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Study Defines Economic Benefits of Tree Care and Urban Forestry

We’ve known all along that urban forests are a vital component of our economy and environment, making significant financial contributions to local, state and national economies, as well as providing critical ecosystem services. Until recently, urban forestry economic numbers have typically been aggregated into the broader green industry. In a recent ground-breaking study led by […]

Can trees save lives? Forest Service research suggests they can.

April, 29 2022 – Over the years, natural outdoor environments in cities have disappeared with ongoing urbanization. The City of Philadelphia’s Greenworks Program is a plan to increase tree canopy, or greenspace. A team of Forest Service researchers set out to discover where increasing tree cover across Philadelphia would help more of the city’s residents to live […]

Bartlett Distributes 30,000 Trees for Arbor Day

With the arrival of Arbor Day on Friday, April 29, 2022, Bartlett Tree Experts gave away more than 30,000 tree seedlings in communities across the U.S. as part of the Bartlett Legacy Tree Program, which has distributed over 515,000 tree seedlings since its inception in 2014. The Legacy Tree Program was established by Bartlett Tree […]

STIHL Provides Grants to State Parks

STIHL Inc. recently announced the “Hearts of STIHL” program, an initiative to care for the environment through the preservation of the nation’s state parks. The mission of Hearts of STIHL is to help those people and programs that are caring for America’s State Parks, and preserve them for the enjoyment of all Americans, current and […]

On April 13, 2022, the Davey Tree Expert Company announced the addition of Vaillancourt Tree-Landscape Service, Inc., of Pittsford, Vermont, to its family of brands.

Vaillancourt will be joining Davey’s Eastern Utility service line. Vaillancourt provides utility line clearance services throughout Vermont, in addition to quality residential and commercial tree services in the area surrounding Rutland, Vermont. Vaillancourt has been in business for almost 50 years and has approximately 24 employees who will all continue employment with Davey Tree.   “The […]

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