Tree Professionals Urged to Comment on New BS 8545 Draft

Tree Professionals Urged to Comment on New BS 8545 Draft

Draft for Public Comment:
BS 8545 Trees: from nursery to independence in the landscape – Recommendations

Review published: 18 June 2013
Review end date: 31 August 2013

Draft Scope: This British Standard gives recommendations for transplanting young trees successfully from the nursery, through to achieving their eventual independence in the landscape. This British Standard applies to trees where a distinct crown has been prepared in the nursery. It does not apply to whips, transplants and seedlings, or to other woody material.

View the draft on the BSI website

ICF Response
ICF Deputy Director Russell Horsey is coordinating a response on behalf of the Institute. If ICF members wish to contribute to the process they should contact Russell by 16 August.

Matt Meade Exec Director Canadian Institute of Forestry crop

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