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Arboriculture News 17th November 2017
 

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Arboriculture contracting and consultancy stars sought as Horticulture Week Business Awards launched Entries are open for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018 - offering new and unrivalled opportunities for arboriculture businesses to broadcast their strengths to potential customers, underline their reputations as leaders and ensure lasting recognition for their teams. Arboriculture contracting and consultancy stars sought as Horticulture Week Business Awards launched
 
 
Parks, gardens, grounds and tree management stars sought as Custodian Awards 2018 opens for entries Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the launch of the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 - the leading industry Awards scheme supporting, encouraging and broadcasting excellence in the professional management of the UK's parks, gardens, grounds and trees. Parks, gardens, grounds and tree management stars sought as Custodian Awards 2018 opens for entries
 
News
 
Massaria requires ongoing vigilance of planes, conference hears The danger posed by Massaria on plane trees necessitates inspections as often as every three months, the National Tree Officer Conference heard. Massaria requires ongoing vigilance of planes, conference hears
 
 
APHA and Action Oak Partnership set to team up for RHS Chelsea Flower Show Threats such as Xylella, honey fungus, mildews and oak processionary moth are set to be addressed by the Government's Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) in partnership with the Action Oak Partnership at Chelsea 2018. APHA and Action Oak Partnership set to team up for RHS Chelsea Flower Show
 
 
New Charter for Trees, Woods and People will help combat 'unprecedented pressures' on UK woodland The Woodland Trust has launched its Charter for Trees, Woods and People at Lincoln Castle, in a bid to raise the public profile of threats to Britain's trees. New Charter for Trees, Woods and People will help combat 'unprecedented pressures' on UK woodland
 
 
"TreePans" to protect newly planted trees launched Former Institute of Chartered Foresters development director Russell Horsey used yesterday's (8 November) National Tree Officers Conference to launch the US-designed TreePan on the UK market. "TreePans" to protect newly planted trees launched
 
 
Felled DED elms provide timber for new parks project Diseased elms from Brighton's Preston Park are being made into planks which will be used to clad a new kiosk in the city's Stanmer Park that will house cycle hire, an information centre and toilets. Felled DED elms provide timber for new parks project
 
 
Tree which crushed house "was regularly inspected" A mature oak tree in Crawley on land owned by West Sussex County Council caused serious damage when it fell onto a nearby house last week. Tree which crushed house "was regularly inspected"
 
 
Grant enables urban coppicing for skills and social inclusion A social enterprise which specialises in coppicing has won a grant to help create a hectare of coppiced woodland in Bury, Greater Manchester. Grant enables urban coppicing for skills and social inclusion
 
 
Tooting tree felling costs topped £80,000 The bill for the controversial felling of an avenue of horse chestnut trees has been more than £80,000, the London Borough of Wandsworth has revealed. Tooting tree felling costs topped £80,000
 
Analysis
 
How can tree officers maintain a quality service in the age of austerity?
How can tree officers maintain a quality service in the age of austerity?
Tree managers are taking a range of approaches to overcome local authority budget cuts, the National Tree Officers Conference heard.
 
Conference
 
Flagship event to resolve practical challenges of incorporating green infrastructure in building development
Flagship event to resolve practical challenges of incorporating green infrastructure in building development
Horticulture Week hosts Healthy Design, Healthy Places on 29th November - a conference designed to help professionals overcome the practical challenges of integrating green infrastructure in the built environment.
 
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