Monthly Archives: February 2014

Ice Storm Damage to Trees

The ice storm’s effects on the urban canopy will last for years as arborist crews face increased care for tens of thousands of damaged trees.

Injuries suffered by trees during the ice storm will increase pruning requirements and leave visible scars on the natural landscape that will outlast any other effects of the storm.

Canopies are lost when thick, heavy layers of ice drag down branches and limbs. A tree that’s been damaged by the storm will need more maintenance… Continue reading

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