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Ash Tree Removal in Ramsey

This large Ash tree, although stable, had been subjected to soil compaction that had caused root die-back. Loss of some of the root system had lead to the tree’s decline and the formation of substantial deadwood in the crown. This tree would have never recovered, but would have continued to die back until it posed a significant hazard.

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Trees and CO2

CO2 in our atmosphere has been a hot topic for some time but the evidence of its effects on our trees, and the way in which our trees can mitigate its effects, is slowly coming to the fore. The following information is a collection of facts outlining how increased levels of CO2 may be both a bad thing and a good thing for the future of our forests and woodlands.

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Eyreton Forest, Crosby

Tucked between farmland and modern housing in Crosby on the Isle of Man, is a section of privately owned registered woodland that’s history shows of one man’s true dedication to his beliefs, as well as being home to some mighty fine trees. Read More →

Removal of a heritage tree

Saying goodbye to an old tree can be very sad. This tree has stood in the grounds of Lorne House since the late eighteen hundreds but has been in gradual decline for many years. Now displaying very little healthy growth in a crown that’s over 50% dead, and two cavities that make us question her safety, gives us good reason to remove this tree. We were also keen to ensure the future of a juvenile beech tree happily growing below. Read More →