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2012-09-24 23:03:39

Tree removal grant of $1,000 to Abington YMCA by Giroud Tree and Lawn provided the Giroud crew and equipment required to remove hazardous Locust tree that posed a danger to the parking area and neighboring homes. Abington, PA (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 The Abington YMCA parking area and neighboring homes are now safer thanks to a $1,000 grant for hazardous tree removal from Giroud Tree and Lawn. The $1,000 grant from Giroud Tree and Lawn focuses on the Abington YMCA´s most urgent...

2012-08-23 06:21:58

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell Professional Tree Management, California's leading commercial tree care company, has earned the position of #4349 on the 2012 Inc. 5000, Inc.'s annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. As an Inc. 5000 honoree for the sixth year in a row, Arborwell shares a prestigious pedigree with some of the most exciting, successful businesses in the country. "Our continued success is a direct result of...

2012-08-17 23:03:50

The battle between trees and power lines is dividing many communities over preserving trees and maintaining uninterrupted electricity. The lights don´t have to go out in Philadelphia PA. Homeowners and municipalities can have a professional tree service evaluate street trees and take action with tree trimming, tree removal and planting more suitable street trees according to Giroud Tree and Lawn Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 A battle is raging between trees and power...

2012-08-15 10:21:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 cyclists trekked 585 miles during the seven-day journey of the 2012 STIHL Tour des Trees, raising more than $520,000 to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund). The Tour, sponsored by STIHL Inc., has raised more than $5.5 million since its inception in 1992 and continues to increase public awareness for the research necessary to keep our trees and forests thriving, including research quantifying the...

2012-08-13 02:22:41

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) selected five arborists for the 2012 class of "True Professionals of Arboriculture" in the largest global recognition program for professionalism in tree care. Recognition took place at the 88(th) annual ISA Conference and Trade Show, August 11--15th in Portland, Ore., honoring the following: William Logan (Brooklyn, N.Y.) Tim Kastning (Hayden, Idaho) Bruce Kreitler (Abilene, Texas) Donald...

2012-08-13 02:21:28

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) announces nine winners of the 2012 Awards of Distinction. The awards were presented at the 88(th) annual ISA Conference and Trade Show, August 11--15(th) in Portland, Ore., and honored the following: Dr. H. Dennis P. Ryan -- Award of Merit (Amherst, Mass.) Susan Murray -- Alex L. Shigo Award for Excellence in Arboricultural Education (Langley, British Columbia) Dr. Tom Smiley -- Alex L. Shigo...

2012-08-09 02:22:39

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products, is helping to increase workforce safety within the arborist industry by donating $12,500 to the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund's (TREE Fund) Safe Arborist Techniques Fund during the International Society of Arboriculture's 2012 Conference and Trade Show. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, average job growth in the arborist industry is projected to be 18%...

2012-08-07 06:21:10

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The STIHL Tour des Trees, America's largest fundraiser for tree research, kicks off its 20(th) Anniversary Tour this week in Portland, Ore., with more than 100 cyclists from across the U.S. and Canada. In 1992 a group of tree care professionals began the very first Tour, cycling from Seattle, Wash., to Oakland, Calif., and raising more than $89,000 for tree research. Since then, what has now become the STIHL Tour des Trees has cycled more than...

2012-08-03 06:21:14

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company has announced the addition of Patrick Belhumeur to their Oakland-East Bay Region as a Sales/Production Manager. Belhumeur has over five years of experience in the landscape industry, with a previous background in international sales. A Napa native, Belhumeur is a graduate of Sonoma State with a BS in Business Administration. "I am thrilled to have Patrick on...

2012-07-31 06:22:48

CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Fredric Miller today announced that his team's survey of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation in Chicago has reached a tipping point. The survey conducted in late June of this year confirmed the infestation in all 50 wards and found its progress advanced. Thousands of ash trees that are treatable today will be lost if not treated in the next ten weeks. The emerald ash borer is forcing a decline in tree health whereby the majority of the city's ash...