In the Event of a Tree Emergency, What to do?

Branches broken, still hanging in the crown Call an arborist to have the “hangers” removed, and make clean cuts at a lateral branch or bud. Tree hit by vehicle If possible, get the license plate number, name, and insurance information of the driver. Document the tree’s injuries with photographs. Contact an arborist to evaluate the …

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Avoiding Tree Damage During Construction

Homes are often constructed near existing trees to take advantage of their aesthetic and environmental value. Unfortunately, the processes involved with construction can be deadly to nearby trees. Proper planning and care are needed to preserve trees on building sites. An arborist can help you decide which trees can be saved. The arborist can also …

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Safe Response to Tree-Related Storm Damage

Severe weather can have a lasting impact on your home and the trees in the surrounding landscape. Tearing winds and penetrating rains work together, softening soils and overturning trees. Lightning strikes generate heath that vaporizes water within the tree, causing wood to split and bark to explode. During a storm, the failure of part or …

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