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Arboriculturists and urban foresters frequently need to put a monetary value on amenity trees. There is interest in the UK in exploring various alternatives to currently familiar valuation methods. This paper describes the basic concepts of amenity, value, valuation and amenity value to provide a conceptual framework for valuation and a well docume...
Various individual tree appraisal methods emerged during the first half of the 20th century. Development of North American industry consensus methods was undertaken in 1947. These methods have been refined and elaborated, and additional guidance has been provided in subsequent revisions. Appraisers and appraisal users, however, are not always aware...
Arborists and urban foresters are increasingly con- cerned with tree risk management. The aerodynamic drag equation is a potentially useful management tool. Some sources question the form of equation—specifically, the velocity expo- nent—that should be applied to trees. For the tree risk manager, concerned with public safety and legal liability, th...
Generally accepted tree appraisal methods set forth in the Guide for Plant Appraisal employ Species, Condi-tion, and Location factors to adjust estimates of re-placement cost (CTLA 2000). In some cases—for example, historic or income-producing trees—the in-dication of value provided by replacement cost may be lower than other facts suggest. It is s...