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Burley Boys Christmas Tree Chip-Up

Burley Boys Christmas Tree Chip-Up

  • December 1, 2016

Burley Boys Tree Service has had a busy 2016 and we want to give back. This year we are honoured to offer a Christmas Tree Chip Up with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the BC Children's Hospital. We have a number of employees with young families and could think of no better place to donate our services to. We will be offering a drop-off chipping service at our shop location, as well as, pick-up service (by advance request) to residents on the North Shore. Suggested donations are $5 for drop-off and $25 for pick-up. Thank you for your support to a cause dear to our hearts! WHEN DROP OFF – 10am-2pm, Saturday, January 7th, 2017 PICK UP – Friday, January 6th, 2016 WHERE BURLEY BOYS TREE SERVICE 1524 PEMBERTON AVE NORTH VANCOUVER, BC V7P 2S2 REQUEST PICK UP http://burleyboys.com/contact

Stanley Park’s Hollow Tree

Stanley Park’s Hollow Tree

  • January 1, 2009

Pictured are: sitting: Lars Shearer PN ISA Certified Arborist #284, PN ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessor #50 to his left with crossed arms: Adam Cottrell to his right with the chainsaw: is climber Russell Plumb, a certified arborist from England working on Burley Boys foreign exchange program standing above: Dr. Julian Dunster R.P.F., M.M.I.P., ISA Certified Arborist, ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist #378, PN ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessor #1 The Hollow Tree, which is an ancient Western Red Cedar, is a remarkable example of a British Columbia Provincial tree. It is located in Stanley Park, Vancouver B.C. The tree (known world wide the “Hollow Tree”) is over 700 years old. The tree is approximately 40 feet in diameter (12 meters) and at one time stood over 240 feet (72 meters) tall. With over 8 million visitors to Stanly Park each year the Hollow Tree is considered one of Vancouver’s oldest landmarks and has long been a regular stop for tourists. Since the Parks opening in 1888 the Hollow Tree has been host to generation upon generation of tourists and locals alike. Known as one of the most photographed attractions in Vancouver, people were often photographed in their automobiles or horse drawn carriages while backed inside the hollow of the tree. In 1910 the Hollow Tree was saved from road widening by a man who made his living taking pictures, for a fee, at the…