Archive for Tree

Who Needs Trees Anyway?

A simple guide for humans and other animals

Who needs air?

Everyone knows that trees absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) and release oxygen (O2), but did you know that trees also remove nasty particles from the air we breathe?

Nasties, like sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NO), carbon monoxide (CO), cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb), are produced by our cars and industries. These particles can cause very serious illness in us humans, so it is very important that we control the levels of these pollutants in our environment.

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Chainsaw Training Isle of Man

Through our sister company, Second Nature Ltd, and in partnership with Treevolution Scotland, we are very proud to be able to offer a variety of industry-recognised Lantra chainsaw courses here on the Isle of Man.

For further details please see our Training Courses page under the Services tab.

TT Tree Protection

Here are a few pictures from a recent project where we developed a tree protection plan and arboricultural method statement, on behalf of the Isle of Man Government Department for Enterprise, for the installation of a popup-pub during the 2018 Isle of Man TT.

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Why a Real Christmas Tree is Better

Like it or not, the festive season is here and what Christmas would be complete without the tree?

DSC_0108But will it be a plastic tree or a real tree that will stand proud in your home this year? We were once led to believe that having a fake tree was somehow more environmentally friendly for the fact that the fake tree is bought and collected once and may be used year after year, rather than every year cutting a fresh tree that stands in the house for a couple of weeks before being discarded, “what a waste”.  Read More →