Tree management and advice In this section Tree works and inspections Find out more about how we inspect, manage and maintain our trees and what to do if you have a problem. Trees on private and council property Further information for residents about trees council and private property, including what you can and can't do. Tree removal and replacement schemes How to provide your feedback on tree removal or replacement. Importance of trees Trees play an especially important role in enhancing our quality of life in the urban environment. Tree preservation orders Trees subject to Tree Preservation Orders and trees of stature within conservation areas are protected. Adopt a tree Find out how to adopt a tree in Trafford. High hedges Find out more information about high hedges and making a complaint. List of arboricultural contractors If you are looking for someone to carry out private work, you can contact one of the contractors on the select list of arboricultural contractors. Report an issue with a tree To report an issue with a tree that is on Council owned property or land, call Access Trafford on 0161 912 2000, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.