcomes Government’s Willingness to Embrace Independent Panel on Forestry’s Vision

ICF Welcomes Government’s Willingness to Embrace Independent Panel on Forestry’s Vision

 Defra have announced the Government’s formal response to the Independent Panel on Forestry’s report, published in July 2012. ICF Welcomes Government’s Willingness to Embrace Independent Panel on Forestry’s Vision  Commenting on the Government’s Forestry Policy Statement published by Defra on Thursday 31 January, Shireen Chambers FICFor, Executive Director of the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF), […]

ICF Working with HEIs to Shape the Future of Forestry and Arboriculture

ICF Working with HEIs to Shape the Future of Forestry and Arboriculture

 The Institute of Chartered Foresters hosted a historic workshop calling together every Higher Education Institution (HEI) in the UK teaching forestry and arboriculture, in a move designed to foster relationships between the academic and professional worlds, and ensure graduates emerge fully equipped to start a career in the industry. ICF Working with HEIs to Shape […]

Chartered Foresters appointed to Natural Resources Wales Executive Team

Chartered Foresters appointed to Natural Resources Wales Executive Team

Chartered Foresters appointed to Natural Resources Wales Executive Team Natural Resources Wales has now appointed its senior executive team who will work with chief executive Emyr Roberts, chairman Peter Matthews and the Board, to lead the new organisation, when it becomes operational on 1 April 2013: Trefor Owen – Executive Director for National ServicesClive Thomas […]

ICF Announces Record Number of New Professional Members

ICF Announces Record Number of New Professional Members

The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) has admitted a record number of new Professional Members (MICFor) following its annual professional examinations which took place in November 2012. Thirty-three new members will be awarded with chartered status – the highest number of candidates in the Institute’s recent history and an increase of over 25% on last […]

Scottish Ash Rapid Response Survey Completed

Scottish Ash Rapid Response Survey Completed

Scottish Ash Rapid Response Survey Completed The Institute of Chartered Foresters can confirm that the rapid action Chalara survey carried out by Forestry Commission Scotland has now been completed. In the sample survey, which covered 80,000kmsq and lasted five days, 5 per cent of the sites investigated showed potential symptoms of the disease and will now […]

ICF Honorary Fellowship Awarded to Dr Sophie Churchill

ICF Honorary Fellowship Awarded to Dr Sophie Churchill

ICF Honorary Fellowship Awarded to Dr Sophie Churchill The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) is delighted to announce that Dr Sophie Churchill, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute for outstanding services to the forestry Industry. The award of Honorary Fellow is not made lightly. The […]

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