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I have been in the business of trees for over 40 years. I always get asked to put a value on damaged trees. Mainly for insurance purposes. I can give a replacement value-that isn't the problem. You can't replace a 12" caliber tree. The actual value of that tree is worth alot more than what you can replace it for. Back in 1980 the University of MN put out a publication called Shade Tree Evaluation. I haven't seen anything like it since. So my question is: What do other estimators do to come up with a fair value to a damage tree?