We spoke to Ashley Barnes, owner of Norfolk Trees for our bug interview in April. An interesting opinion from Ashley tackles the agenda question from the March issue, the career path of arborists. Ashley says that he doesn’t think there is anything that can be done about making it more appealing: “The problem with this industry is that it is very short-lived – we should be paid like footballers, really.” (Page 13)
The Pro Arb team headed over to Worcester City to speak to the local council about how they’re planting trees to cut the city’s pollution problem. (Page 19)
We spoke to Steve Fancourt the rural landscape manager for the High Speed Two (HS2) about their £5m woodland tree fund, and the species that have been chosen. (Page 24)
Angela Halksworth describes the charms of Corylopsis in the fantastically titled, ‘Blooming Lovely’. (Page 28)
Thomson Ecology gives a run down of their top 10 tips for choosing the right tree for the right place. (Page 33)
We had some very helpful business tips from Gemma Murphy about how to handle grievances in the workplace. (Page 36)
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