FOLAR symposium: British Agricultural Landscapes – past, present and post-Brexit

  14 April 2018 10am to 5pm at MERL, University of Reading This year’s FOLAR Symposium deals with British agricultural landscapes since 1945 and considers its future. Speakers include: Professor Adrian Phillips former CEO of the Countryside Commission from 1981-1992 on the post-War story, Dr Simon Mortimer of Reading and Director of the Biodiversity, Crops and Agro-ecosystems Division on options for future agri-environment policy, Paul Tiplady CMLI former Lakes District National Park CEO on the role of agriculture in our National … Read full story

Seminars by the Trees and Design Action Group (TDAG)

A Guide to Tree Species Selection for Green Infrastructure – Helping to grow a resilient urban forest   We face multiple urban challenges, both today and into the future, including the anticipated impacts of a changing climate.  As a major component of green infrastructure, trees are widely recognised as making a significant contribution towards ameliorating some of these issues. However, trees can only deliver their many benefits over the long term if appropriate species are selected for a given location. … Read full story

Joining a P2C study group in the East of England region

Are you looking for support on your P2C? Would you like to meet with other professionals on their pathway? Do you want to hear from chartered landscape architects and professionals of the industry on specific topics? Various study groups are meeting in the East of England region, in addition to the one run by the LIEE branch. Please get in touch if you want more information! mail.eastofengland@landscapeinstitute.org … Read full story

Don’t forget about the Forests of Essex day conference!

Monday 19 February 2018 Time TBC Gilwell Park London This day conference will explore the cultural and natural heritage of the forests of Essex, and issues of the understanding, management and future of trees, woods and forests in the county. The conference will include a keynote session by author and historic landscape specialist, Professor Tom Williamson, who heads up the Landscape Group within the School of History at the UEA, and contributions from Charles Watkins, author and Professor of Rural … Read full story

Save the date for the Winter Social!

The LI President Merrick Denton Thompson will join us for a conversation.Then you will have the opportunity to showcase what you are working on and thinking about as local members. The Winter social will take place on 28th February 2018 at the Dance East Cafe, Ipswich Waterfront from 7pm to 9.30/10pm (Light refreshments provided) Booking details to follow. … Read full story

BIM event tickets are now on sale!

BIM & Tonic Tuesday 5th of December 18:15 at the Espresso Library, Cambridge (http://www.espressolibrary.com/) Is there a way to digest the intricate but necessary BIM process? Yes…perhaps with a bit of Tonic! Save the date for an enlightening and inspirational evening that will take you through the essentials of BIM and show you how various Levels are delivered on real projects. Your guides in the world of BIM will be two exceptional speakers: Mike Shilton – Chair of the Landscape … Read full story