Call for papers for arb conference with biosecurity theme

The Arboricultural Association has issued a call for its conference this autumn, which has the theme of biosecurity.

Image: Sarah (CC BY 2.0)
Image: Sarah (CC BY 2.0)

Held at Exeter University on 10-13 September, the association's 51st National Amenity Conference is also being styled the International Conference on Biosecurity.

Its middle day will be presented in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management(CIEEM).

As well as biosecurity, it seeks papers on the themes of tree health, species selection, population resilience and management, pests & diseases, impact assessments, trees and development, surveying, bats and other protected species, biodiversity, veteran trees, soil ecology and ecosystem services evaluation.

The deadline for proposals is 28 February. These should be submitted to

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