essentialARB - at the cutting edge of arboriculture!
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 quarterly, 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 quarter (Issue 59)...
Let's get climbing
It’s always difficult to know exactly where to start a series of articles and to decide exactly who you are aiming them at... this series is no different and rather than assume existing knowledge, and to maybe help newcomers into the industry, the editor and I figured we might just as well start at the beginning!
Suffice to say that if you are just starting out, you must get some training in arboricultural climbing methods, progress slowly and under supervision. Always check your gear before climbing on it too...read more
An exhaustive summer in the woods
Leigh Woods is a 500-acre wilderness of tranquillity on the edge of Bristol overlooking Brunel’s famous suspension bridge.
Tor Stanfield, area ranger for the National Trust for the past 13 years, has been tasked this year to project manage a comprehensive and exhaustive survey of ancient and veteran oak trees...read more
A day in the working life of Paul Akers
On a bright but chilly winter’s morning, arboricultural manager Paul Akers meets essentialARB outside the frosted windows of the Beatles Cafe at St John’s Wood tube station.
Heading south down the High Street and west towards Lord’s Cricket Ground, we buy 80-pence coffees from the Cabman’s Rest (Hackney carriage driver café) and enter the City of Westminster’s ‘Parks’ office in St John’s Wood church grounds. Here, we are offered a quiet space in the yard’s Portakabin to talk about a day in his working life...read more
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