Our ecology experts have put together a list of useful ecological, environmental, forestry, sustainability, urban planning and wildlife related websites:
Aboricultural advice and services:
Anglia Woodfuels Ltd: Woodchip specialists in precision dried chip form sustainable timber, allowing maximum fuel efficiency in a form that is least detrimental to boilers and CHP gasifiers.
Arboricultural Association: A world-leading authority for over 50 years on arboricultural best practice.
Forestry Commission: The Forestry Commission is the government department responsible for forestry policy in the UK.
Grown in Britain: Grown in Britain brings together everyone who values our forests, woods and trees and the products we can make from the wood we produce.
Heartwoods: Heartwoods have links with every aspect of the woodfuel industry and are working hard to develop the woodfuel supply chain in the West Midlands.
John Clegg & Co.: John Clegg & Co was established in 1967 and comprises a team of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Foresters with detailed experience across almost every sector of the rural property market.
The Institute of Chartered Foresters: The Institute of Chartered Foresters is the only Royal Chartered body for forestry and arboriculture in the UK and is a world-leading authority on forestry and tree management.
The National Forest Company: The National Forest is one of the country’s boldest environmental projects, transforming 200 square miles in the centre of England.
The National Tree Safety Group: A group composed of organisations with an interest in tree risk management.
The Royal Society of Biology: Professional body for UK biologists, with members in industry, research, education and healthcare.
The Royal Forestry Society: The RFS is an educational charity inspiring passion in woodland management and promoting forestry education.
The Royal Forestry Society of Scotland: A charity devoted to the advancement of forestry in all its branches.
The Woodland Trust: The UK’s leading woodland conservation charity.
Timber Auctions: Timber Auctions operate Europe’s leading electronic round timber marketing service for buyers and sellers throughout the UK.
Woodland Carbon Code: The Woodland Carbon Code is the voluntary standard for woodland creation projects in the UK which will make claims about the carbon dioxide they sequester.
Woodland Heritage: Promoting growth of quality trees to ensure economic value and sustainability.
Environmental and sustainability advice and services:
The Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management: CIEEM is the leading professional membership body representing and supporting ecologists and environmental managers in the UK, Ireland and abroad.
Biomass Energy Resources: A ‘one stop shop’ to provide information to anyone in the UK with an interest in biomass derived from solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and associated conversion technologies.
British Land Reclamation Trust: A multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary organisation concerned with the reclamation, rehabilitation and restoration of land, including contaminated, derelict and abandoned land from mineral working and former urban and industrial uses.
Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd: Confor is a membership organisation that promotes sustainable forestry and wood-using businesses.
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs: DEFRA
Groundwork Trust: A charity that provides training and creates job, reduce energy use and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods.
The Society for the Environment: The body responsible for registration of environment professionals.
Royal Town Planning Institute: The UK’s leading planning body for spatial, sustainable and inclusive planning and is the largest planning institute in Europe with over 23,000 members.
Sylva Foundation: An environmental charity working to revive Britain’s wood culture.
Wildlife advice and services:
The Wildlife Trusts: The largest charity working for the conservation of wildlife and wild spaces.
Natural England: Champions the conservation of wildlife, geology and wild places.
The Landscape Institute: The Landscape Institute is the chartered body for the landscape profession. It is an education charity that promotes the art and science of landscape practice.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors: The world’s leading professional status in land, real estate, infrastructure and construction.
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