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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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What has been your favorite summer tree moment?

Being married to a tree enthusiast can be trying for the less tree-centric.I often find myself enthusiastically pointing out trees and their related phenomena to my family only to be received with a groan. That said, I cannot help myself, trees are what I am most passionate about. Of course, on vacation, I am constantly stimulated by the trees as I am not typically as familiar with trees in a new area so everything seems so interesting. This summer I was in the Southwest and had many tree…

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