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Site Guidance Notes; A new approach to protecting trees during construction

Barrell Tree Consultancy has been working to promote the importance of existing trees in planning for more than two decades, but what practical wisdom has emerged from more than 7,000 completed projects?  In this article, Jeremy Barrell explores the subtleties of effective tree protection on construction sites, and shares a new approach showing promising signs of success. It seems that a cocktail of back-to-basics and images packaged as concise Site Guidance Notes is improving how site operatives deal with trees, and delivering a much-needed environmental windfall in the planning process.

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