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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
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...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Raiders of the lost bark »
Tree-ring researchers are used to rough conditions — but they’re not survivalists. Fortunately,...
Monday, July 2, 2018
We nearly killed off these trees. But biotech can bring them back. »
SYRACUSE — American chestnuts used to be unique and beautiful trees, providing  ...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
An archive of ancient tree DNA will help us clone the ones we destroy »
David Milarch started archiving “champion trees” 20 years ago, after a near-death experience...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Koloa bypass pruning on pause »
  Local arborist Maureen Murphy, RCA #474, is teaching the County of Kauai how to prune the 2...

Environment
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...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Hawaii is losing its most iconic tree to disease »
Over the last several years, a deadly fungal disease has killed hundreds of thousands of native...
Friday, May 25, 2018
Trees with grassy areas soften summer heat »
Trees cool their environment and "heat islands" like Munich benefit from it. However, the...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Whole-tree logging may not hinder plant biodiversity »
  "People think, 'It's bad enough to log, and now you are going to take away the branches th...

Forests
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...
Friday, April 27, 2018
ARBOR DAY 2018 FACTS: THE OLDEST TREE IN THE WORLD, HOW FORESTS IMPROVE HUMAN HEALTH »
  Trees are an important part of ecosystems around the world. Most people know that they bre...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
A Plan for New York City’s Forests. Yes, Forests. »
Sarah Charlop-Powers was comparing New York City’s forests to its subways.  ...

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 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...
Monday, May 8, 2017
The Registered Consulting Arborist (RCA) Status Recognized in the Superior Court of New Jersey »
The Superior Court of New Jersey recently upheld a lower court decision regarding an accident involving a fallen tree onto...
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Protesters decry council’s closed-door agreement to cut down 70-year-old ficus trees on South Lake A »
A small number of residents continue holding nightly vigils near three 70-year-old ficus trees on South Lake Avenue t...

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...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Hartford's Borer-Infested Ash Trees Are Coming Down »
  Thousands of Hartford’s insect-infested ash trees are at risk of collapsing, and many have...

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