Island speaking at arboriculture seminar

Managing Director- Consulting Arborist:

Island Lescure is a consulting arborist and forest manager with over 20 years of experience in tree related work. He has studied and worked in India, the UK and Australia but has grown-up, in part, in South India which has provided him with local knowledge coupled with international expertise.

Formal Qualifications (All UK based):

Lantra Professional Tree Inspection Certificate
Level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture (ABC Awards)
NPTC CS30 – Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross cutting
NPTC CS31 – Fell Small Trees
NPTC CS38 – Climb Tree & Perform Aerial Rescue
NPTC CS39 – Use Of Chainsaw from Rope & Harness
Emergency first aid: Forestry
First aid at work
International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist Certificate (expired 2012)

For details on work experience please visit:  Linkedin Profile

Publications: The Life of a Tree

Recent Events and Workshops Attended:

International Amenity Tree Conference (India)
Hixon Center Urban Conference – Urban Forests: Solutions for a Changing Climate (international)
1st International Seminar on Arboriculture (India) (speaker)
World Green Infrastructure Congress (India)
Assessment of Tree Forks Workshop (UK)
Visual Tree Assessment Workshop (UK)
BS5837 2012 Trees in Relation to Planning, Construction and Demolition-Recommendations Workshop (UK)
Barcham’s Big Barn Conference (UK)
The Woodland Trust’s Chalara information day and visit to Staveton (UK)
The Arboricultural Association’s Professional Tree Inspection course (UK)
The Consulting Arborist’s Society’s: Mapping Trees – an introduction to CAD & GIS in Arboriculture (UK)

Other members of the team are currently hired based on contract requirements.

A few links that are relevant to us within the arboricultural industry:

Arboricultural Association (UK) Maintaining standards in and providing information on tree care for 50 years

Arbtalk (UK) Arboricultural discussion and information forum

Consulting Arborist Society (UK) Providing information and support for consulting arborists/tree consultants/arboriculturists


Tree House Community (Worldwide) A company building tree friendly tree dwellings

Tree Care India A company offering tree surgery and training services at international standards

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