Free TREE Fund Webinar: Why Do Tree Branches Fail?

We will explore how researchers from ecology, forestry and arboriculture have utilized biomechanics to understand how trees contend with the forces mother nature can throw at them during their long-life span. Biomechanics approaches integrate biology and engineering principles to explore how organisms deal with their environment. We will explore two studies that examine how loads…

Free TREE Fund Webinar: Protecting Trees from Construction Impacts

Andrew Benson, PhD Update: Andrew Koeser, PhD is the new speaker. With increased intensification in cities throughout the world, urban trees are often at risk of becoming damaged by construction impacts, such as utility trenching or pavement / sidewalk repair. If the damage is severe and a tree loses a lot of its roots, the…

Free TREE Fund Webinar: Soil Assessment for Urban Trees—Part 2: Actions

Bryant C. Scharenbroch, PhD, Assistant Professor of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Research Fellow of The Morton Arboretum Information will be forthcoming. 1 CEU with live broadcast. This webinar is co-sponsored by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Free TREE Fund Webinar: Measuring Multi-stemmed Trees

Mr. Yasha A. S. Magarik, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Lara Roman, PhD, Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Philadelphia Field Station, Northern Research Station 1 CEU with live broadcast. This webinar is co-sponsored by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System

TREE Fund Webinar: Loading of a Tie-in Point While Climbing

Loading of a Tie-in Point While Climbing Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 12 p.m. Central Brian Kane, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst CLICK HERE To Register Choosing an appropriate tie-in point (TIP) is a key to efficiently and safely work in a tree. A TIP that’s high and central in the crown provides maximum mobility for…