Naturally Trees

Company Profile

Andrew Scales founded Naturally Trees in 1998 with the purpose of being an essential part of our client’s planning process, providing sound arboricultural advice and practical solutions to assist in the decision making for tree related issues.

Directors Qualifications

Associate Diploma Horticulture 1995-1998
Certificate in Tree Surgery 1998
Associate Diploma Arboriculture (AQF5) 1999-2006   

Professional Experience                                                                  

  • 1998 - Present: Manager of Naturally Trees
  • Author of over 5,000 written reports relating to:
    • Tree hazard and management assessment
    • Pre-development tree assessments
    • Development impact assessments
    • Construction & post construction tree protection certification
    • Tree pest and disease control
    • Tree-related accident analysis
    • ExpertWitnessLand and Environment Court NSW

Continuing professional development

Visual Tree Assessment (Prof. Dr. Claus Mattheck)
Wood Decay in Trees (F.W.M.R.Schwarze)        
Visual Tree Assessment (Prof. Dr. Claus Mattheck)  
Tree A-Z / Report Writing (Jeremy Barrell)          
Up by Roots – Healthy Soils and Trees in the Built Environment (James Urban)
Tree Injection for Insect Control (Statement of Attainment)
Quantified Tree Risk Assessment (QTRA) Registered Licensee #1655
Practitioners Guide to Visual Tree Assessment