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Artwork
Friday, February 9, 2018
National Exhibition of Botanical Illustrations Travels from NY to CA in May »
  One of the planet's most important and beautiful resources—its trees—will be spotlighted i...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Arlington tree transformed into enchanted castle by local chainsaw artist »
  WASHINGTON  - A decaying maple tree in Virginia has been turned into a work of art b...
Friday, November 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
15 woodpiles that have been stacked into gorgeous works of art »
When   making a woodpile  it’s important to make sure that it’s raised slightly above ground to ensure drainage...

ASCA News
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Vine & Branch Awarded TCIA Safety Award »
Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Safety Awards recognize “exemplary action” by awarding The Outstanding Company Cont...
Monday, January 16, 2017
Draft of the 10th Edition of the Guide for Plant Appraisal Released Today »
The seven sponsoring organizations of the Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers (CTLA) have released a draft of the 10t...
Monday, December 5, 2016
ASCA Announces 2017 Board of Directors »
View the list of 2017 ASCA Board of Directors now.

Bark and Trunk Concerns
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Problems with tree bark separating from a cherry tree »
Cherries (Prunus spp.) are beautiful but often short-lived trees that are susceptible to a host of...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ancient tree which tore itself apart only to regrow 'most complicated' ever found »
  An ancient tree with multiple trunks that split apart and then repaired itself as it grew...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees »
By Brian Pickings French photographer Cedric Pollet travels the world to document the most beautiful tree barks...

Conservation
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
A second life for elms »
Sacramento is one of only a few places still graced by old, towering elms that line our city...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Pakistan's incoming government to plant '10 billion trees' »
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN —  Pakistan's incoming government under Prime Minister-elect Imran...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Can a DNA database save the trees? These scientists hope so »
Forests are disappearing. Maps show shrinking woodlands all over the world. Even trees...
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Tropical forests suffered 2nd-worst loss of trees on record last year »
Last year marked another record year of loss for tropical forests.  ...
Friday, July 13, 2018
Tamil Nadu's disappearing palm trees »
The palmyra, which is on the cusp of extinction in Tamil Nadu, is seeing a wave of support from...

Environment
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Global tree cover has expanded more than 7 percent since 1982 »
Global tree canopy cover increased by 2.24 million square kilometers (865,000 square miles)...
Monday, August 20, 2018
Tree planting plan to tackle urban flood risk »
More than 30 trees have been planted in pavements and front gardens across Greater &...
Friday, August 17, 2018
For one tropical tree, effective seed dispersal relies especially on elephants »
Known collectively as megafauna, large animals, and particularly herbivores, ARE critical for...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Mariposa Grove, Yosemite’s haven for giant sequoias, restored and ready for visitors »
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Sue Beatty stood underneath the towering giant sequoias of &n...
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Europe's oldest known tree discovered in Italy »
On a cliff in Italy’s Pollino National Park stands a sparse pine tree with a dead crown and a...

Forests
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Chronicles of the Sacramento Elms »
Sacramento, the City of Trees. Our streets canopied by that signature tree. The  ...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
All The Forests In The World From A Single Layer Of Cells »
  From ancient European beech trees to gigantic Californian redwoods and Australian mountai...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Antarctica was once covered in forests. We just found one that fossilized. »
It was summer in Antarctica , and Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell were on the hunt....
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Will genetically modified eucalyptus trees transform southern forests? »
Now that many U.S. farmers have grown used to genetically modified (GM) soy and corn, the...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Survival and restoration of China's native forests imperiled by proliferating tree plantations »
  China's reforestation efforts have led to an increase in tree cover by 32 percent but the...

Hiring a Consulting Arborist
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Be careful when hiring someone to clean up trees »
Editor’s note: This column is being reprinted in light of the tree damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. I have fielde...

Leaf, Seed, and Flower Concerns
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Want to help fight citrus greening disease? Take the leaves off that orange before sharing it »
Southern Californians are being urged this summer to help fight a disease that threatens to...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
European Ash Epidemic From Just One or Two Spores »
  Europe’s ash dieback epidemic could have been caused by just one or two mushroom-like frui...

Litigation
Thursday, August 16, 2018
A city-owned tree is crushing his sewer line. Now he has to pay thousands »
A homeowner was slapped with a hefty fee from the city to dig up a tree root crushing his...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Homeowner double-billed after wrong trees are cut down »
WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) -- Susan Stone planted a cedar tree a few years ago and it grew to...
Monday, August 6, 2018
Mystery of the murdered tree, five years later »
Our gardening discussions give us a chance for lighthearted, upbeat fun each week, but it's...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Lawsuit calls for immediate halt to tree cutting along Erie Canal »
  (WHAM) - The towns of Pittsford, Brighton and Perinton are suing to stop the clearing of t...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Litigation waged over dispute on overhanging tree »
  A homeowner who does not object to a neighbour regularly accessing a strip of his or her p...

Pests
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Cool weather can amplify attacks of tree-killing bark beetle »
As a warming climate invites the destructive southern pine beetle to expand its northern range,...
Monday, May 14, 2018
Top 5 Damaging Insects Homeowners Need to Watch for on Trees and Shrubs »
  When damaging insects attack a tree or shrub, pest control by an ISA Certified Arborist m...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Expect these fuzzy guys to pitch silky tents in the trees around your Lowcountry home »
  Warmer weather has arrived, and so have tent caterpillars. These are moth larvae that b...

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