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2011-10-26 18:10:00

An early snow storm in Denver and along the Colorado Front Range is causing significant tree damage. Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care offers expert outlook and recommendations. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care is receiving a flood of calls related to significant damage to trees in and around Denver and the Colorado Front Range. Common issues include: Limbs that have fallen on cars, or blocking roadways, driveways and sidewalks; trees have...

2011-08-18 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have the right certificates for the job you do? Leading land based training provider [http://www.newlandstraining.com ] Newlands Training has reminded all arboriculturalists working with chainsaws that they are required to hold certificates of competence before they can work. Newlands Training supplies a range of basic and intermediate chainsaw courses...

2011-07-27 10:30:00

HAYWARD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company, has announced the addition of Blaine Boccignone as a new Account Manager in its San Jose Region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/SF42136) Boccignone, an ISA Certified Arborist, began his career in arboriculture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Natural Resource Management and a concentration in Urban Forestry. He then worked at ArborCare...

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...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.