12 Days of Christmas – August 2017

by | Dec 28, 2017 | Featured Slider, Features, Latest, News

Rob McBride’s opinion page is a charming read for the August issue. Rob settles down amongst the poplars in Weaste cemetery in Salford for what he calls, a bit of “happy tree news”.  (Page 14)

We had a great contribution from Landmark Trading’s Paul George all about aerial work. Paul discusses the legislation and regulation, risk control, safety gear, ground crew and chainsaw work at height. (Page 16)

The ‘rebirth of the elm’ is discussed with James Hillier, account manager at hillier trees, with some interesting points on the recently developed species of elm, Ulmus ‘New Horizon’. (Page 20)

A conversation with Flora Harding breaks down the laws surrounding work during bird nesting season, and what should be done if birds are found in trees. (Page 23)

‘Chainsaws: how to stay sharp’ features Richard Wilson from Timberpro UK discussing methods of properly sharpening chainsaws, should they go dull, and how to prevent them dulling in the first place. (Page 31)

To view the August issue, please click here.