LISW AGM & CPD DAY 2019 Future landscapes: planting for people, place and nature Wednesday 3rd April 2019 – The Watershed, Bristol – 9.30am-5pm This year’s LISW CPD Day considers how planting design is to evolve to remain an essential element of landscape architecture in a changing future. The character of planting design will vary according to function and location. However, an overlying decline of pollinators through inappropriate management and use of modern plant varieties, together with a changing climate, … Read full story

LISW February Newsletter

 February 2019 Second newsletter of the year! How is it the end of February already!  We hope you have all had a good and productive start to the year.  The LISW committee have welcomed a number of new members recently and we have all been busy planning the events for the year ahead.   We will introduce our new committee at the AGM and CPD day which is fast approaching,  however If you would like to get involved, have an event you … Read full story

LISW January News Letter

January 2019 HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope you had a relaxing and pleasant festive season and are looking forward to the year ahead.  The LISW branch have some interesting events lined up for this year, some of which are set out below, as well as our upcoming AGM & CPD Day on 3rd April (details to be released shortly).   Following the departure of several members of the committee, we will be looking for new committee members at our 2019 … Read full story

LISW December Newsletter

View this email in your browser December 2018     End of 2018 Newsletter Dear Members   As we near the end of the year, the LISW Committee would like to thank all those who have been involved in LISW activities during 2018 and who have helped support our events, arranged P2C Surgeries, attended Careers Fairs on our behalf and participated in policy discussions.  It has been great to meet so many of you during the year and we look forward … Read full story

LISW November Newsletter

November 2018 Plant Health, Biosecurity and the Importance of Diverse Planting from a Plant Nursery Perspective Image Credit: Van den Berk Nurseries Dear Members   The LISW Cornwall Hub are hosting a lunchtime seminar on Thursday 29th November about biosecurity and plant health and what nurseries are doing to help, as well as how increasing diversity can help in building resilience to disease.  Lunch will be provided and the opportunity to network with fellow professionals from within the Cornwall area.  Please click … Read full story

LISW Exeter Hub Social – 31st July, 6pm.

LISW Exeter Hub Social – 31st July, 6pm.   We cordially invite you to the next LISW social, to be held upstairs in the cocktail bar of the Oddfellows Bar in Central Exeter (60 New North Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4EP) on Tuesday 31st July, 6pm.  Join us for a drink, a catch up and a discussion with fellow practitioners.  The first drink is on us – look forward to seeing you there! … Read full story

LISW July 2018 Newsletter

View this email in your browser         July 2018       (Above: Images from the winning portfolio, LISW Student Award)   Dear Members,   Hopefully you are enjoying (or surviving!) the hot weather we’ve been having.  There is lots to let you know about this month….     LISW Exeter Hub Social – 31st July, 6pm.   We cordially invite you to the next LISW social, to be held upstairs in the cocktail bar of the … Read full story

LISW June Newsletter

View this email in your browser         June 2018     Wildflower Meadow Creation and Management – Site Visit to Lethytep, Cornwall   Dear Members   The LISW Cornwall Hub are holding a guided tour with tea and coffee on 26th June at the wildlife haven of Lethytep in Cornwall.  This visit will have a focus on wildflower creation and management and will support the venue’s work enhancing wildlife habitats across 52 acres of meadows, lakes and ancient … Read full story

Presentations from LISW CPD Day – 25th April 2018

Christine Tudor LCA – Informing and Facilitating Change Not Stopping it Sally Marshall presentaton -Assessing landscape and seascape character and undertaking landscape sensitivity studies Jon Rooney, AECOM & Ian Houlston, LDA Design – TCA Workshop Richard Hellier – LISW April 2018 – Fitting Forestry woodland creation and landscape character Chris Hale NPA – LISW AGM 2018 Presentation -Proportionate Visual Representations & Photomontage Tony Sangwine LVIA Highways – LISW AGM 2018 … Read full story