To the official website of The Amenity Forum (Amenity Landscaping Environmental Stewardship Forum)
This website explains what The Amenity Forum isall about and gives useful information to anyone intending to use pesticides in an amenity setting within the UK.
The website sections are as follows:
- ABOUT US - explains the role of The Amenity Forum.
- GUIDANCE NOTES - acts as a repository for guidance notes and briefing papers.
- PRESENTATIONS - news about events, plus past presentations.
- NEWS - news items and our e-news.
- MEMBERS - a list of current members of The Amenity Forum.
- CONTACTS - contact details for Amenity Forum members.
- CONFERENCES - information on our conference programme.
THE AMENITY FORUM CONFERENCE 2014:
The Amenity Forum conference in 2014 will be held on October 16th
at Leicester City football club. The conference is an important event in the amenity calendar
attracting delegates from all areas of this diverse and very important
sector. There will also be a wide range of exhibition stands at the event.
The Chairman of the Amenity forum, Professor John Moverley, said ‘This year’s conference is entitled ‘Staying in Control’. There are many challenges facing the amenity sector in terms of its approach to weed, pest and disease control.
The impact of legislation linked to such things as the Sustainable Use and Water Framework Directives is significant as are the cost pressures and other technical challenges. The emphasis is very firmly on adopting integrated approaches and making the most effective use of pesticides. Amenity is in the spotlight. It is important that the sector itself shows it can rise to the challenge and get fully behind best practice and driving up standards. It is important that the sector does this itself and it is not imposed by others which could have unwanted implications, hence the theme of staying in control.
This conference will seek to address the hot issues, investigate the implications, the approaches available and hopefully find ways in which the challenge can become an opportunity’
Further detail of the programme and the impressive range of speakers will be announced shortly.
If you would like to register your interest,
please do so to the following email address - please note - change the "at"
to the usual "@" sign: conference at amenityforum.net