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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 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 61)...

Arborcare - a dual business

On the day Dr Terry Mabbett visited Hertfordshire, temperatures were exceeding 30 degrees, so he was thankful to be under the dense shade cast by a large and spreading Atlantic cedar tree.

He was accompanying a team from Arborcare – specialist arboriculture and landscape management company based at Todd’s Green near Stevenage, who were tasked that day with a tasteful thinning and painstaking reduction of a huge 150-year-old Atlantic cedar...read more

Let's get climbing

Drivelink training’s dave vickers, a City & Guilds NPTC trainer, assessor and LOLER examiner, begins a regular series looking at climbing techniques, taking us from the basics through to more advanced features dealing with rigging.

In the last article we took a brief look at using triple attachment pulleys in the hitchclimber system. In this article we’ll take the core elements of this to start
building up an SRT system...read more

A view from the nursery

Reports estimate that the tree population of London is composed of some 1,587,000
trees, with a replacement cost of £6.12 billion.

It is estimated that the annual benefits provided by that tree population amount to a colossal £132.7 million. Studies, published in 2015, also estimated that 57% of the total tree population was to be found on land under private ownership...read more

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