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Trees and arboriculture

"Arboriculture may be defined as the management of trees for their amenity value within an urban landscape".

Tree ownership - who is responsible for that tree? Image depicting Autumn Beech
Autumn beech

Tree Preservation Orders (TPO) - what is a Tree Preservation Order and how is it made?

Trees in Conservation Areas (CA) - what is a Conservation Area and the implications this may have for any proposed tree work?

Application to work on protected trees (TPO and/or CA) - how to make an application to carry out works to a protected tree, and what happens next.

Current tree related issues to watch out for

        *  Ash tree dieback
        *  Oak processionary moth        
        *  Horse chestnut bleeding canker        
        *  Horse chestnut leaf miner

For more arboricultural information please see 'Useful Links' to the right of the page.

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