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
- Chainsaw ecology
2: Practices of Environmental Arboriculture
- 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