The management of trees and the urban forest is vital to mitigating the effects of climate change and to the health and wellbeing of communities. Trees provide many benefits yet are one of the more difficult assets to manage because of the depth of feeling they evoke.
We create clear and practical public policy for urban tree management and insightful strategy to grow and manage the urban forest in a sustainable way. This work often starts with a comprehensive inventory of trees managed by councils.
We have developed a rapid mobile GIS assessment tool which captures species and condition information in real time and is published to your in-house GIS. To date we have photographed and assessed over 15,000 trees throughout New Zealand.
We also assist councils in procuring maintenance contracts for arboriculture services and project manage annual tree planting programmes including all aspects of community engagement.
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Workshop with client to identify strengths and weaknesses of current approach and consider alternative opportunities
A team of two travelled the district during 2020 and 2021 using a mobile app to GPS the locations of street and park trees, complete
Following a risk and performance review of the District’s parks and community facilities operations, Xyst was requested to step in at short notice to cover
Xyst was commissioned by Maroondah City Council to lead a workshop with relevant staff to assist in reviewing the current approach to outsourcing of arboriculture
25 years on from the gifting of the Taitua Arboretum to the people of Hamilton City and 50 years on from the first tree plantings,