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On this page you will find a selection of relevant articles and information about forestry jobs and careers. 

 

 Proarb Oct 2016

 

 

Fowkes, S., and T. Wilson. 2016. The difference between arboriculture and forestry. Pro Arb Magazine 3(9): 22-24.

 

Summary

Pro Arb caught up with Steve Fowkes of the Forestry Commission and Ted Wilson, Royal Forestry Society (RFS) education manager to define the differences between arboriculture and forestry. The interview is reported here in full. 

 

Article published September 2016, re-posted here with thanks to the publishers. 

 

 Forestry J Jan 2015

Wilson, T. 2015. So you want to work in Forestry? Forestry Journal Jan 2015: 22-23

 

Summary

Plotting a career as a forester or arborist is not
easy; whilst the profession is dynamic and has many exciting avenues, identifying the right place to start is a challenge in itself. Here, Ted Wilson gives us his ‘Top 10 Tips’ for establishing a career in forestry, forest conservation and arboriculture.

 

Article published January 2015, re-posted here with thanks to the publishers. 

Rfs He Guide 2016 17

Wilson, E. R. 2016. Higher Education Courses in Forestry, Arboriculture and Urban Forestry in the United Kingdom, for entry 2016-2017. Information Note, Royal Forestry Society. 2 pp.

  

Summary

An information note with details of the foestry, arboriculture and urban forestry courses currently being offered at Higher Education colleges and universities in the United Kingdom.The information note includes links and details of accreditation for each course registered with the Institute of Chartered Foresters. Prepared June 2016. 

He College Uni Map 2016 17

Wilson, E. R. 2016. Map of HE Colleges and Universities offering courses in Forestry, Arboricultue and Urban Forestry, for entry 2016-2017. Information Note, Royal Forestry Society. 1 pp.

 

Summary

A map showing the location of the principal colleges and universities in the UK offering higher education courses and qualifications in foestry, arboriculture and urban forestry. Prepared June 2016.