Nurturing the Young –

Innovation for Sustainability

Events and Activities

Technical Seminar on Tree Retention, Transplanting or Felling

Date, time & venue 
2010-03-12;6:30 - 7:45pm;HKIE HQ


Programme Highlights


Handling trees become a major challenge to infrastructure projects, the technical seminar will focus on –


(1)                 the education/training and skills required of an arboriculturist;

(2)                 the science of tree roots and how they affect engineering design process;

(3)                 technical aspects of tree assessment surveys, criteria used for decision-making for tree retention, transplanting or removal (felling); and 

(4)                 how trees affect railway projects, and how we managed the process of getting tree removal permit.



Dr. Peter Yau, Arboricultural Consultant, Victorian State Government, Australia.  Dr. Yau is an expert in tree management and has been providing advisory services to government and railway corporations in tree management related to infrastructure projects.  



Registration & Enquiries

The seminar is free of charge and no prior registration is required.  For enquiries, please contact Ir Johnson Lee at Tel: 9053 6250.


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