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Damage & Prevention

While trees are a wonderful asset for any landscape, they come with their own set of risks. Bad weather, construction, or structural defects can turn trees in dangerous liabilities, and inadequate preparation and neglect can make the situation worse. These articles provide tips for protecting your trees from damage, and show how to safely mitigate accidents when they do occur.

Did a Winter Storm Damage Your Tree?

January 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Winter storms cause tremendous stress and severe damage to trees in the urban forest. Snapped or downed trees should be removed, but what about a tree that only suffers minor (Read more...)

Storm Damage

March 16, 2015 // 4 Comments

Storms can leave even the most pristine landscape in disarray; uprooted trees, broken branches, and stray debris are common post-storm eyesores. To prevent this, evaluate (Read more...)

Tree Risk Assessment

January 16, 2015 // 4 Comments

Trees can make a lovely addition to your landscape, but they often come with their own set of risks. To ensure that your property is safe, regularly inspect your trees and (Read more...)

Lightning Protection

November 16, 2014 // 2 Comments

Lightning is the greatest natural destroyer of property, including thousands of trees that are struck every year. Lightning strikes can damage the trees, as well as pose (Read more...)

Tree Damage During Construction

August 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

Construction happens everywhere, all the time. And often, that construction involves the removal of trees or shrubs. But many construction sites contain trees that are worthy (Read more...)

Tree Support Systems

June 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Tree support systems provide supplemental support to leaders, individual branches, and/or entire trees. Cables, braces and guys provide supplemental support by limiting their (Read more...)
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