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 ...
21st September 2020ACD Environmental
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 ...
3rd August 2020ACD Environmental
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 ...
9th July 2020ACD Environmental
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 ...
6th July 2020ACD Environmental
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 ...
23rd June 2020ACD Environmental
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 ...
11th June 2020ACD Environmental
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 ...
1st May 2020ACD Environmental
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 ...
16th April 2020ACD Environmental
We have spent the past few weeks following developments on the COVID-19 pandemic. During this period of uncertainty, we’re here to support our clients and to ensure that we can continue to offer arboricultural, archaeological, ecological and landscape architectural consultancy and design services as normal. We are committed to providing our ...
17th March 2020ACD Environmental
Following our series of blogs regarding the variety of factors that need to be considered when specifying trees within residential schemes. We have put together an information sheet with all chapters included. Please see below to read the information in full. Specifying Trees in Residential Schemes 2020
4th March 2020ACD Environmental