Event is aimed at all landscape professionals

Soils conference planned for October

Tim O'Hare Associates is organising a conference on 16 October to mark the UN's international Year of Soils. Entitled 'Soil – meeting the challenges of a changing landscape', the conference will explore topical soil issues relating to today’s landscape industry, including masterplanning considerations, our changing climate, urban trees, practical soil science, and the options available when sourcing soils for new landscape projects.

The conference is aimed at landscape architects, planners, landscape contractors, developers, civil engineers, and environmental consultants. It will be held in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

The programme is as follows:
Significance of Soil in EIA
Rob Askew, Senior Associate, Tim O’Hare Associates
SuDS – the role of soils
Sue Illman, Illman Young Landscape Design and Past President LI
City Silviculture | Dynamics of the urban landscape
Johanna Gibbons, J&L Gibbons and advisor to English Heritage
Practical Applications of Soil Science
Tim O’Hare, principal, Tim O’Hare Associates
The topsoil journey – from lovely drop of gear, to exact science
George Longmuir, managing director, Freeland Horticulture
Soils, the foundation for success – a  contractor’s perspective
John Melmoe, commercial director, Willerby Landscapes

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