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Donald Rodger Associates
Arboricultural Consultants
39a Main Street
East Lothian
EH31 2AP
Donald Rodger Associates
arboricultural consultants

Heritage Trees

 Heritage trees are trees which are exceptional or notable for a variety of reasons, such as;
  • Veteran trees of great age and antiquity
  • Trees which are closely associated with our culture or history
  • Trees of exceptional size and record dimensions
  • Botanically rare or unusual trees
  • Trees associated with historical figures
  • Named trees
  • Trees which form part of historic landscapes

Donald Rodger has a particular interest in this specialist field and provides the following services;

  • Survey and recording of heritage trees
  • Management recommendations for heritage trees and designed landscapes
  • Individual veteran tree management plans
  • Accurate measurement and recording of 'champion trees'
  • Interpretation and access
  • Illustrated lectures and talks

He is co-author of 'Heritage Trees of Scotland' and 'The Heritage Trees of Britain and Northern Ireland'. (see publications page)

For further information, go to:

The Ancient Tree Forum -
The Tree Council -
The Tree Register -

Fortingall Yew

Fortingall Yew

Roslin Sweet Chestnut
Roslin Sweet Chestnut

Kilravock Beech
Kilravock Beech

Donald Rodger BSc(For)Hons, DMS, FICFor, MSB, CBiol, FArborA, CEnv
Tel. 01620 842656 - Fax. 01620 842656 - Mob. 07710 781888 - E-mail Us
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