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Acorn Group Supports Animal and Plant Health Agency to understand Sweet Chestnut Blight

Contract Summary

Contract Name: Animal and Plant Health Agency Main Contractor: Animal and Plant Health Agency Duration: 8 Days Contract Value: £20,000

On this project we supported the Animal and Plant Health Agency to investigate and remove samples from a Sweet Chestnut Tree that was the first confirmed case of Sweet Chestnut Blight in the UK.

AEMG Consultancy department recently completed the removal of Sweet Chestnut trees in the Devon area that were infected with Sweet Chestnut Blight. More >

Acorn Group Seeks new Arboricultural Surveyor

Acorn Environmental Management Group currently has a vacancy for:

Arboricultural Surveyor

AEMG are looking to further expand their Consultancy Department by employing an Arboricultural Surveyor. As one of our surveyors you will deliver condition surveys for a wide variety of clients ranging from Housing associations, Highway contracts and Government agencies.

Salary dependant on experience and qualifications.  Company vehicle and mobile phone provided (pension scheme offered to all More >

AEMG seeks new Arboricultural Consultant

Acorn Environmental Management Group currently has a vacancy for:

Arboricultural Consultant

AEMG are looking to further expand their Consultancy Department by employing an Arboricultural Consultant. AEMG’s consultancy department is growing rapidly, developing a reputation for delivering high quality services in a wide variety of areas.

As one of our Consultants you will deliver a wide variety of services including condition surveys and associated reports. Decay detection reports using our More >

Pershore College – Careers Day

AEMG exhibited at Pershore College yesterday with a great turnout. Thank you to all the students who visited the stand and the other exhibitors who made it a great day.

Acorn Group Supports Pershore College Recruitment Fair

Acorn Environmental Management Group the national provider of Tree Maintenance, Arboricultural Consultancy, Landscaping and Rope Access Services has supported the recruitment fair held by Pershore College in Worcestershire. The recruitment fair was designed to provide potential students with an insight into the courses available which were supported by local organisations who could provide more detailed information about their relevant industries and the requirements.

A great day – thank you More >

AEMG complete BS5837 for the University of Birmingham

AEMG have recently completed a Pre-development site survey and Arboricultural Report in compliance with BS5837 for the University of Birmingham. The University of Birmingham is constantly expanding and improving facilities on campus but also knows the importance of its campus trees. Trees on development sites need correct protection in compliance with BS;5837 to ensure they stay healthy. Soil compaction is the main issue on development sites which has a detrimental effect on the health of the More >

AEMG completing Tree Surveys for Buckinghamshire Highways

AEMG have nearly completed the second phase of surveys for Ringway Jacobs through Buckinghamshire. In the last 18 months we have surveyed two thirds of the roads in Buckinghamshire updating their tree inventory and highlighting hazardous trees

AEMG complete trial trench using Air Spade

AEMG have recently completed a trial trench to investigate the extent of the roots within the root protection area (RPA) of a Mature Beech tree. We used an Air spade and soil vacuum to ensure any roots encountered were not damaged. This method was used to investigate if the Beech tree could be retained next to the new development. Any roots found were wrapped in damp hessian so they didn’t dry out.

Acorn Groups Ecologist undertakes extensive field study trip in Malawi

Acorn Groups Ecologist, Jade O’Rourke, is undertaking an extensive field study trip in Malawi to assist in a local habitat survey. Jade will be based at Mvuu Camp, a Central African Wilderness Safaris Lodge on the banks of the Shire River in Liwonde National Park.


Jade is working on the following:


  1. Bat and insect trapping (mist netting, harp trapping, insect light trapping)
  2. Bat acoustic surveys (using bat detectors)
  3. Small mammal surveys (using Sherman traps)
  4. Vegetation surveys and habitat More >

Acorn Group enhances lone worker safety

AEMG has recently made further improvements to its Lone working policy and procedure. We are continuing to utilise SPOT GPS devices that use satellites to pin point the Lone workers location. They can be used in areas with no phone signal.