What the LTOA has been working on over the last year

  • Working with the Trees and Design Action group (TDAG)
  • Chairing the Joint Mitigation Protocol steering group
  • Working with the OPM Advisory group
  • The LTOA is represented on the NTSG committee
  • Member of the RE:LEAF partnership
  • Member of the Arboricultural Liaison Group
  • Two LTOA members were on the BS8545 drafting panel
  • Represented on the London i-tree eco steering group

Current LTOA working groups:

  • Public relations for tree officers to better promote what they do
  • Looking at London’s tree canopy - OSCCA (Open Source Canopy Cover Audit)
  • Oak Processionary Moth – how to deal with this pest
  • Biosecurity – threats to trees from pest and diseases
  • Massaria and its effect on plane trees
  • CCTV and trees
  • Review of the LTOA Risk Limitation Strategy
  • Planning issues e.g. conditions and validations
  • Principal Officers group
  • Sustainable water management
  • Surface materials around trees in hard landscapes
  • Training
  • Human health and Trees
  • Contracts benchmarking

LTOA seminars, the old quarterly meetings, (most of these papers are posted on the LTOA website under the members only section of the website):

Click here to download a spreadsheet with details of all previous presentations

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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