Each month, TCIA runs a summary of "Accident Briefs," which are taken from published reports or are reported directly to TCIA staff. TCIA encourages our members (and all tree care companies) to review the incidents and consider using them as a basis for, or incorporation into, a tailgate safety meeting.
Revisit and refine your tree care business practices at TCI EXPO 2014, November 13 – 15. No matter the size of your company or your level of experience, TCI EXPO’s business-oriented education sessions have something for everyone. Covering the gamut from digital marketing to employee management, these world-class education sessions also offer CEUs to aid you in your professional development.
Nearly every state has experienced fires that rage out of control in the landscape. While the largest and most devastating burn in the West, fires also spread in the East and South, where suburb meets country, or housing development meets conservation land.
If you have ever escaped from blazing hot sun in a shady spot under a tree, you know how these natural air conditioners can make you feel more comfortable. A mature shade tree can block up to 90 percent of solar radiation, which could translate to a significant reduction in your home cooling cost.
How have your trees been lately? Trees don't usually require a large amount of care and attention - perhaps some raking in the fall, and prep before the winter. But as seasons change and your trees continue to grow, they may need some occasional pruning.
The Atlantic hurricane season is a time when most tropical cyclones are expected to develop across the northern Atlantic Ocean. It is currently defined as the time frame from June 1 through November 30.
What plans should prudent consumers take with the trees in their landscape?
There are a lot of misconceptions about the appropriateness "tree topping," a very controversial and damaging tree care practice.
For the unfamiliar, tree topping is defined as "the removal of main tree branches to stubs in either a straight-across hedge fashion - or a complete delimbing of the tree, leaving only the main trunk or trunks of a tree."