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Insect Treatment for Trees

By |2019-11-21T15:49:11+08:00November 21st, 2019|

Treatment for Trees with Insect Problems

Insects can be a major problem for trees. Some insects eat or suck leaves and some eat wood tissue. Many insects also introduce fungi into trees. Quite often, insects attack unhealthy trees when their immune system is low. However, some species of insects attack healthy trees of specific species, […]

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Vegetation Management

By |2019-06-16T13:25:46+08:00June 2nd, 2019|

Vegetation Management

We specialise in finding cost effective solutions for complex problems. Utilising ongoing research and cutting edge technology, we strive to offer our clients a compatible and comprehensive integrated service on a large scale. Our programmes include GIS integration, programme audits and ongoing reporting throughout the process.

Our solutions for vegetation management along roads, train lines, […]

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Tree Risk Assessment

By |2019-05-26T16:57:17+08:00May 22nd, 2019|

There are various methods for collecting the data necessary for determining tree safety on properties. Some methods collect general information while other methods are much more detailed. These are categorized into three levels:

Level 1 Tree Assessment

This method is used for large groups of trees and its purpose is to map locations, number trees, identify tree […]

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Typhoon Preparation for Trees

By |2019-06-01T17:27:29+08:00May 21st, 2019|

We love trees, but they can cause severe damage when they fall during typhoons. They can shut down roads, hit buildings and vehicles, and in rare cases, even injure or kill people. In 2018, Typhoon Mangkhut toppled more than 100,000 trees in Hong Kong.

With over 10 years of experience in Hong Kong, ATP has developed […]

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Internal Tree Structure Analysis

By |2019-05-26T23:54:38+08:00May 20th, 2019|

Internal Tree Structure Analysis

Sometimes a Level 1 or Level 2 Tree Risk Assessment is insufficient to determine a tree’s structural stability.  In this case ATP uses such instruments as the Resistograph® R650 and the Arbotom® Sonic Tomograph to help “see” inside the tree. The data collected from these devices is then further interpreted to determine, […]

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Construction and Utility Management

By |2019-05-26T16:55:07+08:00May 18th, 2019|

Trees and Infrastructure

Trees growing in the city often conflict with utilities, roads, foundations, and construction plans. When developing a property, it is often necessary to incorporate existing trees into a project plan.  ATP utilises special equipment and techniques to safely work around trees and tree roots. We find solutions to complicated problems.

Planning Stage

ATP’s team of […]

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Tree Removal Application and Compensatory Planting Proposal

By |2019-05-26T16:54:47+08:00May 17th, 2019|

In Hong Kong, a “tree preservation clause” is often included in a property’s land lease agreement with the government.  If this clause is included, the requirement is that the property owner or tenant must first apply to the Lands Department for approval.  This includes living, dying, and dead trees.

Here is the instructions specified by the Hong […]

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Tree Selection Consulting

By |2019-05-26T16:54:15+08:00May 16th, 2019|

ATP’s certified arborists help clients select trees according to the guiding principle of “the right tree for the right place”. Selecting the right tree for the right place means the client will not only have good-looking healthy trees that perform the functions required of them, they will also save as much as millions of dollars […]

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