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Ecology, environmental and forestry related events

We’ve been to the last two business breakfasts, myself and our Managing Director….that’s actually a lot of resource, going to something together buts its generally good enough in terms of speakers that it warrants it.

Well structured, the content was pertinent, good networking opportunity.

I think they’re great.  Very high profile.

Great event and speaker, very well organised, and I met a couple of people – so it was useful for networking too.

The timing, format and speakers are very good with excellent opportunities for networking.

It was good to meet your team, they are a credit to you, all very pleasant, and keen to talk shop so some of your enthusiasm must have rubbed off, which is good to know.

It was all very enjoyable, I have been to a few “office openings” in the past, none of which particularly stand out but I’m sure I won’t forget yours in a hurry.

More than anything I enjoyed your company and hospitality and look forward to working together on projects in the future and encouraging our respective staff to do the same.

The Ecology Workshop I recently attended was extremely useful and helped to dispel some of the fears normally associated with ecology.

The site-specific workshops were helpful and enjoyable to participate in.  I would definitely attend another LG organised event.

Very useful CPD and networking – and glad to hear that LG goes from strength to strength.

I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you and your colleagues for putting on such an interesting and useful event.

The Speaker was very knowledgeable and entertaining, and I found it to be a very interesting and informative event.

28th March 2019: A Guide to Effective Woodland Management

13:30 - 17:30, Buckminster Barn, Back Street, Buckminster, Grantham NG33 5RS Price: Member £17.50 + VAT / Non-members £20.00 + VAT   Join Lockhart Garratt and the CLA Team as we take a walk through the woodland at the historic Buckminster Estate, home to the...

3rd April 2019: Commercial Woodland & Wildlife Management Workshop

On 3rd April 2019 Senior Forestry Consultant, Cheryl Lundberg will be running an event at the Eltisley Estate for Land Agents and Landowners, discussing the benefits of commercial woodland and wildlife management. This half day workshop will cover the following...

4th April 2019: Spring Business Breakfast & Networking Event

'Making plans in a complex world' This April we are delighted to welcome Stephen Kelly, Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development for South Cambridgeshire District Council, as our key speaker. Stephen is a highly experienced, professional leader with a track...

Event Dates To Follow

We are currently planning further events for 2019 and will update this page in due course.  


Environmental Nett Gain

During the Chancellors speech earlier today (13/03/19) he mentioned that he will introduce clauses into the forthcoming Environment Bill to mandate the requirement for bio-diversity net gain for development projects in the UK. There are no further details at this...

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February Update

Our latest monthly update is now available for download. This month’s edition includes details of the latest funding opportunities, the Woodland Carbon Code Verification Process, details of when John Lockhart and Richard Heath met HRH Prince of Wales and much more....

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Woodland Carbon Code: The Verification Process

We have recently verified for certification under the UK Woodland Carbon Code (WCC).  All three projects are based in Northamptonshire and Leicestershire and comrpise 21 ha of new, predominantly broadleaved, woodland planted between 2011-2013. The process of...

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Meet the Team: Ian Dudley

  Who are you?  I am Ian Dudley, and I have worked for Lockhart Garratt for 16 years.  I am a Chartered Forester, a Chartered Environmentalist and a Chartered Landscape Architect. What do you do?  I am a company Director and the Manager of the Landscape and Green...

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LG meets HRH Prince of Wales

John Lockhart and Richard Heath were delighted to meet HRH Prince of Wales at the Duchy of Cornwall site at Bletchington on 15th February 2019. Lockhart Garratt have been an integral part of the project team having assisted in managing the arboricultural constraints...

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Sophie achieves bat licence

Congratulations to Sophie Amphlett for achieving her bat licence (class 2). Sophie now holds a personal licence which means she can undertake bat inspections alone and can handle bats as and when required. This achievement means that our Ecology Team now have more...

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January Update

Our latest monthly update is now available for download. This month’s edition includes an interesting article on Shooting and Forestry, details from our latest Tree Health and Risk Management Workshop, an introduction to our newest member of the team, Andy Poynter and...

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Welcome to the team Andy

We are delighted to welcome to our Arboricultural team, Andy Poynter. Andy joins us as a Senior Consultant with 25 years in arboriculture. Having started his career in engineering, he moved on to practical tree work, and for the last 20 years he has been working in...

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