Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Information related to tree care and the environment.

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation (11 of 12)

Article 11 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. Asked by a property owner to meet with a building contractor about tree … Continue reading

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Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation (10 of 12)

Article 10 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. Earlier, we mentioned some of the differences between forest and urban trees. The … Continue reading

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Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation (9 of 12)

Article 9 of 12 from Trees: Dispelling Myths & Misinformation, prepared by the arborists of the Southwest Division of Bartlett Tree Experts as a community education initiative. Picture it: Your century-old, feature live oak in the back yard, with its … Continue reading

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