The Institute’s Medal

The Institute’s Medal is our highest award and is given for a commitment to professional excellence in arboriculture and forestry.

Both Institute members and non-members are eligible for this award, but only Chartered members can submit a nomination. All nominations are presented to the Professional and Educational Standards Committee who decide if the proposal can progress to the Institute’s Council for approval.

The Institute’s Medal is announced at the Annual General Meeting and presented at our annual National Conference dinner.

Past Recipients

2022

Dr Gary Kerr FICFor

Tom Jenkins FICFor

2015

Ian (William) Ross OBE FICFor FRSA

2014

Dr Joan Webber OBE

2010

Chris Starr OBE FICFor

2009

John Kissock FICFor

2007

Susan Bell OBE FICFor (Hon)

Professor Hugh Miller OBE FICFor

2006

Dr Cyril Hart

2004

Duke of Buccleuch

Brian R. Salter FICFor

2003

John Fletcher

Esmond Harris MBE FICFor

2002

Dr Douglas Malcolm OBE FICFor

Other Awards

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