Month: July 2017
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How Do Trees Interact With Their Environments
How do trees interacting with their environment affect communities? Do you ever wonder why neighborhoods with plenty of mature trees seem, well, nicer? According to research done on how trees impact their environments, the answer is: because they are. That seems simple, but the presence of trees have so many benefits to people and the… more
What is an Arborist?
Strong, healthy, beautiful trees are a clear indication of a well-maintained, thriving, happy, and desirable community or home, but maintaining them can be difficult at times. Oftentimes, businesses don't take the amount of time, attention, and care it takes to keep their trees well-maintained and healthy. It isn’t until they find themselves dealing with hefty… more
3 Reasons to Leave Tree Work to the Professionals
Tree work may look simple. It’s not. While it may seem straightforward to trim or cut down a tree with some sharp implement, in reality, particularly with bigger jobs, it has all the potential for disaster. If something goes wrong, the negative potential outcomes include broken bones or other injuries, medical bills, damaged property, and an… more
How Can We Eradicate The Hemlock Bug?
Like many other pests and parasites that have devastated plant populations in North America and worldwide, the hemlock woolly adelgid did not originate in Michigan, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not our problem. If left unaddressed, it’s very possible that the hemlock bug could devastate the hemlock tree population here as it has on… more
What Are The Current Threats To Urban Trees?
Many people take trees for granted, but they add so much value and beauty to their surroundings, whether rural or urban. A neighborhood with established trees is much more welcoming and feels far more settled than a new subdivision on cleared land. People who plant trees in their communities report feeling more invested in them and… more