The Development & Nature Special

Featuring Richard Collins, Director at Landvest Developments, and with contributions from Tracy Clarke of Tracy Clarke Tree Consultancy, Dr Suzy Cardy, Chartered Ecologist, Catherine Xavier of Guarda Landscape, Chartered Landscape Architect, and Joshua Daniels, Senior Site Manager at Wates Residential.

Mima Letts & Lacey Rose – Forestry, Trees Sparks and Women in Wood.

Mima Letts is the Assistant Forester on the Chatsworth Estate in Derbyshire and also the Founder and Director of Tree Sparks. Mima studied Forestry at Bangor University after stumbling across the course when trying to work out what to do after school.
Lacey Rose grew up on the 53° N parallel in Labrador, Canada. Graduating from the University of New Brunswick in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Lacey has been a Registered Professional Forester in Ontario since 2008. Listen to them as they talk with Sharon about their career, their hopes for the industry, and their journey so far

John Parker Technical Director of the Arboricultural Association

A precis of this weeks interviewee, John Parker, is that he is  Technical Director at the Arboricultural Association, where he has worked since August 2019. He has more than ten years of experience in public sector tree management and from 2012-2019 was a member of the Executive Committee of the London Tree Officers Association, which he Chaired in 2016-18, and until 2019 was a Director of the National Association of Tree Officers, amongst a long list of experience which he goes into in further detail in todays Tree Lady Talks.