This year AmericanGrove.org launched the First Annual Great American Tree Competition, seeking nominations for outstanding trees that are community landmarks, have environmental or historic significance, or simply have a story that makes them extraordinary. Over 38 amazing trees from 23 states were nominated. At the end of the voting period, after tallying the popular vote and sending the top five nominees to our “all-star” urban forestry panel for the final vote, we are pleased to announce that the Great American Tree for 2015 is…..

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Reducing Tree Damage from Trimming Along ROW's

I have agreed to speak to the Alabama Department of Transportation’s Vegetation Management group in several sessions.  They are interested in more tree-healthy alternatives than the method currently used by contactors for mechanical trimming” and also in the use of “herbicide trimming”.  Any information or contacts on these topics would be appreciated.     I don’t know if this is southeast wide, but was told that Homeland Security Rules have increased fines for outages and blockages creating…

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Managing Change in Our Community Forests: a Toolkit for Action

Managing Change in Our Community Forests: a Toolkit for Action Oregon Community Trees Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT) Portland, OR Invasive pests, changing climate regimes and increased urban density will cause changes in our urban forests in the coming years. What tools and strategies can managers use today to help our community forests adapt? This one-day conference will provide participants with a toolkit full of possibilities, based on the most recent research in our…

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