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2011-07-24 23:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven professionals--some forging new ways to save the urban tree canopy, partnering with innovative tree planting programs, and teaching children around the world about the science of tree care--have been selected as the International Society of Arboriculture's (ISA) 2011 class of "True Professionals of Arboriculture." Recognition took place at the 87th annual ISA Conference and Trade Show, July 23-27th in Sydney, Australia honoring:...

2011-06-02 10:15:00

HAYWARD, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company has announced the addition of Kevin Morgenstern as the new Stump Grinding Production Manager. Arborwell has merged with Morgenstern's company West Bay Stump Removal and acquired his San Francisco and Peninsula customer base. Peter Sortwell, Arborwell's President and CEO, is thrilled to have Morgenstern join the Arborwell ranks. "We are excited about our new management...

2011-05-09 08:50:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the arrival of spring gardening and landscaping season, Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to plan carefully and choose trees and planting locations that will not endanger people, power lines or equipment. "Trees and branches that touch electrical lines and equipment are the number-one cause of power outages and can present a serious risk of electrical shock to anyone coming into contact with them," said Rodney Blevins, vice...

2011-04-11 09:08:00

WOBURN, Mass., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many states now have a new tool in their pest management arsenal; today Arborjet (http://www.arborjet.com) announced that TREE-age® insecticide received expanded label approval from the EPA to control several invasive species such as Western Pine Beetle, Mountain Pine Beetle and other associated Engraver Beetles. For a full list of insect species covered and states where TREE-age is registered, please visit:...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

The recent North American Tree Climbing Championships in Savannah, Georgia, brought together 67 of the continent's most skilled arborists. Usually these intrepid climbers trim trees to beautify landscape or clear power lines. On this weekend, their skills were judged for speed, accuracy and style. Safety is a priority, safety eyewear is mandatory, and Defog It antifog was given to every competitor to assure a clear, safe view. A Defog It short film documents the event. Valley View, Ohio...

2011-03-23 07:50:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Powel, Inc., a leading developer of software that helps utilities work smarter, today announced that Paul S. Hurysz, Jr., has joined the company as product manager for its Vegetation Management System (VMS), a component of the Powel WorkStudio® suite of mobile work management tools for planning, prioritizing and documenting vegetation maintenance. Mr. Hurysz comes to Powel from Progress Energy Corporation, where he managed...

2011-03-22 10:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Sortwell President & CEO, of Arborwell Inc. of Hayward, California, was sworn in as a director on the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Board of Directors during an induction ceremony at TCIA's Winter Management Conference in February 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110322/SF69094) Arborwell, a TCIA member since 1997, serves all of California, offering tree pruning, removal, preservation, installation, plant...

2011-03-08 11:07:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Register today to cycle in America's largest fundraiser for tree research, the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund, scheduled to roll through Virginia Oct. 2 to Oct. 8, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/PH61156LOGO ) The STIHL Tour des Trees returns to the East Coast in 2011 for a weeklong, 500-mile cycling tour through many of our nation's historic locales,...

2011-03-07 07:50:00

PHOENIX, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arboreal Tree Experts, a family-owned Mesa, Arizona tree service company, announces a spring discount of 10% on all tree trimming and tree removal services during the month of March. "Regardless of how the economy is doing, people still need to keep their trees trimmed and well-maintained, especially if they live in a community with an HOA," said Nathan Charlton, owner of Arboreal Tree Experts. Co-owner Claire Charlton added, "This winter was...

2011-01-12 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at this year's Landscape Industry Show (LIS) now have a new tool in their pest management arsenal; today Arborjet introduces AzaSol(TM) (www.azasol.com) to the west coast, the first water soluble powdered azadirachtin product developed for superior biologically-based insect control. And for those hoping to try this exciting and effective new pest management tool, AzaSol is now available in an individual packet for one time...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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