Authorities will expand the scope of tree inspections if the suggestions are adopted. Photo: Felix Wong
Authorities will expand the scope of tree inspections if the suggestions are adopted. Photo: Felix Wong

Five times more trees up for inspection in Hong Kong if task force measures adopted, but expert says proposals inadequate

  • Recommendations make ‘no progress’ on tree management, says Lam Tak-chak, a former trainer of arborists
  • Around 45,000 trees could be examined in detail this year under proposals compiled after a notable collapse incident in September

Authorities will expand the scope of tree inspections if the suggestions are adopted. Photo: Felix Wong
Authorities will expand the scope of tree inspections if the suggestions are adopted. Photo: Felix Wong
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