A Technical Report from The Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories 366
Tree lightning protection systems have an excellent record of protecting trees. Trees with a system installed according to the ANSI A300 Standard and maintained on a regular basis are rarely damaged by lightning. While much is known about lightning and lightning protection for trees, due to the high variability of lightning some results may be different from what is expected. These are some of the common questions and answers about lightning protection for trees.