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New York City’s “Great Trees” Preserve the Past and Protect the Future

The “Great Tree” Clone Program Six years ago in New York City, cuttings were taken from nine different species of trees of historical and environmental significance. The “Great Tree” Clone Program, sponsored by the TREE Fund, Bartlett Tree Experts and the New York Restoration Project, has cloned New York City’s aging historic trees and has […]
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Audubon Miami Valley, Ohio: The Origins of the Ash Tree Project

Mark Gilmore and his wife Gylaine are Oxford, Ohio natives who graduated from local Miami University and moved away for 20 years pursuing careers. More recently, they moved back home for a simpler lifestyle and purchased a semi-rural property on 5 acres of tree-covered land. The Gilmores were aware of the devastating Emerald Ash Borer […]
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Provider Spotlight: Tri City Tree Doctor: Sanford, MI

Tri City Tree Doctor got in on the ground floor with trunk injections in 2003 injecting IMA-jet for EAB. We did some of the pilot testing with TREE-äge in 2007, and we have been using it exclusively for EAB since it became commercially available in 2008.  We treat a couple thousand ash every year and […]
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Maine on Alert: Communities prepare to take a stand against EAB

Last month in Maine, the Town of Yarmouth’s Tree Warden and Tree Committee held a preliminary meeting to talk about Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and the different control methods that are available. The devastating Emerald Ash Borer was found in Concord, NH in late 2013. In response to the looming threat, the town meeting was […]
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The Years of Living Dangerously, Episode 2: End of the Woods

Have you been watching the Showtime global warming disaster series, The Years of Living Dangerously? In the second episode, former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joins an elite team of wild-land firefighters known as “Hot Shots” as they battle a new breed of forest fires made more deadly by climate change. They discover another killer wiping out […]
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Provider Spotlight: The Bob Ray Company, Louisville KY

This week we spoke with Laura Lyon, a knowledgeable and experienced Arborist at the Bob Ray Company in Louisville, Kentucky. I asked her to talk about EAB situation in her area this Spring as well as other concerns for the trees of Kentucky. “I have been aware of EAB for years now and more so […]
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The Arboretum City

Have you ever been to Bexley, OH? It's a suburb of Columbus and home to just over 13,000 residents. In fact, there are more trees than residents in Bexley (over 14,000), and those trees are comprised of over 130 different species.
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Post update: the link between EAB and human health

At the end of January, we published a post that raised the question as to whether tree health (or lack thereof, thanks to Emerald Ash Borer) and human health are related. Recently, a number of articles have come out that discuss this phenomenon in more detail.
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Poplar Tree Insect Pests & Diseases

There are upwards of 30 species in the family of Poplar trees. These trees are deciduous and often bear flowers.
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About Winter Moth in Trees

The winter moth is a non-native, invasive insect which has been found in Washington, Oregon and Massachusetts. The winter moth caterpillar is bright green, about 15mm in length an resembles an inchworm.
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