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Many cities are losing large portions or their urban forest very quickly to Emerald Ash Borer. What sort of programs and practices are people doing to help communities recover and replace the ash that have been lost? Also, how are you ensuring the trees going in are helping increase tree diversity in your community?

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To prune Citrus trees?

I see out of the window in my office that my grapefruit and my lime are growing long, skinny, snakelike branches. Should I ask my man to prune them? We're not seeing fruit and I'm fairly certain that citrus are more like bushes.. Also, just exactly how does one prune a leggy, teenaged citrus tree? Advice?

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