urban

forestry 

We are a team of certified and experienced forest professionals who provide high-quality solution-focused urban forest services, including:​

  • Full phase arborist reports and tree replacement plans,

  • DPA Assessments: Wildfire hazard and Riparian Area Regulation (RAR)

  • Danger Tree Assessments (DTA and TRAQ) and windthrow hazard assessments;

  • Tree inventories, timber cruises and general arboricultural field assessments for private landowners and developers;

  • Restoration planning and prescription development including planting prescriptions;

  • Forest health surveying and management strategies;

  • Invasive species surveying and pest management/eradication strategies;

  • Municipal Planning: Urban forest strategic planning and policy reviews;

  • GIS and spatial analyses, including urban forest canopy cover analysis; and

  • Drone mapping, including 3D modeling of terrain and trees.

Arborist Reports and DPA Assessments: (City of Surrey, City of Coquitlam, District of North Vancouver, City of White Rock)

  • Frontera’s team has worked with private landowners and developers to provide professional, timely and solution-based arborist reports and DPA assessments. Frontera works with these clients and their local governments to streamline the process and provide timely, on-budget and high-quality products.

Danger Tree Assessments: (City of Coquitlam, BC Hydro, District of North Vancouver)

  • Frontera has a team of trained and certified staff to provide Danger Tree Assessments within in the wildland-urban interface

Tree Inventories/Restoration Plans: (City of Burnaby, City of Surrey, City of Winnipeg)

  • Urban tree measurement and data collection services

Municipal Planning: (District of Squamish, City of Nanaimo, Region of Peel (Ontario), City of Prince George)

  • Tree canopy cover analysis by land cover classification in the Peel Region, ON using advanced remote sensing methods and applying vector datasets

Urban Forest Health Surveying: (City of Winnipeg, Government of Manitoba)

  • Forest health surveys of public and private trees with a focus on identification and management of invasive pests and diseases including but not limited to Dutch elm disease, emerald ash borer, black knot fungus, etc.

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