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2013-01-28 23:01:38

Tree inspection after a severe storm is key to keeping trees healthy and yards safe. Here are a few things to consider with caring for trees. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Tree Care After a Severe Storm may call for a Tree Service Expert. It is a common fact that severe storms can cause damage to trees. Immediate indicators are a fallen limb and tree debris laying on the ground. This may be easy enough to pick up and dispose of, but there is more to look for than just the...

2013-01-18 12:20:50

HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company has announced the addition of Kelli Green as a new Account Manager in the Sacramento region. Green has her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Social Work and a Master of Agribusiness from the University of Florida. Upon graduation in 2002, she moved to California to be closer to family and to begin her career in arboriculture. An ISA Certified Arborist,...

2012-12-21 12:24:25

LONDON, December 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trucost research finds that artificial Christmas trees are six to ten times more environmentally costly than real Christmas trees. The time has come to buy your Christmas tree, but for the conscientious shopper which is better; artificial or natural? As it turns out the answer is not straightforward; depending largely on how long you own your artificial tree. Using Trucost analysis, the environmental costs of natural and...

Evolutionary Tree Of Life Goes Digital
2012-10-17 13:25:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Evolutionary biologists have long envisioned creating a diagram, or tree of life, that would detail how different species have evolved from a common ancestry, but the task has been a daunting one for taxonomists who would need multiple reams of paper or computer screens to clearly show the evolutionary descent of each species. A research associate at the Imperial College London, however, has risen to the challenge and created OneZoom,...

2012-10-16 07:21:44

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live demonstrations of the Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System that delivers chemicals directly inside the tree without drilling will be on display at the ArborSystems, Inc. of Omaha, Neb. exhibit during the GIE+EXPO October 24 - 26 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. (Exhibit #6013) and TCI Expo November 8 - 10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. (Exhibit #728). "Hands-on demonstrations for arborists and tree...

2012-10-03 23:04:00

According to the Star-Telegram, Forest Service Survey indicates significant tree loss. Dover, NJ (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Ask any farmer how they feel when they hear the word “drought” and the reactions are bound to be negative. The dry weather impacts their crops, which impacts their livelihood. But according to the Star-Telegram, a Texas A&M Forest Service survey of “about 600 hundred forested plots” across the rural area of Texas indicates that a staggering...

"Semi-dwarf" Trees May Offer A Green Revolution For Some Forest Crops
2012-09-28 11:10:31

The same “green revolution” concepts that have revolutionized crop agriculture and helped to feed billions of people around the world may now offer similar potential in forestry, scientists say, with benefits for wood, biomass production, drought stress and even greenhouse gas mitigation. Researchers at Oregon State University recently outlined the latest findings on reduced height growth in trees through genetic modification, and concluded that several advantageous growth...

2012-09-25 10:21:33

HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell Professional Tree Management, California's leading commercial tree care company, is in the process of completing the GIS inventory of the City of Berkeley's public trees in collaboration with Berkeley's IT/GIS Department, the Department of Forestry, and CAL Fire. The City of Berkeley proposed this project with the purpose of quantifying the benefits of public trees throughout the city. Arborwell is providing them with an inventory...

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...