Neuheimer Tree Care performs tree inventory services for several reasons. Both residential and commercial property owners benefit from this valuable service, especially when a large amount of property is involved. A tree inventory is a detailed listing of the trees on a property. A certified arborist collects data with a handheld computer incorporating Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning (GPS). A tree inventory may include the following information:
- Number of trees
- Tree Species
- Approximate age
- Location on the property
- Proximity to buildings, infrastructure and other trees
- General health of the trees
- Condition, size and possible maintenance requirements
Some species of tree require more maintenance than others. Large or older trees may need to be monitored for changes in health. Young trees may need to be monitored if they are experiencing rapid growth. The information gathered during a tree inventory allows the property owner to develop an active management plan and reasonable budget for the care and maintenance of the trees on a property. Establishing a sustainable maintenance plan ensures that the property will remain under control and valuable for a long time.
Tree inventories not only provide information on the trees that exist on a property, an inventory can also help a property owner make informed decisions on healthy planting or removal plans. Planning for the future minimizes the risk of overcrowding, damage to structural property, and optimizes the environmental benefits of all plant growth.