Create a sense of place with mature vegetation, aid in mitigation of heat island effect and preserve natural landscape.
Work with an arborist or registered landscape architect to identify trees that are suitable for transplanting. Develop a transplanting program to relocate trees that would have otherwise been disturbed or removed, to another place on-site or to an off-site location.
Transplant a total of eight caliper inches of tree per acre or a minimum of at least one six-inch tree.
Develop post-transplanting maintenance protocol for two years after transplanting. This maintenance protocol should be part of the ongoing management documents for the property.
- Narrative that includes the name of the arborist or landscape architect developing the transplanting program.
- Transplanting plans.
- Tree maintenance plans
- Controlling document ensuring maintenance protocol for tree plantings are followed.
- Inspection by an ECC Technical Advisor.