Ash dieback found on three new host species of tree in the UK

The Forestry Commission is urging industry to be vigilant for signs of ash dieback on new tree and shrub species and report suspected sightings through its Tree Alert reporting system.   The call comes after three new tree and shrub species in the same family as ash (Oleaceae) tested positive for ash dieback (Hymenoscyphus fraxineus) infection at the Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire.   The findings are unlikely to have a significant impact on the environment as the newly infected species are … Read full story

Garden design competition

The ‘Art and jardins – Hauts-de-France’ association and the « Mission du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale » (French World War One Centennial Commission) invite landscape architects, garden designers participate in a series of competition gardens in remembrance of the Great War in northern France. 15 Gardens of Peace will be implemented this year to remember and celebrate the countries and their soldiers who participated in some of the most atrocious battles and campaigns of wartime Europe. We are thus looking … Read full story

LIEE AGM and CPD event – Hardscape Design and Construction, 2 of May 2018

This year’s AGM will follow an afternoon CPD event on hardscape design and construction. Assemble at the Cambridge Train Station forecourt at 3.30pm for a walk led by Dawn Purves and Robert Myers of Robert Myers Associates of the CB1 area focusing on hard landscape design and construction. The guided walk will be followed by a talk at Mott MacDonald’s offices. Special guest speaker at the AGM will be LI President, Merrick Denton – Thompson. For organizational purposes please book … Read full story

Cancellation notice

Landscape Institute East of England winter social 28 February 2018 6.30-9.30pm Dance East Café on the Waterfront, Ipswich We regret that, due to the bad weather, this evening’s Landscape Institute East of England winter social has been cancelled. Refunds will be issues to all who booked. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes. With best wishes, Landscape Institute East of England … Read full story

Pathway to Chartership Study Group and Mentors

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! Call out for Mentors! There are some young minds in East of England looking for someone to guide them on the P2C, please let us know if you are interested in taking on a candidate so that we can put you in touch. mail.eastofengland@landscapeinstitute.org … Read full story

A conversation with LI President Merrick Denton-Thompson

Come out of the cold and herald the Spring! Wednesday 28 February 2018 Book via  Eventbrite Come to the Landscape Institute East of England winter social and hear LI President Merrick Denton-Thompson converse about highlights of his Presidency, the public sector and key Institute developments in the past year. Let’s showcase the range of work undertaken by LIEE members: book your slot for five slides in five minutes to present a scheme, a concept, a technical  issue resolved, an LVIA, a landscape science or … 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

Student Award 2017: Congratulations to Laura Gardner!

Laura Gardner won the student award for the bast planting scheme. She describes below the design ‘Astiveri an Lanwes Mor’:  “Cuntelleugh an brewyon us gesys na vo kellys trauth.” Collect the fragments that remain so that none might be lost. The fragments found along the Penryn River tell the stories of diverse people and places: monks, pirates, farmers and kings; those who have lived on and passed over the river’s banks for nearly a thousand years. They also tell of … Read full story