TITLE

Valuing system aims to stop the chainsaw massacre of city trees

AUTHOR(S)
Appleby, Matthew
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Horticulture Week;4/24/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the Capital Asset Value for Amenity Trees (CAVAT), a valuing system that aims to save street trees in London, England. The author stated that the system will save most trees from being cut down because loss adjusters employed by insurers will have to carry out extra investigations on higher-value trees to eliminate other reasons why houses could subside. He added that the CAVAT system value trees with their size, health and amenity value.
ACCESSION #
31900943

 

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