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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
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DEC giving out free tree seedlings to prevent soil erosion »
ALBANY — New York state landowners whose property borders rivers and lakes can apply for...
Saturday, February 2, 2019
'Test tube trees': An insurance policy against extinction? »
The seedling of the mighty oak has had an unusual start in life.  ...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Manheim Twp. resident is Pa.'s first female state forester, oversees 2.2 million acres of forests »
Sometimes, Pennsylvania’s first female state forester gazes out the backyard window of her...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Can We Help Our Forests Prepare for Climate Change? »
ON A DECOMMISSIONED naval base in Maine owned by Acadia National Park, about a  ...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Ash woodlands 'may flourish once again' »
Scientists say there is hope that some ash forests will be able to survive a devastating tree...

Environment
Monday, February 18, 2019
Drought's Over But the Dead Tree Toll in California Keeps Rising »
Federal officials report that 18 million more trees have died in California since the fall of 2017 –...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The planet now has more trees than it did 35 years ago »
Despite ongoing deforestation, fires, drought-induced die-offs, and insect outbreaks, the...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Fraser firs to be in limited supply on Christmas tree lots this year »
With the economy at full throttle and wallets fatter, Christmas tree lots are expected to see lots...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Japan’s Cherry Blossoms (Some of Them) Appear Months Early »
An unusually strong typhoon season may have caused some of Japan’s famous cherry blossom...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
All genes of the Aspen tree mapped »
This week, a team of researchers from Sweden, Belgium, England, Italy, Norway and South Korea...

Forests
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Cure Yourself of Tree Blindness »
For several years, I’ve led tree walks in Washington, D.C. I start by asking participants who the...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
German Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, Too »
HÜMMEL, Germany — IN the deep stillness of a forest in winter, the sound of footsteps on a...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
How a walk in the desert expanded my view about "forests" »
NFF Executive Vice President Ray Foote reflects on a visit to Arizona’s Coronado National Forest....
Monday, January 14, 2019
How trees survive and thrive after a fire »
Big or small, gradual or sudden, change rhythmically punctuates human life. In the natural...
Monday, November 12, 2018
Africa’s strangest trees are stranger than thought—and they’re dying mysteriously »
Africa’s baobab tree looks like something from a Dr. Seuss book. When young, the species...

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
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Master bonsai grower calls on thief of 400-year-old tree to water plant »
TOKYO — A master bonsai grower whose 400-year-old tree was taken from a garden outside...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
At Harvard, The Divinity Tree Stands Between Eco-Driven Arguments »
Andover Hall is the heart — and soul — of Harvard Divinity School.  ...
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Arborist fired after slamming Brooklyn Botanic Garden for removing tree »
Alec Baxt, an arborist who worked at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden was fired recently after he...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Michigan brothers face $450,000 in fines for tree removal on their property »
Brothers in Michigan are facing nearly $500,000 in fines for allegedly removing more than...
Monday, October 29, 2018
Bonsai tree stolen after owner raised it for decades »
HONOLULU — Hawaii police are trying to find a rare bonsai tree that was stolen from a...

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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