Western Red Cedar approaching the question of tree health- tree looks

As an arborist, I observe non-diseased living trees as healthy when they express a vigorus green canopy. There are exceptons to this rule, but we can’t be certain about the exceptions without data collected over time. My client is preparing her country property on Whidbey Island for sale and asked for arbor servces to a … More Western Red Cedar approaching the question of tree health- tree looks

Coppicing Big Leaf Maple to promote tree health

At an active restoration site in South King County, Nicoterra Trails is pruning Big Leaf Maple -(Acer Macrophyllum) where trees have sprouted from large old stumps.  This location was logged within 20 years and the typical red alder, Indian plum, and Big Leaf maple species have filled in the new niche.  As many as 1 … More Coppicing Big Leaf Maple to promote tree health