“U.S. House Approves $1.7B Disaster Aid Package for Carolinas” (from Claims Journal)

By KEVIN FREKING for Claims Journal The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would provide $1.7 billion to help residents of the Carolinas and

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TCIA Magazine Article: Accreditation Profile – Asheville Arborists

Please enjoy this brief excerpt from the August 2018 TCIA Magazine!   By Janet Aird Nich Maidment, owner of Asheville Arborists in Asheville, North Carolina,

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Program Preps Inmates for Jobs in Tree Care

By Patricia Chaundoin When Shea Zwerver was an undergraduate at a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, she had two seemingly divergent passions: social sciences

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Can You Keep Big Trees Small or Limit Tree Height?

Watching a tree grow is magical. Day by day, it slowly grows (without catching our attention). Then, we turn around, and the former sapling is

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Things We Heart – February 2018 (TCIA)

We’ve rounded up some of the best tree stuff on the web for your enjoyment. Check out this month’s highlights below: Recreation. Photography and videography.

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What Time of Year Do Pine Trees Drip Sap (and Can I Stop It?)

Pine trees wow with their array of colors–jade needles, chocolate-brown cones and hickory-colored bark. And for a short time of the year, some pines add

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Zurich head on the need to look at claims as cost pressure rises

By Lucy Hook for Business Insurance Claims transformation is being pushed to the top of insurers’ agendas thanks to a changing marketplace, heightened customer expectations,

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Ambrosia Beetle (PSHB) is Eating Southern California

By Ian Gray, BCMA, CTSP During my first week of work, in September 2016, as the new City Arborist in Claremont, California, my supervisor handed

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Dr. Dirr’s Tree Spotlight: Ulmus americana

Without equivocation, the American elm was the dominant street, shade and urban tree species in North America until the introduction of Dutch elm disease. Embedded

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Am I covered if my neighbor’s tree falls on my house?

BY MIKE OWEN Right about now you may be wondering: “If a tree falls and hits my house, am I covered by insurance?” Especially: “What

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