Category Archives: Conservation

City of Whitehorse – Habitat Improvements – Artificial Hollows for wildlife.

Treetec artificial chainsaw hollow for wildlife - Whitehorse project. Occupied by Australia Owlet-nightjar. Internal cavity view by extension pole camera.
Treetec artificial chainsaw hollow for wildlife - Whitehorse project. Occupied by Australia Owlet-nightjar. Internal cavity view by extension pole camera.
In early 2020 our Treetec … Continue Reading ››

Thermal properties of chainsaw carved wildlife cavities

Graph showing internal temperature of carved hollows compared to nest boxes and natural hollows (from Griffiths et al. 2019)
Graph showing internal temperature of carved hollows compared to nest boxes and natural hollows (from Griffiths et al. 2019)
The Treetec team were involved in one … Continue Reading ››

Habitech Wildlife Nesting Boxes

Habitech nestbox installed to provide wildlife nesting habitat.
Habitech nestbox installed to provide wildlife nesting habitat.
Treetec are proudly authorised installers of Habitech modular nest boxes. These patented designed nest boxes are built to mimic the physical and thermal properties of natural hollows with … Continue Reading ››

Natural Hollow Modification

Large cavity created in existing decay by re-shaping hollow and inserting faceplate. Immediately suitable wildlife nesting hollow.
Large cavity created in existing decay by re-shaping hollow and inserting faceplate. Immediately suitable wildlife nesting hollow.
Hollows can be accelerated or modified to make them more useful … Continue Reading ››

Bushfire Grant

Fire affected habitat in East Gippsland. Treetec to install wildlife hollows under government grant. (c) Tom Oldmeadow
Fire affected habitat in East Gippsland. Treetec to install wildlife hollows under government grant. (c) Tom Oldmeadow
Treetec is excited to announce a new direction in our business … Continue Reading ››

Chainsaw Hollows – Darebin Parklands – Gardening Australia

Chainsaw hollows cut by Treetec Arborists feature on Gardening Australia. Cameras show a Ringtail Possum occupies the hollow.
Chainsaw hollows cut by Treetec Arborists feature on Gardening Australia. Cameras show a Ringtail Possum occupies the hollow.
Chainsaw hollows uniquely designed and carved … Continue Reading ››

What is the difference between an arborist and a tree lopper?

What is an Arborist?
Tree arborists not tree loppers
Treetec arborists are specially trained to carefully access tree canopies and manage trees for tree health and care.
An arborist is engaged in the field of Arboriculture which is primarily concerned with the selection, planting, and care … Continue Reading ››

Thermal Imaging Surveys

A critically endangered Leadbeater's Possum detected on Thermal Imaging ((C) DELWP used with permission)
A critically endangered Leadbeater's Possum detected on Thermal Imaging ((C) DELWP used with permission)
Thermal imaging (TI) is another effective tool for wildlife surveys and is used by the … Continue Reading ››

Projects: Contracts, Grants, Partnerships & Collaborations

CONTRACTS: Victorian State Government: Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP) - flora and fauna surveys - including remote camera survey, fauna photo tagging, spotlighting and call playback, Elliot trapping, thermal imaging, flora surveys. Parks Victoria - terrestrial predator camera trap surveys; nest box installation Arthur … Continue Reading ››