Providing professional advice on all aspects of tree and woodland management

Woodland and Arboricultural 

About us

We have over 30 years’ experience caring for heritage and conservation trees and woodlands throughout Scotland for one of the leading conservation organisations in the UK. Specialising in Tree Safety, Risk Management, Trees in relation to Planning Applications to BS 5837 alongside Woodland Management. 

Andrew Jackman had been managing the woodlands for the National Trust for Scotland from 1991 to 2017 and has setup their current tree inspection system. He has extensive expertise in woodland conservation and veteran tree management along with managing major woodland projects, Forest Plans and Forestry Grant applications.


Rebekah Fraser had worked for the National Trust for Scotland for 2 years following her graduation from the Scottish School of Forestry with a BSc in Sustainable Forest Management: Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. Her area of expertise is tree risk management, pest and disease diagnostics, GIS mapping and Planning Applications, Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction BS: 5837.

Rebekah is also a Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association.

We offer the following services at competitive rates

Tree Surveys, Health & Safety Inspection, Arboricultural Reports

Our tree surveys include:

  • Provision of detailed maps, using latest GIS software, of inspection risk zones and tree positions.

  • Pest and disease diagnosis and recommendations.

  • PiCUS Ultrasound decay detection to assess structural integrity of tree.

  • Increment core analysis.

  • Full tree condition report with summary of recommended  work.

  • Management of identified tree work.

  • Trees and Construction site surveys to BS:5837. 

  • Tree Constraints Plans. Planning Application Arboricultural Reports.

Woodland Management

  • Woodland and Arboricultural advice.

  • Preparation and revision of woodland management plans.

  • Long Term Woodland Plans.

  • Woodland grant applications and advice: SRDP applications, felling licence.

  • Woodland project management: Managing forest plans and forestry operations.

  • Applications for work on trees in Conservation Areas and Tree Preservation Orders.

  • Invasive species control advice.

Digital Mapping Service

  • Data management using the latest GIS software.

  • Map production including thematic maps e.g. to convey species mix, individual tree re-inspection frequencies.

  • Maps for Woodland Grant applications.

  • Digital maps for arboricultural management plans, Tree constraints plans including maps produced for BS:5837 reports.

  • Digital mapping not limited to forestry applications.

  • Interactive Google Map.

Our current clients include National Trust for Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, Highland Council, Scottish Canals alongside many private clients and land agents throughout Scotland.

With bases in Inverness and Glasgow, our service covers all of Scotland; we are fully qualified with BSc Sustainable Forest Management,

City and Guilds, Professional Membership of The Arboricultural Association (Membership No. PR5625) and Lantra Professional Tree

Inspection. Fully Insured with £5m Public Liability, £10m Employers Liability

 £1m Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover 
For further information and a competitive quote please click below.

Contact Us

Kinneskie House, Munlochy, Ross-shire, IV8 8PF

07549 352792 / 07446 080463

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