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Tips for winter tree care

(BPT) - It's hard to believe that winter is almost here. It seems like yesterday we were just getting our yards and patios ready to host summer barbecues and pool parties, and now we're...

Morbark hosts 12th Demo Days, debuting new 23X Chiparvestor and showing latest grinders and...

Morbark has a world-class dealer network, and the company's Demo Days give their customers, as well as the other attendees, the opportunity to not only watch the equipment in action, but also meet the...

Tree trimmer, 49, dies after getting stuck INSIDE a palm tree where heavy leaves...

Simon Lemus, 49, had been working at a Hacienda Heights home with his teenage daughter when he got stuck under a heap of fronds inside the tree  His family shared that Lemus was...

Germany fire: Firefighters battle huge Berlin forest blaze

Firefighters in Germany are battling to subdue one of the largest forest fires in recent decades, around 50km (30 miles) south of Berlin. The blaze spread overnight on Thursday to an area equivalent to 500...

THE CLEAR-CUT NEXT DOOR

Hundreds of residents are angry about a clear-cut of 27 acres right beside their homes in a south Salem residential neighborhood. The logging illustrates the way a combination of laws affects everyday life in...

Avoid the scammers and find an arborist you can trust

There's a scam that's well known in the arboriculture industry. A person, often in a high-vis vest, will knock on an unsuspecting person's door and offer to prune a dangerous-looking tree in their backyard. They'll do it for a reduced price because they 'happen' to...

More than 100 forestry workers needed

Forestry companies in the Bay of Plenty region could benefit from new apprenticeship programmes designed to upskill their workers ahead of predicted industry growth. Industry training organisation Competenz has launched two forest harvesting apprenticeships –...

an Francisco scientists take an unprecedented look at California’s redwood trees

OAKLAND, Calif. - Coastal redwoods and giant sequoia are iconic symbols of California. The species have endured major ecological changes from logging, development and political threats over the past 200 years. Today, the trees are doing...

Gypsy Moth caterpillars expected to attack local trees again

The memories of last year's Gypsy Moth caterpillar invasion may be returning to homeowners as the weather begins to warm up. Many in Ledyard dealt with the invasive insects and the loss of trees to another year of infestation...

Poland violated EU laws by logging in Białowieża forest, court rules

The EU’s highest court has ruled that Poland’s logging of the ancient Białowieża forest is illegal, potentially opening the door to multi-million euro fines. At least 10,000 trees have been felled in Białowieża, one of Europe’s last...