Our seasoned team of arboriculturists also has a variety of experience and expertise in land management, agriculture, pest control and woodland management, along with planning, design and engineering. We're drawing on this collective knowledge to compile a series of technical papers on a wide range of topics of interest to planners, developers, builders and estate owners of all sizes.

The Shading of Buildings and Open Spaces by Trees

A guide to achieving the right relationship between new residential buildings, their gardens and trees

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Development Site Hedge Work Specification

Management specifications for hedges on or bordering development sites

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Habitat Surveys & Development

A guide to habitat surveys, why they are required and when they should be carried out.

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Bats and Development

Best practice for dealing with bats on development sites

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The Control, Management and Mitigation of Japanese Knotweed on Development Sites

The definitive guide to managing this invasive species for homeowners, developers and mortgage lenders.

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Trees on development sites - the dos and don'ts

The definitive quick guide to working around retained trees

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How to recognise Japanese knotweed

Knotweed is often confused with other plants, such as lilac and dogwood. Here are the key identifying features of JK.

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Everything you need to know about knotweed but were afraid to ask

JK facts and reassurance for homeowners from JPA's Land & Habitat team

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