ICF Members Shine at RE:LEAF Tree and Woodland Awards
On Wednesday, 28th May, members of the forestry and arboriculture community gathered in London to celebrate the work of individuals, communities and professionals to protect, improve and expand the capital’s tree and woodland cover. The RE:LEAF Tree and Woodland Awards 2014 was attended by ICF Deputy Director, Russell Horsey, with a range of members’ work recognised in the prize giving.
Haringey Woodland Partnership receive their RE:LEAF Tree and Woodland Award
Organised by the Forestry Commission and Mayor of London and supported by the RE:LEAF partnership, the Tree and Woodland Awards was attended by Matthew Pencharz (the Mayor’s Senior Environment Advisor) and Ian Gambles (Forestry Commission England Director).
The awards included:
Community Woodland Award: Haringey Woodlands (Ian Holt)
For exemplary woodland management in an urban area. It highlights the ability to carry out productive and biodiversity improving operations in a sustainable manner, with the support and involvement of the local community.
Tree Council Trees and Learning Award: Transforming Well Wood (Pherenice Worsey-Buck MICFor)
For the engagement of children through interactive woodland workshops, logo design for the woodland trail, improved access and tree planting works.
For a full list of winners, visit the Forestry Commission website.
The Tree and Woodland Awards have been held annually since 2008 and promoted by the Forestry Commission, the Mayor of London and the RE:LEAF partnership to celebrate the work taking place in London.
For photos from the event, visit the Flickr website.