Dunster & Associates is a consulting company owned by Julian Dunster.

We provide professional services in Consulting Arboriculture, Timber Testing, and Land Use Planning for private and municipal clients.

Julian is a consulting arborist, forester, and land use planner with over thirty years of hands on experience from assignments all over the world. His academic and professional qualifications are extensive and unique; his work has been recognised with many awards. Julian provides you with a science based but pragmatic understanding of what will or will not work for your trees. The result is a defensible, and cost effective solution that will help you decide how best to manage your trees.  His reports, letters, specifications and photography communicate critical concepts and possible solutions in an easy to understand manner that will meet or exceed your expectations, and agency requirements.

Consulting Arborist Services

We work with trees at private homes, in parks, forest, schools, along residential streets, in urban and rural areas. We specialize in risk assessment, management, development, valuation, and court cases.

Timber Testing Services

Working with sophisticated decay detection equipment, we test all forms of wood and timber structures, searching out decay, and quantifying its extent.

Land Use Planning Services

Are existing trees important in your development plans? We work with the team to decide which trees are worth retaining, and help to design around them to achieve lasting success. Call us. We can help you.