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Why Do Tree Diseases Occur?

Why Do Tree Diseases Occur?

In this informative video, we dive into the fascinating world of disease management in landscaping and explore the crucial role of environmental factors. Join our knowledgeable experts TreeNewal’s Wes Rivers and ArborJet’s Emmett Muennink as they discuss the disease triangle concept, which highlights the interplay between plant hosts, pathogens, and favorable environmental conditions […]

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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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Common Diseases for Cypress Trees and How We Treat Them

Join us as we delve into the world of canker diseases affecting cypress trees. In this informative video, we explore the specific challenges faced by Leyland and Italian cypress trees, shedding light on the causes, symptoms, and best practices for prevention. Our expert discusses how drought stress plays a significant role in the […]

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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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What Are Common Diseases In North Texas?

Common Tree Diseases: In this informative video, we delve into the world of seasonal plant diseases and how they affect various trees and shrubs. Our ISA Certified Arborist expert, Wes Rivers, provides valuable insights into the occurrence, symptoms, and management of prevalent diseases that emerge throughout the year. Starting with Entomosporium leaf spot, commonly found […]

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Summer Insect Pests to Look Out For

Summer Insects: In this informative video, join Emmett and Wes Rivers as they discuss common tree pests that can wreak havoc on your trees during the summer months. Discover valuable insights on bagworms, wood borers, and spider mites, and learn effective pest management strategies to protect your trees and maintain their health. Emmett shares his […]

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When is the Best Time to Consider a Growth Regulator for Your Landscape?

Growth Regulator: In this episode of the Building Roots podcast with TreeNewal, host Wes is joined by Emmett Munich from ArborJet to discuss the fascinating topic of growth regulators, focusing on Paclobutrazol. Emmett explains how growth regulators work and their role in plant management. Unlike other plant healthcare methods that affect the external […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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Latest Building Roots - Episodes - Season One

Common Diseases for Cypress Trees and How We Treat Them
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Common Diseases for Cypress Trees and How We Treat Them
October 30, 2023

Join us as we delve into the world of canker diseases affecting cypress trees. In this informative video, we explore the specific challenges faced by Leyland and Italian cypress trees, shedding light on the causes, symptoms, and best practices for prevention. Our expert discusses how drought stress plays a significant role in the […]

Read More
What Are Common Diseases In North Texas?

Common Tree Diseases: In this informative video, we delve into the world of seasonal plant diseases and how they affect various trees and shrubs. Our ISA Certified Arborist expert, Wes Rivers, provides valuable insights into the occurrence, symptoms, and management of prevalent diseases that emerge throughout the year. Starting with Entomosporium leaf spot, commonly found […]

Read More
Summer Insect Pests to Look Out For

Summer Insects: In this informative video, join Emmett and Wes Rivers as they discuss common tree pests that can wreak havoc on your trees during the summer months. Discover valuable insights on bagworms, wood borers, and spider mites, and learn effective pest management strategies to protect your trees and maintain their health. Emmett shares his […]

Read More
When is the Best Time to Consider a Growth Regulator for Your Landscape?

Growth Regulator: In this episode of the Building Roots podcast with TreeNewal, host Wes is joined by Emmett Munich from ArborJet to discuss the fascinating topic of growth regulators, focusing on Paclobutrazol. Emmett explains how growth regulators work and their role in plant management. Unlike other plant healthcare methods that affect the external […]

Read More
The Great Texas Freeze
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The Great Texas Freeze
October 23, 2023

ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers sits down with Kimberlee Peterson to discuss the ‘great Texas freeze’. In recent years, we have witnessed a series of extreme weather events that have taken a toll on our trees. From severe winter storms to prolonged periods of drought and heavy rain, these conditions have led to significant environmental […]

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Root Rot Unraveled: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions

In this informative conversation between Wesley Rivers and Cory Herpel, both ISA certified arborists from TreeNewal, they delve into the critical topic of root rot and its impact on urban trees. They begin by explaining that root rot is often a hidden problem, affecting trees long before visible symptoms emerge. Root rot is primarily […]

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How to Identify Oak Wilt in North Texas

In this insightful video, join Wes Rivers with TreeNewal as he teams up with Kimberlee Peterson to delve into the crucial topic of oak wilt in North Texas. They discuss the prevalence of oak wilt in various regions, especially in central Texas and the Dallas and Tarrant County areas. Homeowners and property owners […]

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Preserving Tree Health During Construction Tips for Residential and Commercial Projects

Preserving Urban Tree Health Join Wesley and Corey, arborists from TreeNewal, as they discuss the critical topic of preserving urban tree health. In this informative video, they emphasize the importance of pre-construction planning and collaboration between contractors, homeowners, and arborists to ensure the survival and health of trees in urban environments. Discover valuable insights into […]

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Best Practices for Managing Common Tree Diseases in DFW
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Best Practices for Managing Common Tree Diseases in DFW
July 27, 2023

In this informative video, join Wesley and Corey Herpel, an ISA certified arborist from TreeNewal, as they delve into the topic of disease management for trees. They discuss common diseases in the DFW area, including root rot and oak wilt, and shed light on their causes, symptoms, and potential treatment options. Corey emphasizes the importance […]

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What Causes Urban Stress?

In this informative video, Wes Rivers and James Allen from TreeNewal engage in an enlightening discussion about urban tree stress. They delve into the common problems affecting trees in urban areas, such as DFW. They discuss topics including issues related to soil quality, heat stress, water scarcity, and the detrimental effects of construction activities. […]

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Combatting Urban Tree Stress: Steps to Restore Health and Vitality

In This Video Wesley and James from TreeNewal discuss the major causes of urban tree stress and provide practical solutions to alleviate these issues. They emphasize the importance of proactive measures to ensure the health and vitality of trees in urban environments. The experts delve into the concept of soil conditioning, highlighting how the addition […]

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Optimizing Tree Selection for New Developments in North Texas

Importance Of Tree Selection And Planting Argyle Councilman Ron Schmidt joins the latest installment of Building Roots by TreeNewal. Host Wes Rivers sheds light on the importance of tree selection and planting in Argyle, and its impact on creating sustainable community development. Rivers and Schmidt discuss how it’s extremely important to consider several factors […]

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Controlling And Preventing Pest Infestations
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Controlling And Preventing Pest Infestations
October 30, 2023

  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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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
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Proactive Plan For Post Oak Owners
September 25, 2023

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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Why Your Magnolia Might Be Dropping Leaves

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
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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

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

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

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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The Latest Tree Heat Stress Scenario in DFW: A Comprehensive Update
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The Latest Tree Heat Stress Scenario in DFW: A Comprehensive Update
October 18, 2023

A Comprehensive Update: In this vividly described scene, ISA Certified Arborist Cory Herpel takes us on a drive through the DFW area, where the landscape is marked by signs of extreme stress. The environment is dominated by a bleak palette of browns and crisped foliage. Cory points out the distressing sight of dead trees […]

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Choosing the Right Tree: Understanding Your Desired Space
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Choosing the Right Tree: Understanding Your Desired Space
July 5, 2023

When faced with the task of replacing a removed tree in your yard, careful consideration of the available space and desired functionality is essential. In this enlightening conversation, Wes Rivers, VP of Operations at TreeNewal, shares valuable insights on choosing the right tree species based on its intended purpose and compatibility with the surrounding […]

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How to Decide If a Tree Needs Removal?

Knowing when to remove a tree from your property can be a challenging decision. In this insightful conversation, Wes Rivers, VP of Operations at TreeNewal, shares his perspective on identifying the threshold when a tree transitions from being an asset to a liability. Understanding the factors that contribute to a tree’s potential danger or failure, […]

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The Power of Nature in a Business Campus

As companies prioritize the well-being of their employees, the importance of having inviting green spaces on a business campus has surged. In this timely discussion, Wes Rivers, VP of Operations at TreeNewal, shares valuable insights on how large corporations and industrial campuses can ensure the health and beauty of their trees. With the return to […]

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Why You Should Consider Tree Tagging

Discover the significance of tree inventories and tagging systems in our latest video with host and ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers. A tree inventory is a comprehensive record that documents the size, condition, and species of every tree on a property. In this informative episode, we explore how this valuable information is utilized by large […]

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How to Protect Trees with Dormant Oil
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How to Protect Trees with Dormant Oil
June 12, 2023

Watch our informative video on dormant oil treatment for tree pest control with host and ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers. In this episode, we delve into the fascinating world of horticulture oil and its significant role in suppressing overwintering insects. Wes explores the specific benefits of dormant oil and how it can effectively combat insect […]

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Oak Wilt in North Texas
October 26, 2023

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 […]

Read More
The Price of Oak Wilt What North Texas Oak Tree Owners Should Know
October 25, 2023

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 […]

Read More
The Great Texas Freeze
October 23, 2023

ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers sits down with Kimberlee Peterson to discuss the ‘great Texas freeze’. In recent years, we have witnessed a series of extreme weather events that have taken a toll on our trees. From severe winter storms to prolonged periods of drought and heavy rain, these conditions have led to significant environmental […]

Read More
The Latest Tree Heat Stress Scenario in DFW: A Comprehensive Update
October 18, 2023

A Comprehensive Update: In this vividly described scene, ISA Certified Arborist Cory Herpel takes us on a drive through the DFW area, where the landscape is marked by signs of extreme stress. The environment is dominated by a bleak palette of browns and crisped foliage. Cory points out the distressing sight of dead trees […]

Read More
Root Rot Unraveled: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions
October 15, 2023

In this informative conversation between Wesley Rivers and Cory Herpel, both ISA certified arborists from TreeNewal, they delve into the critical topic of root rot and its impact on urban trees. They begin by explaining that root rot is often a hidden problem, affecting trees long before visible symptoms emerge. Root rot is primarily […]

Read More
Proactive Plan For Post Oak Owners
September 25, 2023

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 […]

Read More
What Are The Signs and Symptoms of Drought Stress
September 22, 2023

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 […]

Read More
Questions We Get About Magnolia Trees In North Texas
September 21, 2023

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 […]

Read More
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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