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.
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.