- Why an Arborist?
- Councils & Shires
- Development & Building Sites
- Schools & Other Educational Institutions
- Client Testimonials
- Join Us!
- Contact us
Arbor Operations belongs to the following industry associations
Trees, by their very nature, are hazardous. By this we mean that they shouldn’t be overlooked or assumed to be safe just because they are healthy, well-grounded specimens. In a storm, or extreme weather event, trees that are healthy and have been standing for dozens of years can still cause damage to property and potentially [...]
There is ever increasing pressure for developers to ensure that developments are more sustainable and that all steps of the development process should provide for the least possible impact on the environment. By strategically adding and retaining trees within the urban landscape, we can forge more sustainable developments. Trees strategically placed around houses and buildings [...]
Construction processes generally reduce the optimum opportunities for tree growth unless properly managed. The development process of cutting and filling destroys soil structure creating horizons that often change the soils hydrological traits. Such action combined with the placement of structures including retaining walls and building foundations often displace soil volumes, change water tables and can [...]
Typically, if the average person did a google search for tree pruning they are likely to type in ‘tree lopping’ – and this is the term used by most Australian’s for many decades to refer to tree pruning or trimming. For those who don’t know any better, it is just a colloquial term – however [...]
There is a lot of confusion about what the difference is between the terms lopping and pruning. Lopping is a common Australian term used for tree pruning, however in reality it is a very different practice and is very harmful to the health and life of our trees. We provide a downloadable document here, which [...]
Ground Penetrating Radar is an advanced technology that gives us the ability to see what’s underground – without having to dig it up. Our Managing Director Peter Mumford recently wrote an article on Ground Penetrating Radar and how it works. To read the article go to our downloads section or click here. For a more [...]
One of our Senior Arborists, who is very familiar with the new Act, has written a clear and concise interpretation to help those of us trying to make sense of it. The interpretation can be found in our downloads section, or simply click here. Happy reading!
Myrtle Rust is a serious fungal disease that affects plants in the Myrtaceae family. This family includes Australia natives such as bottlebrush, tea-tree and eucalypts.