Bats and trees: Who does what where!
There are currently 18 species of bats resident in the UK, many of which use trees in their daily activities. Just as people use trees for different purposes, different bat species use trees in different ways. Food: The UK’’s bats are all insectivorous. As trees encoura...
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Tree Species Selection for Green Infrastructure: A Guide for Specifiers
Author: Tree and Design Action Group How can we improve species selection so that we can provide our towns and cities with diverse and resilient palette of trees that are capable of thriving in challenging urban environments? This guide offers for the first time in the ...
Women in Arboriculture Forum
A professional forum for those working (or are interested in) in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry to discuss career related issues.
Power to the Bump - support for new mothers
In 2016 the Equality and Human Rights Commission/Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published research findings, which showed that young women are more likely to experience particular negative and potentially discriminatory experiences related to their pregnancy a...
Arborists can attain a host of qualifications, from City & Guilds CS tickets all the way up to Masters and PhDs. Depending on which aspect of managing trees you want to work in you can find out what you need to do here.
Verbal abuse, Trolling on Social Media and Defamation: Legal Pointers
If anyone posts or says something that makes you feel uncomfortable or which upsets you or makes you angry, report it:
Every social media platform (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc.) has a reporting section that you should use for any abuse received online. There are var...
Sexual Discrimination, Harassment or Victimisation at Work: Legal Pointers
Please remember if you would like to talk to the Women in Arboriculture Group about a situation you or a colleague are experiencing working in the industry we can be contacted on email@example.com
Under The Equality Act 2010 (the "Act"), you are protected from...
Oak Processionary Moth Management Specialists
The Arboricultural Association has collated the following list of “ARB Approved Contractors” (ArbACs) who either currently undertake Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) management / eradication services or have stated they have the skills and equipment available to do so. Please not...
Oak Processionary Moth FAQ
FAQ – Oak processionary moth interceptions and strengthened national measures July 2019 CURRENT SITUATION What is the current situation? The government’s Plant Health Service is dealing with findings of oak processionary moth caterpillars on recently imported oak trees. A...