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Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs)

Tree Preservation Order (TPO) A TPO is made by a local planning authority (usually a local council) to protect specific trees or a particular area, group of trees or woodland from deliberate damage and destruction. It applies to trees at individual addresses and locations. Different TPOs have different degrees of protection and can prevent the felling, lopping,…
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Protecting Our Wildlife: Newts, Lizards & Slow Worms

Protecting Our Wildlife NEWTS, LIZARDS & SLOW WORMS Newts, lizards and slow worms are all protected by legislation and under UK law and therefore householders and landowners must be prepared for the eventuality that any work to be carried out may be subject to obtaining a mitigation licence from Natural England, if nesting and breeding…
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Tree Surgeons, protecting our Badgers

Protecting Our Wildlife BADGERS Badgers are protected in law under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992.  The act makes it an offence to damage or obstruct a badger sett which shows signs of current use by badgers, or to disturb a badger in residence. You won’t need a licence if you are felling small trees…
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Tree Surgery Ipswich – Protecting Our Birds and Wildlife

Protecting Our Wildlife BIRDS All species of wild bird, their nests and eggs are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981 and wherever possible you should always try to avoid harming birds and their nests by timing work to avoid the breeding season or by using methods which deter the birds rather than…
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