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Trees grow with, and adjust to, large lateral and vertical loads caused by wind and gravity. Storms with strong winds and ice can push trees beyond their ability to reconfigure or fall back to reduce drag.
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.
Following the Governor’s announcement on the re-opening trajectory for Ohio, see Holden Forests & Gardens request to reopen the Arboretum grounds on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress, most jurisdictions have implemented
physical distancing measures community-wide. As chains of transmission begin to
The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a contagious disease that is rapidly
spreading from person to person in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. COVID-19 can
Two speakers will present restoration ecology research published in the January 2020 issue of the Natural Areas Journal: Leighton Reid will share understory plant community outcomes based on twelve years of monitoring in a woodland mosaic in Missouri as
Historic urban grasslands include greenspaces of historic value designed for passive and active recreation in the human built environment.
The goal of the webinar is to provide an overview of soil management for urban trees. Specific emphasis will be given to soil assessment.
Today's grounds manager has to be a scientist, a phychologist, an artist and designer, a business administrator, and an astute politician.
Permeable pavements rapidly drain surface water through its joint spaces and therefore has the potential to prevent ice from forming on its surface during winter conditions.