• Welcome to the LTOA website

    Welcome to the LTOA website

    The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) constitutes the professional & technical voice for London's trees & woodlands Read More
  • Become a Sponsor

    Become a Sponsor

    The LTOA relies on subscriptions from its members and sponsorship to operate. Read More
  • CAVAT

    CAVAT

    Capital Asset Value for Amenity Trees (CAVAT). CAVAT provides a method for managing trees as public assets rather than liabilities Read More
  • How to Become a Member

    How to Become a Member

    Members can attend, for free, the the LTOA meetings which are held four times a year and cover a wide range of tree related matters. Read More
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  • Welcome to the LTOA website

    Welcome to the LTOA website

    The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) constitutes the professional & technical voice for London's trees & woodlands Read More
  • Become a Sponsor

    Become a Sponsor

    The LTOA relies on subscriptions from its members and sponsorship to operate. Read More
  • CAVAT

    CAVAT

    Capital Asset Value for Amenity Trees (CAVAT). CAVAT provides a method for managing trees as public assets rather than liabilities Read More
  • How to Become a Member

    How to Become a Member

    Members can attend, for free, the the LTOA meetings which are held four times a year and cover a wide range of tree related matters. Read More
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The London Tree Officers Association

Welcome to the LTOA website. The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) constitutes the professional & technical voice for London's trees & woodlands. Its aim is to enhance the management of the Capital's trees.

We hope that you find the LTOA website both interesting & informative. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Cole Nurseries, the largest grower and supplier of trees and shrubs for commercial and amenity landscaping, are running their next technical seminar on the merits of Bare-Root Trees. The seminar will outline the benefits and costs of bare-root trees, their grading and growth methods, lifting handling and establishment with practical demonstrations on the nursery.

Delegates can choose to attend the morning or afternoon sessions and breakfast or lunch will be provided.

Click here for a booking form and further information

Windsor Great ParkLTOA visit to Windsor Great Park with a tour by Ted Green of the Ancient Tree Forum on 4 October 2011 for members only.

Ted will be giving us a tour of Windsor Great Park looking at veteran and ancient tree management on the Crown estate.

For more information on Windsor Great Park please go to http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/windsor_great_park.

Thursday 6 October 2011 in Islington

Agenda:

  • 9.30am Welcome – tea and coffee
  • 10am Introduction from Dave Lofthouse, LTOA chair
  • 10.05am Jon Stokes and Margaret Lipscombe, Tree Council, how they can help you set up a tree warden scheme.
  • 10.35am Robin Taylor and his experience of tree wardens in South Norfolk
  • 11.05am Ian McDermott and his experience of tree wardens in South Walsall
  • 11.35am Dave Lofthhouse and Jane Plant and their experience of tree wardens in LB Merton
  • 12.05 Questions
  • 1pm Lunch in local pub

The 2011 London Tree and Woodland Awards has been launched and is open to applications.

This year the categories are:

  • The Communities Tree and Woodland Award -for the most innovative tree and woodland project involving local communities
  • The Street Tree Award – for an exceptionally successful street tree project in 2011
  • The Tree Council’s Trees and Learning Award - for good practice in planting trees by young people or raising awareness and understanding in schools or with youth groups
  • The best LTWGS project over the last three years, (this Award will be chosen by the Forestry Commission)
  • The ‘Acorn’ Award – for exceptional success and dedication of an individual to trees and woodlands in London
  • The Creative Award – for an innovative and creative piece of work which promotes the value of trees to London and Londoners.

The deadline for receiving nominations is Friday 14 October 2011 and the Awards will be presented at an invited evening reception on 1 December in the London Living Room at the top of City Hall.

Details on the awards, categories and how/where to apply are available on the Forestry Commission London web site at http://www.forestry.gov.uk/releafawards

National Tree Officers Conference 2017

The National Tree Officers Conference will be held on 8 November 2017 in Telford, Shropshire with speakers sharing their experience and best practice within Local Authority Arboriculture. Anyone is able to attend and booking information is available here.

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How to Become a Member

Members can attend, for free, the LTOA meetings which are held four times a year and cover a wide range of tree related matters.

Click here to find out how to become an associate member