Monthly Archives: May 2011

Biochar’s Effectiveness in Protecting Urban Trees

Scientists from Bartlett Tree Experts and The Morton Arboretum are researching the effects of biochar on the health of urban trees. The project has received assistance from the Chicago Bureau of Forestry and Department of Environment, and funding support from

Posted in Environmental Issues, Tree Preservation, Tree Research, Urban Tree Care Tagged with: biochar, Chicago, environment, Going Green, research, trees, urban forest

Preventing Tree Damage from Severe Weather and High Winds

Arborist Guy Fortner of Bartlett’s Cincinnati tree service office speaks with Cory Stark of Fox19 News in the College Hill area of Dayton, Ohio about increased risk to trees caused by the high winds and heavy rains from the recent

Posted in Tree Advice, Tree Preservation Tagged with: heavy rain, high winds, saturated soil, tree cabling

Board-Certified Master Arborists in Syracuse

Michael Gorham and I, both of Baldwinsville, and Jason Pieklik, of Syracuse, have recently become Board-Certified Master Arborists after passing an extensive examination administered by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). The purpose of this ISA Certification is to improve

Posted in Certifications and Training Tagged with: Board-Certified Master Arborists, ISA, NY, Syracuse

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse Introduction to Arboriculture Class

On April 12, 2011, I along with my crew Rich Croft and Craig Bennett conducted an outdoor demonstration to Dr. Charles Maynard’s Introduction to Aboriculture class.  This has become a yearly event where the students get to see what they

Posted in Certifications and Training

The Benefits of Going Green

I was amazed yesterday when I stopped at a client’s house. We had finished planting evergreen trees and large deciduous trees the day before. There were birds everywhere. Their property went from a dull, quiet one to one filled with

Posted in Environmental Issues Tagged with: Birds, Going Green, Landscape, Landscaping, tree

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