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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...
 09/11/2020      10:56
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205,000 TPOs: Time for a rethink?  Jon Heuch outlines what the Freedom of Information requests have shown us about existing TPOs
 26/08/2020      12:15
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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.
 09/08/2016      09:22
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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.
 22/06/2017      15:05
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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’.
 03/04/2018      17:12
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What does the tree health strategy mean for the industry?  Defra's "Tree Health Resilience Strategy", published last month, calls for concerted action...
 25/06/2018      12:16
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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
 01/06/2020      12:51
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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...
 06/11/2017      09:02
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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?
 07/02/2019      08:51
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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...
 24/11/2015      16:44
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