What is a tree risk assessment?
An arborist may assess your tree and site conditions for possible hazards, as well as providing information on preventative maintenance and treatment.
How do I get approval for tree removal?
The City of Newcastle has a form which you need to fill out and submit. You will then receive a letter with an outcome.
Can my sick tree be saved?
A tree professional can conduct a range of tests and give you a treatment plan if appropriate.
Can a split tree be repaired?
It depends. The severity and location of the split will determine the outcome for recovery.
What is an arborist?
An arborist is a qualified specialist in the care of urban trees.
Can I remove a tree from a neighbours property?
You will need both council and homeowner approval to remove a tree on private land.
Can I remove a tree stump myself?
Sometimes. With the correct tools and materials, DIY stump removal is possible. If unsure, consult with your local arborist.
My tree was damaged in a storm. What now?
Safety is the first priority - hanging branches, splits or leaning tree trunks are all dangerous hazards. Time to call in to the pros.
Will my property incur damage from tree removal?
Find an experienced arborist and talk to them about the protective measures and materials involved.
How can I tell if my tree is likely to fall?
A certified arborist can assess the structural integrity and hazard risk of your tree.