Senior Tree Officer
Employer: Durham County Council Reference No.: N7160 Salary: £25,991 to £29,577 Grade: 8 Service: Neighbourhoods & Climate Change Service Area: Environment – Environment & Outdoor Services Reporting to: Principal Landscape Officer Location: Your normal p...
205,000 TPOs: Time for a rethink?
Jon Heuch outlines what the Freedom of Information requests have shown us about existing TPOs
Biosecurity in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry Position Statement
We are pleased to introduce the Arboricultural Association’s final position statement for our members and the wider industry regarding biosecurity and associated issues.
Survey Results – Health and Safety for Climbing Arborists
The tragic deaths of arborists have recently been in our minds and we owe it to them to take this opportunity to scrutinise possible causes of these accidents and of course to do all we can to prevent any more.
P&D management and new threats: Kuppen’s view
Henry Kuppen was at Barcham Trees in November to deliver a seminar on ‘Reasonable management of pests and diseases, and upcoming threats to urban trees’.
What does the tree health strategy mean for the industry?
Defra's "Tree Health Resilience Strategy", published last month, calls for concerted action...
Review of safety reports and events
This report covers some key learning from the events reported to Utility Arboriculture Group (UAG) over the last year
Managing your Trees
Trees are valuable assets providing many benefits from health and environmental benefits to adding financial value to properties. This page provides guidance on where to find useful information about common aspects of tree management for members of the public who own or...
Witley Parish Council v Cavanagh (2018) – a legal perspective
The result of Witley Parish Council v Cavanagh has caused understandable concern that we have reverted back to a time when ownership of a tree brings such onerous obligations that early felling
is seen as a reasonable mode of risk avoidance. Is that concern really justified?
A brief guide to tree work terminology and definitions
WHAT’S IN A WORD? Tree pruning may be necessary to maintain a tree in a safe condition, to remove dead branches, to promote growth, to regulate size and shape or to improve the quality of flowers, fruit or timber. Improper pruning can lead to trees becoming unsightly, dise...