Blog & Other News

The Tour des Trees Event Is Just Weeks Away

Several TCIA members are planning to take part in this year’s Tour des Trees cycling event to raise money for the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund). You can help by supporting their efforts. The Tour is an annual long-distance cycling adventure that serves as the primary public outreach and community-engagement event for […]

APHIS expands sudden oak death quarantine in California

In June 2021, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) expanded the Phytophthora ramorum quarantine area in Del Norte County, California. APHIS took this action in response to the confirmation of P. ramorum in the county on September 19, 2020. The California Department of Food and Agriculture has established an intrastate quarantine for the […]

TREE Fund announces grant and scholarship awards

At its May 2021 meeting, the TREE Fund Board of Trustees approved the following grants and scholarships. Congratulations to all recipients! Hyland R. Johns Grant Richard J. Hauer, Ph.D., University ofWisconsin-Stevens Point“Tree Health Implications of Long-term Strategies to Treat Emerald Ash Borer: Long-term Effects on Tree Injections and Tree Tissue”$24,967 This project will determine the […]

APHIS adds restrictions for gypsy moth, ALB

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently expanded a quarantine area for gypsy moth in Wisconsin and expanded the quarantine area for Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in South Carolina. APHIS added Eau Claire and Richland Counties in Wisconsin to the list of quarantine areas for gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar). […]

Thank you to the TCIA 2021 Annual Sponsors!

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) would like to take a moment to thank our 2021 annual sponsors, companies whose dedication to our association, and our industry, allow us to accomplish everything we do for our tree care company members.  “Our annual sponsors support of TCIA helps the growth and development of the entire industry, […]

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