Content tagged "damage"

How do trees "heal" after they have been wounded?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Trees and woody plants don't heal. A healed wound has had the tissue repaired or replaced, which would be evidenced by a scab or scar on skin. Trees are not...

Reduce Potential for Future Flood Damage

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

Before or after a flood there are many ways for an individual to reduce their potential for experiencing future flood damage (often called mitigation). These...

How do I get turkeys to stop roosting in the trees?

Gardens & Landscapes Wildlife Damage Management Updated: September 24, 2013

Unfortunately, there are not a lot of options for control of wild turkeys.Wild Turkey Control

Assessing Forestland Conditions After a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: June 28, 2012

Article written by: Yvonne Barkely, University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID  The condition of your forestland after a wildfire should be assessed as soon...

What should I do upon entering a flooded building?

Before you try to enter or fix things in a flooded house, first take a look at Precautions on First Entry for some important safeguards. Be safe. Be aware...

Effect of Wind on Apple Trees

Apples Updated: September 16, 2011

Strong wind, especially wind associated with tropical storms that saturate the soil, can cause fruit trees to lean and sometimes be totally uprooted. Due to...

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