What do tree surgeons do on their day off? (via Notes from Africa | photoblog)

If you haven’t seen it already, please go and take a look at this post on my photoblog. It’s got some really cool photos of some very big trees.

What do tree surgeons do on their day off? So what do tree surgeons (or arborists to give them their official job title) do on their day off? Well, if you're these tree surgeons you go climbing trees. Not just any old trees mind, very big ones! They are also not just doing it for fun, but to measure the accurate height of these very tall Karri gum (Eucalyptus diversicolor) trees, which were planted in 1926. This was done for the South African Champion Tree Project, part of which is to det … Read More

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I live on the Southern coast of South Africa, and write about the things that interest, amuse or inspire me. You can find me at https://notesfromafrica.wordpress.com and http://southerncape.wordpress.com (my photoblog)


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4 Comments on “What do tree surgeons do on their day off? (via Notes from Africa | photoblog)”

  1. January 13, 2011 at 5:42 am #

    I am so excited about finding this blog! The photography, details, everything about it is extraordinary. I especially loved this one about the arborists. The shot you have chosen to insert into the first page of the post looking way up those enormous trees and into the blue skies is spectacular. Thank you!

    • January 13, 2011 at 6:25 am #

      Thank you and thanks for visiting my blog! It’s so nice to discover people with similar interests.

  2. Sherry
    January 13, 2011 at 6:07 am #

    I have a thing for trees, so of course I fell in love with this blog post and the photography within all of your entries. Beautiful, stunning work. I was fascinated with every single word and photograph. Thank you!

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