Arborist expert Neville Fay MA , MICFor, MArborA, FLS, FRSA, principal arboricultural consultant and company director at Treework Environmental Practice, describes the loss of mature trees:
We are really endangering our native-grown trees by bringing in diseases which our trees never evolved to cope with.
One of the biggest pressures on our trees is us – through things like pollution and trenching of roots. We are not managing our urban environment with enough water for trees.
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