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Oak Processionary Moth Management Specialists

  19/07/2018
Last Updated:  21/08/2018

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 note this specialist area of arboricultural ‘pest and disease’ management is outside of the scope of the ArbAC Scheme and hence the Association can offer no assurances regarding the standards, nor effectiveness, of works undertaken. Please contact the contractors directly using the contact details stated below.

Forestry Commission ‘Treatment and Management’ information see www.forestry.gov.uk/oakprocessionarymoth and www.forestry.gov.uk/opm for more general OPM information.

OPM warning

 

Advanced Tree Services

Contact Name: Ivan Hopkinson

Type of Treatments Offered: Spraying with DiPel and nest removal


Disposal Methods: Nests double bagged and removed as hazardous waste by Grundon Waste Management

 

Bartlett Tree Experts

Contact Name: Adam Steggles

Type of Treatments Offered: Whole tree spraying, (High volume and ULV ) Nest removal, Survey


Disposal Methods: For Richmond Park, we incinerate at their incinerator and works at our yard we have an in-house incinerator

 

The Tree Company (London) Ltd

Contact Names: Ed Campbell-White or Bill Malin

Type of Treatments Offered: Spraying of OPM nets and manual removal


Disposal Methods: For Richmond Park, we incinerate at their incinerator and works at our yard we have an in house incinerator

 

Jenks Oxford Limited

Contact Names: Paul Jenks or Michelle Grisman

Type of Treatments Offered: Chemical Spraying, Removal of nests and treatment of area in accordance with forestry commission recommendations, including use of PPE and specialist equipment


Disposal Methods: To licensed waste recycling site for high temperature incineration in accordance with forestry commission recommendations

 

Gristwood and Toms

Contact Name: James Shaw

Type of Treatments Offered: Pheromone Trapping , Surveying , Spraying and Nest Removals


Disposal Methods: Incinerations carried out by a hazardous waste management company

 

Connick Tree Services Ltd

Contact Name: Dan Pennington

Type of Treatments Offered: Fogging. Vacuum nest removal


Disposal Methods: Incineration via Burn Bins through contract with Grundon

 

Tree World Services Ltd

Contact Name: Oliver Speakman

Type of Treatments Offered: Nest Removal and Incineration


Disposal Methods: Incineration on site, with a D7 Exemption in place (D7: Burning waste in the open) from Gov.UK

 

Tree Fella Ltd

Contact Name: Brendan O’Conner

Type of Treatments Offered: Nest Removal and Incineration


Disposal Methods: Incineration on site, with a D7 Exemption in place (D7: Burning waste in the open) from Gov.UK

 

Eastwood Tree Services

Contact Name: Elliott Brydon

Type of Treatments Offered: Nest Removal and Incineration


Disposal Methods: Incineration on site, with a D7 Exemption in place (D7: Burning waste in the open) from Gov.UK

 

G. Burley & Sons Ltd

Contact Name: Nick Eddison

Type of Treatments Offered: Nest removal/destruction on-site with mobile incinerator


Disposal Methods: Nest removal/destruction on-site with mobile incinerator