Wendy Batenburg is an arboricultural consultant and involved in research & development at Terra Nostra. She worked as a senior research scientist at an academic institution for years and published many scientific papers in international journals. In 2015 she started working in arboriculture at Terra Nostra. Terra Nostra is an innovative arboricultural consultancy in the Netherlands involved in scientific research. Together with different methods for tree assessment, Terra Nostra uses advanced techniques such as the ground penetrating radar, light weight deflectometer and the tree pulling test to asses urban trees and their tree planting sites.