Air Spade Root Exploration and Report

A root exploration and subsequent report is necessary for a tree that is, or will be, impacted by construction activity. This is often a mandatory requirement by municipalities for Development Permits and Applications.

Tree and Ravine Inc. Root Explorations and Reports include:

Air Spade Root Exploration

Tree and Ravine Inc. employs the Air Spade System when performing root explorations to minimize negative impacts to trees. The Air Spade System is a highly specialized tool using pressurized air to daylight tree roots without damaging the roots, nearby utilities, or communication lines.

Root Exploration Report

A detailed Root Exploration Report enables a more efficient review of development applications by the governing Urban Forestry Authority, in relation to Tree Injury permits. This results in fewer delays in application processing and expedites permit acquisition.

Included:

  • Site visit for pre-dig preparations and to designate excavation area
  • Site visit for root exploration, inspection, assessment, photographing of excavated roots and pruning , all performed by an ISA Certified Arborist
  • Digital copy of the Root Exploration Report as outlined above
  • Digital copy of Tree Injury Permit application(s) if necessary