Thursday, April 27, 2017

Blount County woman loses thousands to tree trimmer – WATE 6 On Your Side


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Blount County woman loses thousands to tree trimmer
WATE 6 On Your Side
Limbs from other trees were removed as well, but Isenberg said in October a key employee with Elite Tree Service, David Marlow, returned. She said Marlow told her a big oak tree in her yard was diseased and needed to come down. So, she broke out her …

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Veteran from Maine tied service dog to tree, shot it 5 times: N.C. authorities – WCSH-TV


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Veteran from Maine tied service dog to tree, shot it 5 times: N.C. authorities
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (NEWS CENTER) — A veteran from Maine who now lives in North Carolina has been charged with tying her service dog to a tree and shooting it five times while an active duty serviceman filmed it. That soldier, her boyfriend, is also …
Army Veteran Tied Service Dog to Tree, Shot It 5 Times on Camera: CopsInside Edition
dog killed after veteran allegedly ties it to treeAOL
Army veteran fatally shot N.C. service dog tied to treeNew York Daily News
Military.com –Press Herald –New York Post –Fayetteville Observer
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ottawa weighs options with feral cats – Lima Ohio


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Ottawa weighs options with feral cats
Lima Ohio
Council also discussed a tree service contract with Tawa Tree Service, Inc. Council received two bids for tree services for two years with the option for a third, but one service would not agree to the requirements the village’s shade tree committee

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Are trees around your home at risk of falling during a storm? – myfox8.com


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Are trees around your home at risk of falling during a storm?
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Tree removal professionals say now may be a good time to consider cutting down dead or diseased trees before heavy rain brings them down. They say a tree risk assessment will allow them to see if trees in your yard are at risk of falling. Colfax-based …

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Army vet tied service dog to tree, shot it 5 times at close range: cops – New York Post


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Army vet tied service dog to tree, shot it 5 times at close range: cops
New York Post
The couple allegedly led the white-and-gray pit bull to a wooded area before tying him to a tree and taking his life. The canine — dubbed Camboui, but referred to as “Cam” or “Cammy” — was ultimately shot five times with a rifle as Rollins and Heng
Authorities: Veteran tied service dog to tree, shot it 5 timesUSA TODAY
Video appears to show NC couple tying service dog to tree, shooting and killing him while laughingmyfox8.com
Veteran charged with tying her PTSD service dog to tree, shooting …Fayetteville Observer
NBC4i.com –Daily Mail –WTVD-TV
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

It’s Time to Show Some Tree-Love!

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Spring has finally sprung in the Pacific Northwest! Folks are coming out of hibernation and opening their doors and windows for fresh air and a taste of the rain (and even a little sunshine!) that we all know and love. Days out in the yard are on the horizon and healthy, full trees will create an environment that you and your family will want to spend hours in.

Did you know…?

Temperatures on shaded ground can be anywhere from 10-30° cooler than unshaded ground, which can make for a much more pleasant afternoon in the yard when the weather starts to get warmer!

Prepping for Brighter Days

After the rough winter we experienced, your trees may need some serious T.L.C. to be warm-weather ready. Here’s a few things you can do to ensure your trees look wonderful and provide the shelter and enjoyment you’d like for the rest of the year:

Clean up your yard

Gather and dispose of debris generated over the winter; rake up twigs, leaves, fallen fruit, and pine needles; don’t let them rot on the ground around your trees.

Clean up your trees

Plan to remove any diseased or damaged large branches to prevent them from falling during spring rain or wind. If you see branches, or even full trees, that look a bit loose or shaky, give us a call and schedule an evaluation to make sure you’re not at risk for damage to your home or property. Don’t attempt to remove these yourself since this can cause further damage to your trees, your home, and even to you!

Mulch it up

Clear the grass from around the base of your trees, roughly a 3 foot radius depending on tree size. Pour and spread a natural mulch (bark pieces or wood chips are just fine) 2 to 4 inches deep around the tree, avoiding the trunk to prevent damaging moisture and heat from being held in against the tree.

Mycorrhizae

Replenish your soils healthy microorganisms by calling us to apply mycorrhizae (literal translation: fungus-roots) and restore your soil’s healthy microorganism balance; read more about it here!

Water, water, everywhere! (Your trees need a drink)

On days that are warmer than usual, and when the rain doesn’t fall, deeply water the base of your trees. Focus especially on areas where salt or de-icers have been used over the winter; work to wash those chemicals through the soil and away from tree roots.

Healthy trees can provide many decades of enjoyment for you and your family. Taking proper care of your foliaged friends can prevent damage to your home and yard and leave your space useable and pleasant to spend time in.

It’s time to show some tree-love — your trees will love you back by staying healthy, growing strong, and providing peaceful shade for your summertime yard fun!

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Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow – New York Daily News


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Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow
New York Daily News
A contractor from Yoos Crane and Tree Service dangles above the ground using a chainsaw to cut limbs from a historic oak tree in Basking Ridge, N.J., Monday, April 24, 2017. A white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for …
Town bids adieu to 600-year-old treeThe Columbian
Basking Ridge’s 600-year-old tree is coming downMyCentralJersey.com

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Woman claims Livonia tree contractor left big mess – Fox 2 Detroit


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Woman claims Livonia tree contractor left big mess
Fox 2 Detroit
And Marge Gault learned the hard way a tree service can leave a mess in your backyard. She hired Dan Muldoon who owns his Roots Tree Service, to cut down three trees back in early March. He and his crew cut those trees down and left them there.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Albany tree service warns homeowners about dying trees – WALB-TV



Albany tree service warns homeowners about dying trees
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An Albany tree expert told WALB News 10 that’s seeing more dead trees than ever before and the growing threat could be in your own backyard. “Everywhere you drive, all of your pretty trees are dying left and right,” Lee Harper of Harper Tree Service said.

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City of Onamia – Tree removal on tap for tennis courts – Aitkin Independent Age



City of Onamia – Tree removal on tap for tennis courts
Aitkin Independent Age
After the Onamia City Council turned down bids of roughly $7,000 – $15,000 for the removal of five or six trees from the city park a month ago, maintenance supervisor Gene Falconer brought a better deal to the April 12 meeting. The D & J Tree Service

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BEC tree trimming project underway – News-shield


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BEC tree trimming project underway
News-shield
A specially-built tree trimming machine operates on this Barron township roadside on Thursday, April 6, 2016. Manufactured by St. Peter, Minn.-based Jarraff Industries, the vehicle is equipped with a retractable boom that can extend a cutting blade up

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