Policy Roundup – October 2020

Our monthly policy roundup blog updates you on what the Institute has been getting involved in and what you can get involved in too. Institute Policy & Research We’ve had a meeting with the forestry policy leads in Defra to discuss our concerns about the critical skills shortage in the sector. They have asked us […]

Policy Roundup – September 2020

Our monthly policy roundup blog updates you on what the Institute has been getting involved in and what you can get involved in too.  Institute Policy & Research England Tree Strategy This month we issued two responses to Defra on the England Tree Strategy consultation – one on behalf of the Institute, and the other […]

Policy Roundup – August 2020

Our monthly policy roundup blog updates you on what the Institute has been getting involved in and what you can get involved in too.  Institute Policy & Research This summer, we’ve had two significant policy developments, both presenting a huge opportunity for the future of trees and woodlands, so this is where we’ve focussed our […]

Forestry Sector Responds to ELM Scheme Proposals

The Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMs) will transform the way foresters, farmers and other land managers are supported. The Institute has led on a response to the Government’s ELMs consultation to produce a forestry sector response, partnering with Confor, the Royal Forestry Society and the Woodland Trust. The scheme is set to completely overhaul the […]

Policy Roundup – July 2020

Our monthly policy roundup blog updates you on what the Institute has been getting involved in and what you can get involved in too.  Institute Policy & Research England Tree Strategy With the launch of the England Tree Strategy consultation, we have put together a blog on our activities on the strategy and how you […]

Institute Joins the Environmental Policy Forum

We’re pleased to now be a member of the Environmental Policy Forum, a network of UK environmental professional bodies promoting environmental sustainability and resilience for the public benefit. A by-invitation-only membership group, the forum was established to provide the opportunity for collaboration, learning, dialogue and debate amongst professionals across the environmental disciplines and is currently […]