Tree Safety Surveys?
We provide arboricultural advice and consultancy to local
authorities, developers, private landowners and other businesses. We use the
latest technology in mobile mapping and display the surveyed results on a
web based mapping system to manage and display tree data making it available
to project teams alongside other data.
We use Quantified Tree Risk
Assessment (QTRA) and other risk assessment systems to provide a
Businesses, Landowners and
ABOVE: A beech
tree identified with
Meripilus giganteus (Giant polypore)
which rapidly decays trees internally before any external evidence has been
can provide a wide range of Tree Consultancy Services such as:
Tree Surveys for Safety
using QTRA and other risk based system
Risk Management: Policies & Recommendations
Inventories & Tree Mapping
Amenity/ Conservation Management
Tree Preservation Order (TPO) Applications, Reviews, Managemen
Section 211 Tree Work
Applications for trees in Conservation areas
Detection using PICUS Sonic Tomography
Contract management, specification & procurement of tree surgery
Laser Rangefinders for accurate
height / positionning (see
highlights the importance of carrying out proactive tree surveys on
mature trees that are close to high value targets.
Arboriculturalists survey trees throughout the UK and beyond"
frequently get asked to tag trees for clear onsite identification.
We have provided these surveys to several Government
Agencies, Local Authorities,
Architechts, Developers, Schools, Universities, Housing Associations, Parish
Councils, Utility Companies,
Grounds Maintenance Companies, Property Management Companies, Churches,
Private Estates and many Charities who own land with trees.
ABOVE: We use
TruPulse 360B laser rangefinder for accurate tree
height, distance and plotting tree positions in difficult conditions where
the GPS isnt as useful. These are in our opinion the
best laser rangefinder on the market.
Click here for further details or
contact us today for a quote to buy one or to hire one.
As you can see we undertake a wide variety of tree
surveys and our mapping expertise ensures our Clients have their trees
accurately positioned with the correct information recorded. We use the
latest mobile mapping equipment for tree surveys such as:
- Spectra Precision Mobile
Mapper 120 hand held
GPS for accurate positioning;
- This is loaded with ESRI
ArcPAD that we have customised for tree surveying;
- In the field this provides a
powerful mobile GIS;
- TruPulse 360B laser
rangefinder for tree heights, crown spreads and plotting offset
- A wide variety of GIS
software to provide complete flexibility;
- AutoCAD with automated
BS5837 tree mapping from our mobile devices.
veteran ash tree believed to be over 200 years old. We understand the
importance of veteran trees and provide specific surveys on these to
ensure they are not damaged during developments but also to improve the
surrounding conditions where possible such as gradually thinning
adjacent conifer trees. We use the
Specialist Survey Method for Veteran Trees and
write Management Plans for them so that Veteran trees can rbe maintained
and improve the conditions for these very historic trees.
We have worked on large and small surveys and can help
you capture the right information to help manage these valuable resources. We
are Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checked
(formerly known as CRB) for work on School sites and can provide further information
example of a tree survey plan from a safety survey.With our extensive
GIS skills we can produce clear maps that can be given to Arborists to
For further details please
Mobile mapping for Tree Surveys leaflet and are Downloads page >>Click Here.
James England NDF, BSc(Hons)For, MicFor
Consultancy: GIS - Forestry - Arboriculture - Website Design