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WEED ABATEMENT SEASON IS HERE

WEED ABATEMENT Vacant lots in the city must be maintained or will be subject to fines. As the summer heats up, weeds are drying quickly posing a potential fire hazard in our communities. Property owners must take immediate measures to ensure their vacant parcel is clear of weeds, debris and maintained throughout the year, primarily between the months of April […]

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When Trees Start Dying

Signs You Have a Diseased Tree Do you notice any funky-looking growths on your trees? One of the signs you have a diseased tree, for instance, is the appearance of fungi– which can be colorful growths, looking like a mushroom, conk or shelf-life structure. Fungi typically appear after a tree has been wounded. How does that happen? Well, say you’re […]

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Drought Season

Drought Season

 Informational sites, such as drought.unl.edu, can be helpful to tree care providers. Image courtesy of drought.unl.edu. As humans, we seem to struggle with things that we have no control over. Bullies at your kids’ school, the driver of the car in front of you on the highway and prices at the grocery store are everyday examples. The weather is another. […]

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Tree Storm

Tree Care After the Storm

 Crews must be trained to remove trees in precarious positions as well as those down on power lines. Photo: Bartlett Tree Experts When the call goes out to tree service companies to work on widespread storm damage, anybody with a chain saw and a pickup can respond, but it’s the companies that are prepared and have experience in this field […]

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Electrical Hazard

Tree Care Electrical Hazards

 A typical utility pole with cross tree or bar, transformer, three phases, insulators, and a ground or neutral wire. Note the wires heading down the pole into the conduit, typically a good indicator of underground lines leading to the house, something else to be mindful of. Photo: Michael Tain Tree care crews work in a variety of environments: urban, rural, […]

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