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Re: BS5837 - how to categorise a hazardous tree with a known bat roost in it?

Subject: Re: BS5837 - how to categorise a hazardous tree with a known bat roost in it?
From: Wayne Tyson
Date: Oct 29 2020 03:47:51
I would run like a bat out of hell!

I avoid "verdicts" like the plague.

On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 1:42 AM Mark Hinsley <markhinsley@xxxxxxxxxxx.info>
wrote:

If the tree is in real danger of collapse it is also a hazard to the bat!

-----Original Message-----
From: uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info 
<uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
On Behalf Of Bettina Broadway-Mann
Sent: 21 October 2020 15:00
To: UK Tree Care <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
Subject: BS5837 - how to categorise a hazardous tree with a known bat
roost in it?

Dear All,
I have a mature Beech with many Ganoderma fungal brackets around the base
and up the trunk, numerous old pruning wound cavities and other veteran
features, and an identified bat roost in it as well.

It is within a site requiring a BS5837, and yesterday shed a very large
limb across the road.

Question - would you class this as an A3 tree, or as a category U?

Many thanks as always,

regards
Bettina



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