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Professional advice

The following organisations can provide specialist advice and support on a national level. For local organisations, please visit the regional webpages

Institute of Chartered Foresters

The professional body for foresters and arboriculturists throughout the UK.
59 George Street,
Edinburgh,
EH12 2JG
Tel: 0131 240 1425
E-mail: icf@charteredforesters.org
Website: Institute of Chartered Foresters

Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd (ConFor)

Helps build the market for timber and timber products, create a supportive policy environment for the forest industries and helps members become more competitive and successful.
59 George Street,
Edinburgh,
EH12 2JG
Tel: 0131 240 1410
E-mail: mail@confor.org.uk 
Website: Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd (ConFor)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Leading source of information and independent advice on land, property, construction and associated environmental issues.
12 Great George Street
Parliament Square
London
SW1P 3AD
Tel: 0870 333 1600
E-mail: contactrics@rics.org
Website: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Country Land & Business Association

Safeguarding the interests of those responsible for land, property and business throughout rural England and Wales.
16 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8PQ
Tel: 020 7235 0511
E-mail: mail@cla.org.uk
Website: Country Land & Business Association

National Farmers Union

Champions British Farming and provides professional representation and services to over 60,000 Farmer and Grower members.
Agriculture House
Stoneleigh Park
Stoneleigh
Warwickshire
CV8 2TZ
Tel: 024 7685 8500
Website: National Farmers Union

Royal Forestry Society

Furthering the appreciation, understanding and knowledge of trees, woods and forests.
The Hay Barns,
Home Farm Drive,
Upton Estate,
Banbury
OX15 6HU
Tel: 01442 822028
E-mail: rfshq@rfs.org.uk
Website: Royal Forestry Society

Forestry Contracting Association

Promotes and protects the interest of its members and create an environment in which they can work to be successful.
Tigh na Creag,
Invershin,
Lairg,
Sutherland,
IV27 4ET
Tel: 0870 042 7999
E-mail: members@fcauk.com
Website: Forestry Contracting Association

Smallwoods Association

Britain’s leading organisation in supporting and promoting the work done by the owners and carers of small woodlands.
Green Wood Centre
Station Road
Coalbrookdale
Telford
TF8 7DR
Tel: 01952 432769
Website: Smallwoods Association

Arboricultural Association

To advance the science of arboriculture for the public benefit.
The Malthouse
Stroud Green 
Standish
Stonehouse
Gloucestershire 
GL10 3DL 
Tel: 01242 522152
E-mail: admin@trees.org.uk
Website: Arboricultural Association

These organisations may also be of interest.

Horseloggers Association
Christmas Tree Growers
Beacon electronic timber auctions
Deer Initiative
Woodland Trust