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ARB eBlast
The Official Members eMail Newsletter of the Arboricultural Association
July 2017
Issue 9
HRH Prince Charles announced to give opening address at this year’s Conference

Prince of Wales to give opening address at Conference 2017

The Arboricultural Association is thrilled to be able to announce that the opening address for the 51st National Amenity Conference ‘Biosecurity: Protect & Survive’ will be presented by His Royal Highness Prince Charles. The event will kick off on Monday 11th September with a message from the Prince of Wales, who has always been a prominent promoter of the natural environment and has a keen understanding of the significance of biosecurity.

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Arboricultural Assocition’s clarion call to the All-Party Parliamentary Gardening and Horticulture Group (APPGHG)

Association challenges parliament to support arboriculture

The Arboricultural Association called for the All-Party Parliamentary Gardening and Horticulture Group (APPGHG) to support arboriculturists, during an event held in Victoria Tower Gardens on Tuesday 18 July 2017.

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Conference Early Bird ends 10 August

Conference Early Bird Discount ENDS 10TH AUGUST

Biosecurity: Protect & Survive’ will deliver cutting edge research, insightful opinions and the opportunity for debate, engagement and learning from some of the world’s leading authorities.


1st International Conference on Arboricultural Biosecurity Featuring:

38 Expert Speaker Sessions – 10 International Speakers

Extensive range of Exhibitors

Sunday Field Trip

UK & Ireland Open Tree Climbing Competition 2017

Matthew Wells announced as Awards Dinner Speaker

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Survey finds Tree Surgery trade is massively undervalued in UK

Survey finds Tree Surgery, Gardening and landscaping trades are massively undervalued in UK A UK Wide Survey by AXA has found that 28% of homeowners would try and fell a tree themselves while 23% wouldn’t check if they needed permission before cutting down a tree. Read the full story.

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Update – Sweet Chestnut Blight Found in South East London

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Alan Motion receives his MBE

Professional Member Alan Motion awarded MBE

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Trees and Footways a Tree Officers View

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