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ARB eBlast
The Official Members eMail Newsletter of the Arboricultural Association
September 2017
Issue 11
 
 
DART Tree Surgeons Deployed for Irma Relief Effort
 

DART Tree Surgeons Deployed for Irma Relief Effort

Specialist disaster relief charity DART International UK is now into its third year and building on the success of previous operations in the South Pacific, Asia and West Africa, is preparing to send a response team to the Caribbean to assist with the hurricane IRMA relief effort.

 
Read more >
 

 
DART Tree Surgeons in Irma Relief Effort
 

Jonathan Finlow (trainer and assessor), Troy Elliot (utility arb works for EOS), Andy Macpherson (Scottish climber) and Andy Baker (Devon Wildlife trust)

 

DART Caribbean deployment UPDATE

The DART team have begun cutting and clearing windblown trees from the North and local government started cutting from the South. They met in the middle and opened the road for the first time since Hurricane Maria.

 
Please support DART via Justgiving >
 
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Arboricultural Assocition’s 51st National Amenity Conference
 

Over 400 Delegates Enjoy 51st National Amenity Conference

Read the Hortweek Review:

 
See the review >
 

 
Biosecurity Awareness Video Series Launched
 

Biosecurity Awareness Video Series Launched

Following the success of the Conference and the support shown by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, the Association is releasing a series of videos featuring prominent figures highlighting the importance of various aspects of biosecurity.

We’ll be releasing a clip each week and we begin with DEFRA’s Chief Plant Health Officer Nicola Spence explaining the principles of plant protection.

 
Watch them now >
 

 
UK & Ireland Tree Climbing Competition 2017 Results
 

UK & Ireland Tree Climbing Competition 2017 Results

See the results, gallery and a fantastic review from Spanish Arborist Miki Sanchez.

 
Read more about the results >

 

 
London Mayor's Transport Consultation
 

London Mayor’s Transport Consultation

Mayor of London’s draft Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS) is now open for public consultation. We are pleased to note that specific reference has been made to trees, which are featured under the category “healthy streets and healthy people”.

 
Read more about the consultation >
 

 
Can you climb to the crown?
 

We need your opinion for new Technical Guides

As you may be aware the Arboricultural Association is in the process of developing a new set of technical guides and we have prepared a set of scoping documents to define the contents of each guide. These documents are now ready for review and we invite your response and comments. I want to thank the scoping team for all their hard work on getting these documents ready.

 
 
Find out more >
 

 

Landscape Institute Launches UK State of Landscape Talent Survey

 

 

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New ARB Approved Contractors


 
EOS Contracting Ltd

Manager: Andrew Gardner
County: Herefordshire
Website: www.eoscontracting.co.uk

 
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