About

Morfe Valley is a professional tree surgery company that specialises in high quality tree maintenance, surveys and reports throughout the Midlands and surrounding areas.

Owner Craig Watkins has over 20 Years experience in the industry as a Climber Arborist,  Local Authority Tree Inspectorate, Arboricultural Officer Planning, Senior Consultant and Contract Manager. His qualifications include RFS Certificate and Arboricultural Associations Technicians Certificate in Arboriculture. 

Craig has undertaken and holds the level 3 Professional Tree Inspectors Certificate he is an Expert Member of Consulting Arborist Society a Technician Member of the Arboricultural Association and licensed user of Quantified Tree Risk Assessment QTRA.  Through experience and training he is fully competent to assess and advise on all tree related matters. 


Qualifications:

Lantra Accredited Mortgage (Home Buyer) Tree Report                                      

Technicians Certificate in Arboriculture (Merit)                                                  

RFS Certificate in Arboriculture (Merit)                                                           


Lantra Accredited – Professional Tree Inspector                                               

BTEC 1st Diploma Horticulture                                                                               

Experience:

Tree Services Manager Glendale                                                 

Senior Arboricultural Consultant Wardell Armstrong

Arboricultural Officer South Staffs and Stafford Borough Council (Planning/TPO/CA)      

Local Authority Tree Officer/Inspectorate Dudley and Shropshire Council (Risk Management / Asset Management)  

Chargehand Arborist  Dudley Council                                                          

Arborist  (Tree Surgeon) Dudley Council and contractors.

Horticulturalist                                                                                                  

Trainee Horticulturalist                                                                                     

Continuing Professional Development:

Getting to Grips with Subsidence

Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

Engaging Arboricultural Contractors                                                               

Quantified Tree Risk Assessment System                                                         

Bats and Arboriculture – A Guide for Practitioners                                            

Memberships:

In order to stay up to date with current issues, Craig is a member of the following organisations:

1.            The Arboricultural Association – Technician Member.

2.            The Consulting Arborists Society – Member.

Call Craig for advice and further information.