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essentialARB covers all aspects of arboriculture. Each issue contains a lively mix of contractor features, machinery and arborist kit reviews, conference and show reports and all the latest industry news.

Published bi-monthly, essentialARB's content will appeal to anyone working in the business of caring for trees - arborists, tree surgeons, tree officers, consultants and ecologists.

You can take a look at some of the features in the latest issue of essentialARB below.

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essentialARB this month (Issue 67)...

Field of dreams - Big Rescue Event 2018

It was earlier this year, in April, that Chris Wyatt, owner of CTS Forestry and Arboriculture, kept misquoting to his friend and colleague Andy Fielding, of Green Leaf Tree Services, a line from the 1989 film Field of Dreams: "Built it and they will come". Here Andy tells the story of what happened subsequently.

In the film, the character played by Kevin Costner ploughs up his Iowa field and builds a baseball park and, in true cinematic fashion, some ghostly baseball players show up to fulfil his dream...read more

Clean Sweep at Carve 2018

German carver Michael Tamoszus followed up his number one finish at the recent english open carving competition by achieving a clean sweep of all the top prizes at this year's Carve Carrbridge. James Hendrie was at the event.

Michael, who hails from Herrenberg, on the edge of the Black Forest, took the prizes for First Place, People’s Choice, and Carvers’ Choice, with his stunning carve ‘Girl in the Wind’. It was a popular result with the 3,500 strong crowd and his fellow carvers...read more

Survey on a golf course - a feel for the trees

A hot and sunny July day and Dr Terry Mabbett was out and about on a Mid-Hertfordshire golf course. Not for a round of golf but with two arborists conducting a survey prior to carrying out treework across an 18-hole main course and its contigous 9-hole, 3-par facility.

Tree surveys of this scope, structure and size will typically cover up to 150 acres (60 ha) of integrated sporting facility, often by default an ecologically rich environment...read more

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