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Urbanization

More people than ever before are living in cities. In fact, the Earth Institute at Columbia University claims that, for the first time ever, half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. While this presents a number of challenges in terms of infrastructure and support, the question we ask is, what about the city…

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The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition celebrates 10 years

Last week, the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition celebrated 10 years of working to: Increase tangible support for urban forests on a national, regional and local level; Educate diverse audiences about the value and need for healthy trees in cities; and Network and leverage resources and knowledge among a growing community of organizations promoting healthier, more vibrant cities. Members…

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Turning Waste Into Value

The Mulch Center At a time when we are all seeking new ways to recycle and be green, Jim Seckelmann, founder of The Mulch Center in Deerfield, IL, has found a way to do his part. Recognizing inefficiencies in the handling of wood waste from his tree business, Jim decided to turn a waste stream into a…

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Exciting News! We’ve expanded.

St. Croix Tree Service Merges With SavATree SavATree is pleased to welcome St. Croix Tree Service of Roberts, Wisconsin and Hopkins, Minnesota under its canopy. Dedication to service and a high degree of professionalism are hallmarks of both companies and they both hold the highly regarded Tree Care Industry accreditation. The President and CEO of…

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Tree Hugger Corner – The Neem Tree

THE NEEM TREE A member of the mahogany family, The Neem Tree is unusual in that it is one of very few shade-giving trees that thrive in drought prone areas. Also known as Indian Lilac, it is characterized by white, fragrant flowers cascading down its wide branches. In India, the Neem is regarded as a…

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Emerald Ash Borer 2014

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has already destroyed more than 100 million ash trees and experts say it will ultimately threaten every ash tree in North America. As our customers in Chicagoland, Wisconsin and Minneapolis know all too well, the keys to managing EAB include understanding your options and being proactive. Now that EAB is just…