Ashes to Ashes

January 10, 2013 by Steve Cox

  Ash die-back (Chalara fraxinea) is coming to Dorset but, using the latest information from the Forestry Commission it seems…

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BOOK REVIEW of Urban trees

September 24, 2012 by Steve Cox

  BOOK REVIEW of Urban trees – A practical management guide In Arboricultural Journal: The International Journal of Urban Forestry…

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Internal Tree Decay Detection

June 23, 2012 by Steve Cox

The Picus© Sonic Tomograph is an instrument for the detection of dysfunction, decay and cavities in standing trees. Nails are…

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What a great opportunity to plant trees!

January 28, 2012 by Steve Cox

To celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee, The Woodland Trust has set a target of planting 6 million trees in…

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Planting woods is not an end in itself…

November 25, 2011 by Steve Cox

…but it can be a beginning. A new report from Plant Life*, Forestry Recommissioned, (download it here)  has concluded that…

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Urban Trees, Urban Partners

November 18, 2011 by Steve Cox

  I’ve just found this article from the World Agroforestry Centre. Last month they issued this news article about the…

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The UK Planning Perspective

August 25, 2011 by Steve Cox

In the UK, unlike in most other democratic countries, there is no constitution that enshrines and protects the rights of…

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Trees and Aftercare

July 18, 2011 by Steve Cox

What to do after a tree is planted Trees in towns are vital links between the built and the natural…

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Flaming June

June 12, 2011 by Steve Cox

Summer at last. But although June can be glorious it’s often a disappointing month with overcast sky and a downpour…

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