Arboriculture training in Victoria, “the tail wagging the dog” An industry perspective by Graeme McMahon Current arboricultural training The arboricultural qualification system for practical units in Victoria is flawed. The units are couched in the National framework and as such
by Graeme McMahon The Dandenong Ranges and surrounding districts host a variety of forest eco-systems. Whilst their cycles of growth can be very different they all share a common trait, intolerance to human invasion. Storm and fire events are natural
THE SEPTEMBER DRAFT WHICH SURPASSES THIS IS AVAILABLE HERE A draft code of practice has been presented for comment on the topic of “Managing Risks in Tree Trimming and Arboricultural Work“. The majority of the practical tree industry is notoriously
Graeme posted an article in this bi-monthly edition of the Australian ArborAge magazine. The magazine is an arboricultural reference point for much of industry. The article is in regards to the ongoing discussions on the topic of rescue tree climbers.
We’ll be presenting on Trivect Rigging at the ISA Sydney 2011 conference. Details about the event can be found on the International Society of Arboriculture website. The timetable for the Trivect presentation can be found in the climbers corner.
Just got back from a fantastic morning with the guys at Jim’s Trees and Stumps. We presented some of our material on the topic of large tree removal and rigging techniques. We touched on a lot of our technical tree