Author Archives: Joe

Trust your instincts

The image above shows a cross-section of timber taken approximately 15m below the highest rigging point in a Eucalyptus globulus that into trees climbers recently dismantled. The tree ‘felt wrong’ and the plan was adjusted: smaller pieces and as much … Continue reading

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Top-down tree work

It might be hard to see from the image (taken with a phone camera) but the crew here are pruning and removing trees by climbing off a 200m wire cable on an aerial zipline course. Have to say it’s the … Continue reading

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Vermeer ArborSeries 2019

Back on the road again, with the annual Vermeer Arbor Seminar Series. The topic of this year’s Arbor Series is SRT: Stationary Rope Technique. The seminars are taking place in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, throughout August. I’ll be joined … Continue reading

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