Tree Safety

Spring Tree Care Checklist


Spring is here and your trees will slowly break out of the slumber of winter dormancy after enduring the prolonged cold spell. In addition to bringing your backyard to life with a splash of colors, trees provide air filtration and make the environment a happier place. Use [...]

Spring Tree Care Checklist2022-04-26T09:16:58+00:00

The Importance of Trees; KidZone


KidZone Science - © Contributed by Leanne Guenther: Trees are an important part of our world. They provide wood for building and pulp for making paper. They provide habitats (homes) for all sorts of insects, birds and other animals. Many types of fruits and nuts come from [...]

The Importance of Trees; KidZone2020-11-03T09:02:16+00:00

Tree Hazards and Risks


Managing Hazards and Risk Trees provide numerous benefits to those living and working in the urban environment, which increase with tree size and age. However, older and larger trees are also more likely to drop branches or cause root conflicts on the sites they inhabit. In managing these [...]

Tree Hazards and Risks2020-11-03T05:51:40+00:00

Tree Pruning


Pruning Proper pruning technique is important for a healthy tree. Please review our animated Tree Pruning Guide as well as videos on why pruning is necessary, the rules of pruning, and the ABCs of pruning. When to Prune This depends to a large extent on why you prune. Light pruning and the [...]

Tree Pruning2020-11-03T04:27:35+00:00

Firewise USA


RESIDENTS REDUCING WILDFIRE RISKS Firewise USA® is a voluntary program that provides a framework to help neighbors get organized, find direction, and take action to increase the ignition resistance of their homes and community. How does the Firewise USA® program work? Organize it Form a board/committee that’s comprised [...]

Firewise USA2020-11-03T04:26:34+00:00

Make Your Home Fire Safe


Why 100 Feet? Following these simple steps can dramatically increase the chance of your home surviving a wildfire! A Defensible Space of 100 feet around your home is required by law.(1) The goal is to protect your home while providing a safe area for firefighters. Step 1: [...]

Make Your Home Fire Safe2020-11-03T04:25:46+00:00

Fire Safety – Prevention and Preparedness


Creating Defensible Space is the key to protecting your home from potential wildfire threats. Whether or not you have 30-100 feet (ft.) of space from your home structure to the end of your property, everyone can follow the basic principles of Defensible Space and create a safe zone [...]

Fire Safety – Prevention and Preparedness2020-11-03T04:26:21+00:00
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