Cardinia Shire is where Sherbrooke Tree Service is based, servicing the surrounding shire councils like Yarra Ranges. Tree lopping and maintenance on rural properties is quite common for us. The range of works is everything from pruning, weight reduction, canopy
We often do work on trees that are obstructing solar panels from receiving maximum sunlight, or satellite services. Sometimes the tree has grown toward the available light, other times the solar or satellite service was installed in a poor location.
Yesterday Sherbrooke Tree Service held an informal tree rescue day, focusing on simple recovery systems for tree rescue and pole top rescue. There was extensive discussion on the history, politics and development of various systems of rescue in both trees
Did another job in Kinglake earlier today, removing fire killed and damaged trees from a block. Hazard trees still posing a threat to the rebuilding effort in Kinglake and Marysville are carefully monitored for defects and future failures. We removed
Removed a few trees at a property in Cockatoo earlier this week. One of the trees we lowered in one big piece. The tree was a reasonably small tree, leaning over a house. With a suitable high point, it can
A major part of our business is advance stabilisation work for customers that have suffered storm damage or sudden branch failure. We have an armada of heavy lifting, winches and technical rigging equipment to service trees that pose an immediate
We’ve been doing some work with the Department of Sustainability and Environment in Marysville, cabling mature Mountain Ash away from a public access area. We used tree jacks for many of the trees, others we set large cables and winched
We had a mature Mountain Ash to fall recently in Sherbrooke. We had a set of tree jacks to test, so we set them up and tipped it over. The tree was completely dead, and was standing up quite straight
Removed several dead trees from a home in Avonsleigh that were over the top of the children’s cubby house, neighbours clothes line, fence, garden, gazebo and an incinerator. Nothing was damaged, and the job was done using our well adapted
I was contract climbing for a Yarra Ranges based tree company a few months ago, and this photo was taken as I took the top of the tree out and caught it on rope. This meant we could preserve the
A large Oak tree in Mt Dandenong was damaged during a severe storm. One half of it landed on the owners property, the other half of the tree landed on the neighbours. Sherbrooke Tree Service was engaged to perform the
Had a job last week where a 70 feet tall dead tree had fallen into another tree over the top of a shed. I snapped a photo with my phone I descended onto it to work. After setting a large
Our new Rayco mulcher has arrived and it got a test run at One Tree Hill on Mt Dandenong. We fell two tree’s then chipped the heads and branches. The 8″ chipper can be towed behind a standard four wheel
The four wheel drive tracks throughout Bunyip State Forest were affected by the Bunyip Ridge fire. A large number of hazard trees were assessed alongside the track and were marked for removal. In October/November 2009, Sherbrooke Tree Service was engaged
Some quick snaps of the vegetation management work we are doing on Mount Bogong. All of the tree assessments indicated that there was a significant threat to power transmission and distribution services. We have been engaged to remove trees that
We were back on Mt Dandenong today. Tree lopping for something different. A few photos of PNF’s 18M travel tower. Ace Tree had their chipper out.
A large Eucalyptus regnans out the front of William Ricketts sanctuary needed to be removed. William Ricketts Sanctuary is located in Melbourne’s south-east in the Dandenong ranges, and is managed by Parks Victoria. Graeme accesses the tree and rigs a
The newest employee of Sherbrooke Tree Service has arrived. Our new excavator arrived just before Christmas. This will be used primary for the tree lopping and track maintenance work we do in Cardinia Shire and Yarra Ranges Shire. The excavator
A few pics from the Grants Picnic Ground Removals. Quite a number of mature Eucalyptus regnans were removed from the picnic area for public safety.