Trees, People and the Built Environment


Trees, People and the Built Environment (TPBE) is a collaborative event that brings together professionals of forestry, arboriculture, and other built environment and environmental disciplines, to hear ground breaking international research on urban foresting. The event highlights the many social, economic and environmental benefits that trees bring to urban populations, and indeed the planet. This […]

Trees, People and the Built Environment II: World-class Keynote Speakers Announced


Three renowned experts in architecture, planning, urban ecology and sustainability have been announced as keynote speakers for the major international urban trees research conference,  Trees, People and the Built Environment II (TPBEII) taking place 2-3 April, 2014 in Birmingham, UK. TPBEII is hosted by the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) as its 2014 National Conference, […]

Urban Trees Conference Highlights Economic Value of Trees

The forthcoming Trees, People and the Built Environment II (TPBE II) conference, 2-3 April, University of Birmingham, is set to highlight the benefits of trees in an urban environment, including the advantages that they can bring to the economy. A pre-conference article delivered by Dr Kathleen Wolf, Research Social Scientist, University of Washington, highlights the […]

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

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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 […]