Category: Arboriculture

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Dec2020

ACD Advent Calendar 2020

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Here is a look back at all the facts we provided each day in December, through the run-up to Christmas in our ACD Advent Calendar. Welcome to the ACD Environmental advent calendar. Follow our page to receive a fact every day until Christmas! Let’s start off with a fact about ... Read More
24th December 2020ACD Environmental

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Oct2020

Green spaces and our health

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Have you ever been grumpy, had a quarrel, or just felt a little stressed? How often have we told ourselves to go outside and get some fresh air?   For many, spending time outside is a regular part of everyday life, taking a break to work on an allotment, walking the dog ... Read More
9th October 2020ACD Environmental

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Sep2020

Happy Plant Health Week!

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The Landscape Institute has announced that this week is Plant Health Week. This is to recognise The Food and Agricultural Organisation’s (FAO) International Year of Plant Health 2020, with both events set to celebrate the benefits of healthy plants. The aim is to help protect and enhance plant life ... Read More
21st September 2020ACD Environmental

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Aug2020
ACD Environmental are pleased to inform you of the relocation of our Godalming office.   During lockdown we took the opportunity to relocate our Surrey office, from Mill Lane to the historic Fry’s Yard in Godalming, whilst adhering to government guidelines.   The Surrey office are delighted to announce the expansion of the ... Read More
3rd August 2020ACD Environmental

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Jul2020
Following on from our last blog post 'Barking mad', we are going to look at visual acuity and the scale of tree bark textures therefore providing optimum viewing distances.   Using visual acuity to provide optimal positioning With a bit of understanding about human vision and acuity, we can provide definitive distances ... Read More
9th July 2020ACD Environmental

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Jul2020

Barking mad!

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  Introduction In our last tree bark themed blog we discussed the value of coloured tree bark in the landscape, however colour is only one aspect of bark to provide interest. In this blog we shall address the often underrated textural qualities of tree bark, and go into detail of how we ... Read More
6th July 2020ACD Environmental

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Jun2020

Elm tree woodland

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Whilst out undertaking fieldwork associated with an Environment Impact Assessment, one of our assessors was lucky enough to discover themselves in a beautiful elm tree woodland in Cambridgeshire. Elm tree woodlands and trees were once commonplace in the English landscape but started to reduce in the early 1900s after woodland ... Read More
23rd June 2020ACD Environmental

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Jun2020

Multifunctional landscapes

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Multifunctional landscapes are becoming increasingly popular and are providing a creative way to adapt green spaces. Whilst visiting a park recently we noticed that on the surface of it it was an attractive place for people to visit, take their daily exercise, meet up with friends and family (whilst observing ... Read More
11th June 2020ACD Environmental

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May2020
ACD has recently been working with Horndean, Old Windsor and Bramshott & Liphook parish councils to ensure that they meet their duty of care to users of their land from a tree perspective. This included conducting health and safety tree surveys for parish councils, parks and cemeteries to ensure ... Read More
1st May 2020ACD Environmental

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Apr2020

ACD Graphics Examples

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ACD has developed a strong graphics department, specialising in a variety of 2D and 3D programmes. Utilising software which is appropriate to the project and ranging from simple line drawings to fully rendered packages. We are able to tailor our graphics to not only suit the project but also client ... Read More
16th April 2020ACD Environmental