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A Practitioners Guide to Visual Tree Assessment - Workshop programme


8.5 hours


08:30   Registration and coffee

09:00   Introductions

09:15   The tree risk assessment process (presentation)

09:30   How do trees grow?

10:30   Coffee break

10:45   How do fungi colonise trees

11:30   How do trees decay and collapse

12:30   Lunch

13:00   Using a nylon hammer to assess for the presence and distribution of decay

13:30   Field Exercise

15:45   Tea break

16:00   Thresholds for decay and root loss - are they valid?

16:30   Commonly encountered decay fungi and their significance for tree stability

16:45   Discussion

17:00   Finish and depart

£165 excluding vat (includes as 710 Thor Nylon Hammer)
Each workshop is limited to 20 places