Category Archives: Treetec

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 ››

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 ››

About

Treetec Arborists and Ecologists undertaking fieldwork setting wildlife cameras in Buchan, Victoria. ((c) Catalina Mardones).
Treetec environmental consultancy services. We are a specialist team of ecologists and arborists, our mission is to enhance biodiversity across natural ecosystems. Our vision is to improve the natural environment, particularly … Continue Reading ››

Orbost Secondary College students monitor artificial nesting hollows in Cabbage Tree Creek Conservation Reserve.

remote camera used to monitor artificial nest hollow
Orbost Secondary College VCAL students monitor artificial nesting hollows. Nesting hollow cam view down!
Parks Victoria manage Cabbage Tree Creek Conservation Reserve in East Gippsland. This area was affected during the summer bushfires in 2019/20 and much … 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 ››

Current Job opportunities

Botanist / Senior Botanist Posted September 16, 2022. Treetec has an excellent opportunity for a proven Botanist to join our dynamic team of Ecologists and Arborists in Melbourne. This role offers both field and desktop-based working, contributing to a wide variety of interesting and diverse projects. Responsibilities: In collaboration with the team:

What qualifications should an arborist have?

Qualified specialist arborist.
Specialist Treetec arborist. Trained in OH&S skills to safely scale large trees.
What qualifications should an arborist have? Article information based in Melbourne, Victoria. Arboriculture and arborists are not regulated in the way electricians, plumbers or forklift operators are, there's currently no legal requirement … Continue Reading ››

Principles of Modern Arboricultural Management and Tree Injection

Modern aboricultural practices
Arborist safely climbing large tree. Treetec use modern aboricultural practices to manage tree health.
Trees are living things and all arboricultural management practices should accord with basic biological principles. For example, any pruning activity should minimise the area of an open … Continue Reading ››

What can you do if you are unhappy with tree related services?

What recourse do you have if you are not happy with a tree related service in Melbourne, Victoria?
Qualified specialist Tree climbing arborist
Treetec provide specialist arboriculture services. Arborists are trained in safety and deliver customised tree care solutions.
If there is an issue with … Continue Reading ››

DBH, TPZ and SRZ Calculator

 



 

TPZ / SRZ CALCULATOR | ENCROACHMENT

(Aligned with AS 4970-2009)

DBH calculator

Use the calculator below to determine the Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) of a multi-stemmed tree. Use the red boxes to input the measurements, always in metres e.g. 65 cm calliper - … Continue Reading ››