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Controlling And Preventing Pest Infestations

Controlling And Preventing Pest Infestations

  Join Wes Rivers, an expert arborist, and Emmett Muennink, a representative from ArborJet, in this informative video as they delve into the world of tree protection and the innovative product triage offered by ArborJet. In their conversation, they focus on Imimectin Benzoate, a true systemic solution designed to combat wood-boring pests while…

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What Does Powdery Mildew Look Like?

In this informative video, we delve into the common issues that can plague crape myrtle plants: crape myrtle bark scales and powdery mildew. Join us as we explore the signs to watch out for. Learn effective strategies to tackle these problems. Ensure your crape myrtle thrives and maintains its stunning appearance. Our expert…

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Oak Wilt in North Texas

Join us for an informative discussion about the impact of Oakwill in North Texas! In this video, Wes Rivers from TreeNewal sits down with Kimberlee Peterson to shed light on the importance of tackling this prevalent tree disease. Kimberlee explains that Oakwill is a significant concern. This is particularly true in the central west area…

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The Price of Oak Wilt What North Texas Oak Tree Owners Should Know

In this informative video, join Wes Rivers from TreeNewal as he sits down with Kimberlee Peterson, an expert on oak wilt, to discuss the significance of this widespread issue in Texas. The discussion centers around the actions property owners should take if their oak trees become infected with oak wilt. Kimberlee emphasizes the importance of contacting…

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Proactive Plan For Post Oak Owners

In this informative video, we delve into an exciting proactive program for post oak owners known as the TreeNewal Process (TNP). Join us as we explore how this innovative approach is revolutionizing tree care and nurturing healthier, long-lasting trees. Wes Rivers explains maintaining tree health is of paramount importance, and TNP offers a…

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What Are The Signs and Symptoms of Drought Stress

Drought Stress In this enlightening video, TreeNewal’s Wes Rivers and ArborJet’s Emmett Muennink discuss the complex relationship between trees, drought stress, and environmental conditions. Drawing from personal experiences and observations, the experts highlights the challenges faced in explaining the effects of drought stress on tree health to customers. Through a detailed explanation, the…

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Questions We Get About Magnolia Trees In North Texas

Join us in this informative video as we explore the world of magnolia trees and gain insights from two industry experts. Emmett Muennink, the Regional Technical Manager with ArborJet, and Wes Rivers, an ISA Certified Arborist from TreeNewal, share their observations and knowledge about magnolias. Emmett and Wes discuss the common concerns surrounding…

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facing adversity head-on
Facing Adversity Head-On: Leadership Insights From Charmeachealle Moore
July 23, 2024

Welcome to “Through the Storm,” where resilience and facing adversity head-on takes center stage. If you were to look up the word in the dictionary, you might just find a picture of Charmeachealle Moore, known affectionately as Mike Moore. His life story reads like a testament to unwavering determination and perseverance. Mike is a…

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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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School Safety and Regulatory Compliance
Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Why Your Magnolia Might Be Dropping Leaves
September 20, 2023

In this informative video, ISA Certified Arborist James, discusses the impact of drought stress and heat stress on trees. He shares valuable insights on commonly affected tree species and how to identify signs of drought stress. James highlights the susceptibility of moisture-loving trees like willows, maples, and magnolias to drought stress. He explains how…

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Handling Emerald Ash Borer In North Texas
August 3, 2023

In this engaging and informative video, join the conversation with experts Wes Rivers and Kimberlee Peterson as they delve into the pressing issue of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an insidious invasive pest that has taken root in North Texas. Emerald Ash Borer has a history that traces back to its origins in…

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How North Texas Residents and Businesses Can Effectively Deal with Emerald Ash Borer
August 2, 2023

Welcome to this enlightening video where TreeNewal’s Wes Rivers sits down with Kimberlee Peterson in a captivating discussion surrounding the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an insidious invasive pest that has become a hot topic in the North Texas area and beyond. Journey with them as they trace the origins of this destructive beetle,…

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Creating Harmony Through Tree Preservation and New Development
May 8, 2023

Join ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers in this insightful episode of Building Root as he engages in discussion with special guest Argyle Councilman Ron Schmidt. The focus of their conversation revolves around the harmonious coexistence of tree preservation and new development. Wes initiates the dialogue by asking how tree preservation can align with the progress…

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Strategies for Protecting Trees in Cities
May 8, 2023

Tune in to this enlightening bonus clip of Building Roots, where ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers engages in a captivating conversation with special guest Argyle Councilman Ron Schmidt. In this clip, Wes poses the question of the most effective methods for protecting trees in urban areas. In This Episode Councilman Ron Schmidt emphasizes the significance…

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How Trees Can Improve City Living
May 8, 2023

Bonus Clip Watch this thought-provoking bonus clip of Building Roots with ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers and special guest Argyle Councilman Ron Schmidt. The focus of today’s discussion centers around how trees can improve city living. Councilman Ron Schmidt highlights the integral role that trees play in the creation of green belts, trails, and parks….

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