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From working as an Arboriculturist to becoming a Zoologist, this sector is extensive. Many of these occupations are based outside, great for those not happy with the idea of being stuck behind a desk.
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The Professions - Land, Animal Environment

Do you want to work with animals? Would you like to be a zoologist, work for the RSPCA or become a vet? How about working on the Land or in an Environmental role. See more below!
The objectives of the Association are:- To advance the study of Arboriculture. To raise the standards of its practice. To foster interest in trees through publications, exhibitions and the stimulation of research or experiment. To assist in the training of students in disciplines where arboriculture is a major subject.
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The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) is a non-profit making trade association established to improve the profile and quality of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering.
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The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) was established in 1972 as the UK's representative trade association for the landscaping sector. Our membership comprises interior and exterior landscapers and designers, grounds maintenance contractors, and companies supplying industry-related products and...
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Founded in 1835, the British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world's oldest national geological survey and the United Kingdom's premier centre for earth science information and expertise. The BGS provides expert services and impartial advice in all areas of geoscience.
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The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) exists to promote excellence in small animal practice through education and science. Organisers of the largest annual small animal congress, producers of quality CPD, and publishers of highly respected veterinary manuals; BSAVA provides practical and relevant resources...
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The BVA is the national representative body for the UK veterinary profession. We guide members throughout their careers, from student to retirement, with the support and knowledge they need to achieve their goals, and to speak up for them on the issues that matter most.
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CIEEM is the leading professional membership body representing and supporting ecologists and environmental managers in the UK, Ireland and abroad. Our Vision is of a society which values the natural environment and recognises the contribution of...
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The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), is the professional body which represents waste and resource professionals working in the sustainable waste and resource management sectors worldwide.
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Working for the public benefit for a clean, green and sustainable world, CIWEM (The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management) is the only independent, chartered professional body and registered charity with an integrated approach to environmental...
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The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales. We speak for everyone who believes in a living and working countryside.
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The Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) is a thriving membership association, independent scientific organisation and a registered charity. Founded in 1929, we promote freshwater science through innovative research, maintained specialist scientific facilities, a programme of scientific meetings, production of...
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The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is the trade association for the UK garden industry. It is dedicated to helping develop the industry and its member businesses, including most garden centres and other garden retailers, growers, landscapers, manufacturers and suppliers.
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The leading international centre for aquaculture research & teaching. Situated on the beautiful campus of the University of Stirling, the Institute of Aquaculture is the leading international centre in its field and is the largest of its kind in the world.
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The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is a world class award winning research and teaching centre at Aberystwyth University. IBERS is an internationally recognised centre of excellence and students' choice for the study of...
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The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) is the Royal Chartered body for foresters and arboriculturists in the UK. It provides services and support to its members; guidance to professionals in other sectors; information to the general public; and educational advice and training to students and tree professionals seeking to..
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Welcome to the website of Icon, the lead voice for the conservation of cultural heritage in the UK. Icon's membership embraces the wider conservation community, incorporating not only professional conservators in all disciplines, but all others who share a commitment to improving understanding of...
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IEMA is the largest environmental professional body, providing environmental practitioners with the knowledge, skills and tools to ensure sound environmental performance delivers real business benefit.
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The Institute of Groundsmanship is a membership organisation representing the whole of the groundscare industry and all those involved in it. The IOG has a proud history and can point to many successes over more than 75 years, with a strong membership base, successful events in IOG SALTEX and IOG Scotsturf...
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The Institute of Horticulture is the authoritative organisation representing those professionally engaged in Horticulture in the UK & Ireland. Its membership comprises, and represents, those that are involved in amenity horticulture, parks, landscaping, botanic/heritage gardens, and the full range of...
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The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, through characterisation, processing, forming, finishing and application, to product recycling and land reuse.
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The Institute of Quarrying is the international professional body serving members who are either employed in, or supplying to, the aggregate products, cement and recycling industries. Its primary function is to assist members to acquire the necessary knowledge and experience to gain professional competence...
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The IES is a visionary organisation leading debate, dissemination and promotion of environmental science and sustainability. We promote an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. We are devoted to championing the crucial role of environmental science in ensuring the well-being of humanity now and...
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The Institution of Sustainability Professionals (ISP) is a non-political professional organisation that brings together a wide group of people who have a common interest in the field of sustainability. We seek to be a new style of 'Professional Institution' which seeks to further the knowledge and practice of...
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The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH/AIH) is a scientific and educational charitable organisation for scientists, engineers, water managers and other professionals working in the fields of groundwater resource planning, management and protection.
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The Landscape Institute is the Royal Chartered institute for landscape architecture. As a professional body and educational charity, we work to protect, conserve and enhance the natural and built environment for the public benefit. We champion landscape and the landscape profession, through advocacy and support to our...
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Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) is a consortium of 16 English Agricultural Societies. Through the creation of technical centres around England, IfA delivers new science and innovation to farmers via its website, publications, conferences, seminars, workshops, on farm demonstrations and new media.
As the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), our role is to safeguard the health and welfare of animals committed to veterinary care through the regulation of the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses, thereby protecting the interests of those dependent on...
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The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830. We are a world leader in advancing geography and supporting its practitioners in the UK and across the world.
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Do you need a qualified garden designer to help with gardens and planting or paving, lawns and trees, lighting, garden furniture, swimming pools or wildlife ponds? Whether you have a small town garden or a large country estate, a new garden or one in need of renovation....
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