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MIS312 – Environmental Arboriculture (2nd ed.) (Non-Member Price)

A Minimum Industry Standard for Environmental Arboriculture


MIS312 Environmental Arboriculture discusses the range of arboricultural concepts and practical techniques that are used by arborists to promote and maintain trees within a local ecosystem, and to identify, retain or create arboreal habitat.


About the MIS Series


This book is one in a series of Minimum Industry Standards (MIS) produced by Arboriculture Australia Ltd and the New Zealand Arboricultural Association in consultation with the national arboriculture community in both countries. These industry peer-reviewed documents provide a ‘body of knowledge’ which is shared by practitioners and can be used as the basis for training, dissemination of skills and professional development.

MIS312 – Environmental Arboriculture (2nd ed.) (Non-Member Price)

  • 1: Concepts of Environmental Arboriculture

    • Arboriculture or environmental arboriculture?
    • Compartmentalisation Of Decay In Trees: CODIT
    • Natural target pruning techniques
    • Environmental arboricultural pruning techniques
    • Deadwood
    • Chainsaw ecology


    2: Practices of Environmental Arboriculture

    • Biosecurity
    • Kauri dieback
    • Fracture pruning and coronet cuts
    • Coronet cut techniques
    • Habitat trees and stumps
    • Identifying suitability for habitat retention
    • Creating habitat trees and habitat stumps
    • Dead or Alive?
    • Ongoing management of habitat trees
    • Retrenchment pruning
    • Retaining epiphytes, parasites and vines
    • Removing concrete and expanding foam
    • Artificial hollow and habitat creation
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