The Arborist's Resource for Tree Identification and Forest Fire Risk has recently been made available to me and as I have many Amercian visitors to my website I hope that you'll find the information helpful.
It is based on American research and educational programmes but I thought much of it would also apply to trees and fire risk in the New Forest too. Every year I see New Forest fire risks as I drive around, it never hurts to get as much info as you can - does it?
I hope you find it helpful and also interesting.
The Arborist's Resource has many tips and good info for us to follow.
Tree-trimming is an integral part of overall tree maintenance. Pruning trees at the correct time of the year will encourage healthy growth. Trimming also removes dead and diseased branches, which helps keep trees healthier. Arborists study not only tree-trimming and tree removal but also forest maintenance to keep trees healthy.
Tree Guardians provides information about maintaining and protecting mature trees.
The Aloha Arborist Association seeks to educate people about working with trees and becoming an arborist.
This earth science picture of the day depicts the brilliant autumn colors found in the Wasatch Range in Utah.
Explore the syllabus from a field botany class. Visit links included in the syllabus for supplementary course information.
Learn about American forests and arboriculture by visiting the links included in this resource list.
Arborists Resource info including some very handy forest fire risk tips
Preventing wildfires involves educating all members of society about the dangers. Children are one sector at elevated risk of injury from wildfires.
Tree removal can be necessary, but conserving forests is also crucial for the environment.
The Mississippi Wildlife Federation presents a Kids' Corner page to education children about wildlife.
Fire protection helps keep everyone safe from fires. Peruse a list of associations and organizations that work to prevent fires here.
Families can benefit from a number of fire safety resources, such as tips for safe winter heating and fire safety in the kitchen.
Fire safety includes making and following an escape plan in an emergency, never playing with fire, and testing smoke alarms.
Check fire weather forecasts and incident reports with websites included in this list of resources.
Third-graders at McDermott Elementary School have compiled a list of resources for natural disasters.
Monterey County fire training officers offer information about fire prevention.
Sandia Mountain Ranch has created a list of resources with information relevant to the local area.
Even people with little professional training can learn how to decorate their homes like interior designers.
Golf netting is a useful tool for practicing on the golf course. Golf netting will help contain balls to keep them from flying away and becoming lost.
More helpful info from the Arborist's Resource - including lots of tree removal advice.
Removing the stump is necessary after you chop down a tree. Stump removal is often the most difficult part of the entire process.
Removing a palm tree can be an involved process, especially for very large trees.
A professional will assess the specific issues and tasks involved with removing a tree before providing an estimate of the work and cost involved.
Many cities provide regular tree maintenance, which involves tree-trimming to keep trees from becoming overgrown.
The city of Casper, Wyoming, provides citizens with an online form to request tree removal.
This tree-trimming and removal plan governs the management and maintenance of trees in New Haven.
The City of Annapolis publishes its city code regarding tree maintenance.
Keeping mature apple trees healthy requires ongoing maintenance, including pruning and fertilizing.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, shares information about its local tree removal program.
California bay laurel trees are being removed to protect specific oak species from harm.
Removing a tree that provides public shade requires completion of a form and permission from the town of Upton, Massachusetts.
After a storm, property owners may need to perform tree removal tasks to remove trees damaged by the storm.
Explore fall photos uploaded from the Lillian Anderson Arboretum at Kalamazoo College.
Complete the tree removal application form to remove a tree if you live in Ladue, Missouri.
Sewanee University shares its university tree removal and landscape policy.
Pruning and trimming trees is a vital part of yearly maintenance designed to keep the trees healthy and growing properly.
Large trees are prized both for their timber and for their place in the environment in a forest. Harvesting large trees can be detrimental to the overall health of a forest.
San Bernadino County maintains a tree removal process that involves submitting an application for the removal of a specific tree.
Tree Regulations (PDF)
Consult the city of Des Moines tree regulations before undertaking any maintenance on a tree in this jurisdiction.
I think everyone should read the Arborists Resource info re chain saw injuries - it's so easy to have an accident.
Baruch College posts information about tree removal scheduled for this location.
Peruse the Mattoon, Illinois, tree-trimming policy to learn about city regulations.
Pruning fruit trees keeps them healthy and helps them bear higher yields of fruit.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention share information for helping to prevent chain saw injuries.
I hope, whether you're reading and visiting from the U.K. or U.S. or other parts of the world, that you have found lots of the information helpful to you in the Arborist's Resource for Tree Identification and Forest Fire Risks. Also that you enjoy this years Autumn, wherever you are, which is sure to be spectacular!