Check out this great 26 min video by PBS on Mira Lloyd Dock, a founder of urban natural resources management.
The Southern Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture held its annual meeting and trade show in Myrtle Beach this week. As always, it was an excellent meeting. http://www.isasouthern.org/
By Jason S. Gordon, Associate Extension Professor and Urban Forestry Specialist John Willis, Assistant Professor Introduction Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), or EAB, is an imported Asian pest that has devastated ash trees (Fraxinus spp.) across the North America. However, … Continue reading
Source: Moondyne @ Wikipedia This is a boab tree in Western Australia called Gija Jumulu. According to Wikipedia, jumulu is the indigenous word for boab. The tree is over 700 years old. Boabs can live up to 2000 years old. … Continue reading
ALBANY, N.Y. – A wood chipper and an Upstate New York employer’s failure to provide safety training combined to make a 23-year-old worker’s first day on the job his tragic last, an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational … Continue reading
Emma Marris on TED Talks provides an interesting view on a new definition of nature — one that includes not only pristine wilderness but also the untended patches of plants growing in urban spaces. A 16 minute video that’s worth a … Continue reading
Tree risk and hazard is an important part of urban tree management. Drones, more properly called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), offer opportunities to assess risk more efficiently and effectively. A recent article in the Journal of Forestry describes a study … Continue reading