A girdling root is a root that circles around at least one side of the main trunk. You’ll usually see them at or slightly below the soil surface. These roots
Lightning strikes millions of trees each year. Though not many trees die immediately, strikes often cause serious structural weakness. This damage increases the risk of branches falling and predisposes the
Nothing can completely guarantee safety from fires. However, some simple strategies in the landscape can help protect homes and leave them more defensible against encroaching fires. Thinking ‘lean, clean, and
Storms can wreak havoc in a community and while utility companies work to clear trees from power lines, there is another group actively assisting in storm cleanup of trees that
One of the most under-diagnosed causes of tree failure are root rot pathogens. Here in southern California we have a few rots that plague our trees and I want to
The Bartlett Tree Research Lab staff recently welcomed the newest crop of Arborist Representatives for technical training that included four information- and demonstration-packed days and nights.
In my five years working as a field arborist at Bartlett Tree Experts, I have experienced notable and positive changes in arboriculture safety in the Company and in the industry.
We live in an age where computers increasingly play an ever-larger role in all facets of how we manage large amounts of information. Companies like Amazon and Apple use data