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Arboriculture News 14th December 2018
 

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Analysis
 
Case study: How data-driven maintenance is improving tree planting outcomes
Case study: How data-driven maintenance is improving tree planting outcomes
 
News
 
Manchester's trees provide ecosystem services worth £33.3m a year, survey finds What is claimed to be the UK's largest i-Tree Eco survey has put an annual value of Greater Manchester's trees, but also highlighted threats they face. Manchester's trees provide ecosystem services worth £33.3m a year, survey finds
 
 
Council reveals extent of highway tree felling due to ash dieback Devon County Council will this week fell around 26 dieback-infected ash trees along a major road "as a safety precaution", but said the likely figure for felling necessitated by the disease will be closer to 400 this winter. Council reveals extent of highway tree felling due to ash dieback
 
 
Fareham brings successful prosecution over felled protected trees A householder who removed 24 trees protected by a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) has been fined £25,000 and ordered to pay £20,000 in costs plus £300 in court surcharge. Fareham brings successful prosecution over felled protected trees
 
 
Minister and Tree Champion join inaugural tree planting of Northern Forest Forestry minister David Rutley has helped plant the first government-funded tree of the more than 50 million planned to make up the Northern Forest. Minister and Tree Champion join inaugural tree planting of Northern Forest
 
 
Forestry Commission 100th anniversary climate change and pest and disease Chelsea Flower Show garden revealed Designer Sarah Eberle is creating a garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2019 to "suggest potential solutions for protecting the nation's forests from the threats of climate change, pests and diseases". Forestry Commission 100th anniversary climate change and pest and disease Chelsea Flower Show garden revealed
 
 
Maydencroft pond project start of major town regeneration plan Maydencroft environmental services group has started work on a park pond restoration, at the beginning of a multi-million pound regeneration. Maydencroft pond project start of major town regeneration plan
 
 
Midlands coal mine to be turned into "UK's first Young People's Forest" The Woodland Trust has announced it will convert a former open-cast coal mine into a forest, with the aim of engaging the area's young people. Midlands coal mine to be turned into "UK's first Young People's Forest"
 
 
Biochar root injection successfully treats 250th tree A collaboration between soil decompaction specialist Apex Soil Solutions and biochar supplier Carbon Gold has successfully brought 250 trees back to health. Biochar root injection successfully treats 250th tree
 
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Market report
 
How will new engine regulations affect woodchipper purchase options?
How will new engine regulations affect woodchipper purchase options?
With new engine regulations taking effect next month, Sally Drury looks at buying options and tests latest models.
 
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