Climbing a tree to dismantle in small safe sections with the use of ropes or free fell techniques.
To start by removing all crossing, dead or epicormic growth and evenly removing a percentage of branches. This allows more light and wind through the tree.
Reducing the size of the tree to relieve weight for a natural canopy shape, retaining a safe size where otherwise could be dangerous.
By removing the lower branches of a tree you are raising the canopy allowing more headroom for the pedestrians, traffic or to produce a better shape for the tree.
Felling is a technique used to cut a tree down from ground level.
Removing all major dead wood from the canopy of a tree.
Certain trees can be pollarded meaning to remove all branches and just leaving a stem letting epicormic growth form.
To remove unhealthy, damaged, dead or overgrown branches especially to encourage new growth.