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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
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
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...
Friday, June 2, 2017
Tree surgeons scrambled to Blenheim Palace cedar made famous by Harry Potter »
By The Telegraph Arboriculturalists are working their magic on a historic tree that featured in a Harry Potter film...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
This man is cloning old-growth redwoods and planting them in safe places »
By Tree Hugger David Milarch is on a quest to save California's coast redwoods, some of the world's oldest and larg...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Science Finds a Way to Bring Back the American Chestnut Tree »
By The Star In target, scope, and sheer lethal speed, the obliteration of the American chestnut is an ecological disas...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Designer Forests: Scientists Hope to Tune Up Canada's Trees to Thrive in Changing Climate »
By The Province Forest geneticists aim to tune up Canada’s working forests with trees better suited to changing climat...

Environment
Monday, February 12, 2018
Planting trees brings new life to ravaged flood area »
  It’s been almost three years since the deadly Memorial Day floods that ravaged parts of Wi...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Pyrus, We Have a Problem: National Perspective on the Runaway Callery Pear »
  I moved from Rochester to the Hudson Valley in 2010. In the eight years since, I’ve noticed...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Should arborists be pushing trees' ability to improve air quality? »
  The issue of air quality is becoming more contentious at both national and local level, whi...

Forests
Monday, February 5, 2018
This one kind of tree threatens South Mississippi forests »
  Chicken tree, Candleberry tree, Florida Aspen. Ever heard of them? You might know this tre...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
First New Species of Temperate Conifer Tree Discovered in More Than a Decade »
  It's not every day—or even every decade—that a new species of conifer is found in the worl...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alive Since The 1600s, An Oak Tree Is Taken Down In Washington, D.C. »
  Generations have come and gone under its branches. Its leaves soaked up rays from the sun...
Monday, June 5, 2017
Effort Under Way to Set Aside Old-Growth Forests in Every County »
By Public News Service An effort is under way to designate an old-growth forest in every county in the United State...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont Researchers Speed Up Tree Aging Process To Create Old Growth »
Scientists at the University of Vermont are engineering trees to look and act like old-growth forests. There is less than...

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...

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
Friday, November 25, 2016
Texas watching, and waiting, for beetle infestation »
As far as invasions go, the emerald ash borer's foray into Texas has so far been a ho-hum affair, and that's a good thing...
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Joining battle against emerald ash borer, Brownell-Talbot students help plant trees in Memorial Park »
Clare Schinzel, 10, spent her Saturday morning shoveling dirt, planting trees and spreading mulch in Memorial Park....

Publications
Friday, February 16, 2018
Applied Trees Biology »
  Hirons, A.D., and P.A Thomas. 2018. Applied Trees Biology. Hoboken: Wiley Blackwell. ISB...
Friday, January 19, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Marty Shaw, RCA #470 Announces Release of New Publication »
  Marty Shaw, RCA #470 has announced the coming publication of his new book The Professio...

Root and Soil Concerns
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Soil Microbes May Be Orchestrating Tree Migrations »
As the climate warms and some tree species shift toward cooler, more hospitable habitats, new research finds soil microbes...

Seasonal
Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The care and feeding of your Christmas tree »
by Eric Hoyer, RCA #482   Although many people prefer an...
Thursday, November 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to Be Cut Down Upstate »
This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is beginning its journey from upstate New York to Manhattan. The 94-foot...

Tree Care Tips (Pruning, Water, and More)
Sunday, January 7, 2018
New Year's resolutions for your trees »
by Eric Hoyer, RCA #482 As I do at the beginning of each year, I ask my readers to make New Year’s resolutions regardin...

Tree Facts
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fossils from the world's oldest trees reveal complex anatomy never seen before »
  The first trees to have ever grown on Earth were also the most complex, new research has r...

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