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Category Archives: Tree Info

Customer Endorsement- Saved My Hemlock

Six months ago I noticed that the evergreen in my backyard was covered in small white powdery spots that I later identified as Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). I procrastinated with treatment until the pest progressed to where the tree’s appearance started to decline and I had little hope for its survival. I had to do […]
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The Great Tree Canopy Comeback in Indiana

In 2001, the community landscape report provided by the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana discussed the need to replace the tree canopy in several parks and public spaces. That year, the Friends of the Parks held the inaugural Great Tree Canopy Comeback event. The event literally brings new life to the tree canopies of Fort […]
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Arborjet Celebrates TREE Fund’s 2014 Fundraising Success

  Arborjet is pleased to share that TREE Fund the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund recently announced setting new fundraising records for the organization. Three summer events, the STIHL Tour des Trees, the Raise Your Hand for Research auction and the Asplundh Golf Outing raised revenues over $765,000 this year. TREE Fund is a […]
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Drought and Excessive Heat Threaten Your Trees & Increase Damage Risk from Serious Pests

Much of the West is experiencing severe to exceptional drought exacerbated by extreme heat. These conditions cause enormous stress on even drought-tolerant trees. Drought-weakened trees risk increased attack by insects and diseases. If you’ve scheduled an Arborjet Injection treatment to protect your customers’ trees, your help is essential as we optimize treatment timing and protocol […]
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Tree Testimony with Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation

Chris and Dave Ahlum represent two out of twelve board certified Master Arborists that offer expert witness testimony and consulting for litigation purposes in the state of Ohio. They hold the highest credentials in the industry: BCMA (Board Certified Master Arborist) and ASCA (American Society of Consulting Arborists). Additionally, as a matter of interest, Chris is the youngest arborist to receive both of these credentials and is on board of the Society of Commercial Arboriculture and the ISA Certification Board. Arborjet asked Chris to share about this interesting facet of their business, Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation.
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Oak Wilt Invades San Antonio, TX

  Oak Wilt is a fungal disease that attacks the vascular tissue of the tree, which can be fatal if left untreated. It has been in the United States for decades and has slowly made its way into the urban centers of San Antonio. There is no total prevention or cure for this disease, as […]
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Arborjet Rides the Tour Des Trees: Day 4, Stevens Point to Green Bay

Today’s Itinerary: 96 miles 8:15 a.m. Tree dedication at Emeritus at Oakridge Senior Living Center 9:45 a.m. Rest stop at The Millstone of Iola Mills and tree dedication at the Iola Old Car Show Grounds 11:00 a.m. Professor Pricklethorn education event and tree dedication 11:30 a.m. Lunch at Hatten Park 2:00 p.m. Rest stop and […]
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Arborjet Rides the Tour Des Trees: Day 2, Madison to Wisconsin Dells

 Today’s Itinerary: 106 miles 8:00 a.m. Tree dedication at the Wisconsin State Capital 10:15 a.m. Rest stop and tree dedication at the Blue Mound State Park 11:00 a.m. Tree dedication and educational event at the Sauk City Library with Professor Pricklethorn 12:15 p.m. Lunch at the Wollersheim Winery 1:30 p.m. Rest stop at Devil’s Lake […]
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Arborjet Rides the Tour Des Trees: Day 1, Milwaukee to Madison

Today’s Itinerary: 94 miles 8:00 a.m. Tour launch ceremonies at Henry W. Maier Festival Park 10:15 a.m. Rest stop/ tree dedication at the E.B. Shurts Environmental Center in Waukesha 11:30 a.m. Rest stop at the Concord Community Center. 12:30 p.m. Professor Elwood Pricklethorn hosts an educational event and tree dedication at Commons Park in Lake […]
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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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