Links to Useful and Interesting Sites

These are some sites that we've found useful for information, reference, or just something cool!

 

Trade Associations

www.trees.org.uk - promotes tree care and professional development

www.isa-arboriculture.org - promotes tree care and professional development

 

Training and Assessment Organisations

www.nptc.org.uk - independent skills assessment

www.lantra.co.uk - land-based skills training and support services

www.chainsawtraining.com - highly recommended training provider

www.wcoh.ac.uk - our local treework training college

www.cscs.uk.com - construction skills certification

 

Regulatory Authorities

www.hse.gov.uk - health and safety executives homepage

www.hse.gov.uk/treework/index.htm - treework-specific HSE resources

www.environment-agency.gov.uk - environment agency homepage

www.forestry.gov.uk - forestry commission site

 

Treework Forums

www.arbtalk.co.uk

 

Manufacturers

www.stihl.co.uk - THE chainsaw manufacturer; expensive but worth it!

 

Other

www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_prune/approaches.htm - comprehensive guide to pruning

Rabbit and Small Animal Boarding in Chester - family business

Lizards and Snakes For Sale near Manchester / Liverpool - family business