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Bracing for the Storm

The rains of Hurricane Florence have already begun to reach the shores of the Carolinas and residents are seeking shelter and preparing for the arrival of the now category 2 hurricane. With winds that could reach 110 mph, storm surge of up to 13 feet and up to 40 inches of rainfall predicted, this storm has the potential…

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Are your Trees Climate Change-Proof?

You’re probably familiar the effects of climate change—rising temperatures, larger storms, and heavier rain and snowfall chief among them. But what does climate change mean for your property, and what can you do to adapt in the meantime? As conditions become more extreme, it will come as no surprise that your trees are more at…

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Winter Withering-Tree Care

Winter weather extremes can be difficult for plants, wildlife and humans. Landscape plants can incur extensive damage and require appropriate care preceding, during and following an intense winter season. Damage from wildlife, browning and desiccation are the most common issues afflicting plants and trees due to winter weather. Deep snow cover in place for an…

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Benefits of Big Trees

The National Big Tree Program was established in 1940 and has since served as a legacy of the excellence in stewardship by the American Forests organization (http://www.americanforests.org/who-we-are-about-us/). The goal of this program is promote and preserve our nation’s champion tree specimens and educate the public about the role of theses and all trees in sustaining…

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Assessing Urban Assets

With an increasingly growing urban population and urban sprawl, maintaining the natural resources in these communities becomes critically important. The urban population has ballooned from 28% in 1910 to 80% in 2000 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2002) and with it the need for natural resources management to ensure sustainable development, enhance the quality of life and…

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Vegetation Relocation

For over 250 years a bur oak has been growing on what is now the campus of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. The University is currently constructing its new Ross School of Business and the large tree’s seniority has run out, it stands in the way of progress. However, rather than just cutting…