Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees: Natural England and Forestry Commission Standing Advice to Planners.

Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees: Natural England and Forestry Commission Standing Advice to Planners.

Following the recent updates to standing advice from Natural England, take a moment to find out what changed and what the current recommendations are for ancient woodland buffer zones and veteran trees.

High Hedges and Your Right To Light

High Hedges and Your Right To Light

High hedges can have a potentially significant detrimental effect on life at home with boundary disputes being frustrating and stressful. In this post we look briefly at what constitutes a high hedge and what processes exist to address a genuine case. Image courtesy of Express.co.uk

Protected Trees: Do I Need Permission to Prune or Remove my Trees?

Protected Trees: Do I Need Permission to Prune or Remove my Trees?

TPOs and conservation area status is discussed in this post, exploring the requirement for land owners to obtain appropriate permission for tree work if trees within their land are protected. Tree surveys and arboricultural consultancy can provide part of the justification in applying for tree works. 

Managing Risks from Trees

Managing Risks from Trees

Tree risk management is an often misunderstood process. All too often those that most require tree safety surveys are trapped in a cycle of reactive management following high winds. Take control of your tree stock and understand a little about tree risk management in this blog post.