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Information related to tree care and the environment.

Helping Trees and Shrubs Recover from Extreme Weather

Extreme weather events happen in nearly every geography, leaving a lasting impact on the trees and shrubs in a landscape. Once the rain or wind has stopped, the snow has melted or the drought has passed, it takes time for

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice, Tree Safety

Songbirds in Winter

Tufted titmouse on a bittersweet twig.

A welcome sight in snow-laden trees and backyard feeders throughout the winter, how do birds that don’t migrate survive the below-freezing temperatures common in the north?

Posted in Environmental Issues

Reducing Vulnerability to Wildfires

Wildfire

Severe, prolonged drought in the California Bay area has given rise to many problems for homeowners – including wildfires that have overtaken thousands of acres. With drought conditions to aid them, these blazes have been springing up quickly and spreading

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Advice

Oak Processionary Moth

Oak processionary moth (OPM) is a dangerous pest that poses a risk to human and animal health. The Forestry Commission recommends surveying of oaks in the greater London area. Contact with OPM caterpillars can result in rashes, conjunctivitis, and breathing

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases

Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation (12 of 12)

Article 12 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. So, can what’s logical be harmful? We’ve seen repeatedly that it can. Myths

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Environmental Issues, Tree Advice, Tree Preservation, Tree Research, Urban Tree Care

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