Content tagged "arborists and urban foresters"

What is the difference between arboriculture and urban forestry?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Arboriculture is the care of a single tree, while urban forestry deals with forests as systems in a developed setting. Specifically, arboriculture includes...

How can I find a good tree care professional?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Look for an arborist with professional credentials, such as certification from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) or a registered consulting...

Is there anyone who can give me free advice about the trees near my house?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Trees located in public spaces, such as parks and street rights-of-way, are typically the responsibility of the municipality. If this is the case, consult...

Who do I call to get permission to plant a street tree in front of my house?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Jurisdiction and authority over streetside planting spaces vary across the United States. In some localities, the city retains complete control over street...

Will trees near my home increase the chance of a lightning strike?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Lightning is one of nature's most powerful forces and is the 2nd leading cause of weather-related deaths. Since trees are often the tallest objects in the...

Who is responsible for taking care of the tree in front of my house?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

 Rights and responsibilities for trees in front of houses vary across states and municipalities. Residential yards abutting public roadways are often...

What is the difference between a Certified Arborist and a Consulting Arborist?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

The difference between a Certified Arborist and a Consulting Arborist resides with the organization that issues the title.  Certified Arborists are...

Arborist: Selection & Services

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 22, 2016

 A professional arborist is a person with experience and training in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. There are...

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