A blog about good arboricultural practices and the pleasure of looking at trees.

Ana Patriarca is an Urban Arboriculture specialist.

She holds a degree in Landscape Architecture and a Post Grad in Urban Arboriculture at Instituto Superior de Agronomia, and qualified as a LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector in the UK.

For the last 10 years she worked exclusively in the arboriculture industry. In the UK (for local authorities in Essex and Northamptonshire) as a Tree and Landscaping Officer. In Portugal, she worked for the private sector.

She often works in areas relating to tree stock management, such as urban tree surveying and inventory, tree health diagnostics, tree failure risk assessment or capital asset value calculation for trees.

In addition, she managed and trained teams of specialized service providers, ensuring the best practice in urban tree maintenance and pruning.

She is a member of the Portuguese Association of Landscape Architects in Portugal, Associate Member of the Landscape Institute, and Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association, both in the UK.