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Rubbing Limbs and Trimming: Essential Techniques for Tree Care and Maintenance

Rubbing Limbs and Trimming: Essential Techniques for Tree Care and Maintenance

Rubbing Limbs: In this informative video, ISA Certifed Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the intricate world of trees and the potential hazards of rubbing limbs. As we explore a specific scenario involving a small elm tree and a larger post oak tree, we uncover how seemingly harmless interactions between branches. It can result in…

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Post Oaks: Managing Stress for Healthy Growth

In this enlightening video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the world of trees and their remarkable ability to communicate their well-being to us. Wes observes and deciphers the signs of stress exhibited by trees. As the camera pans up through the canopy, we’re greeted by an unexpected sight—patches of blue sky…

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The Dangers of High Dirt Surround

High Dirt Surround: In this informative video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the common practices of the landscape industry regarding tree planting and their potential drawbacks. The video sheds light on the adverse effects of high dirt surrounds, emphasizing how they can impact the overall health of trees. Through a detailed…

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Removing Smaller Trees For Larger Trees’ Sake

Removing Smaller Trees: ISA Certified Arborist James Allen delves into effective tree management strategies within a densely wooded area. James focuses on a cluster of trees surrounding a prominent mature tree. The discussion centers on the necessity of removing smaller trees. The rationale behind this recommendation is rooted in the concept of resource…

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Understanding the Causes for Trees Developing Water Sprouts

In this insightful video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the intriguing world of tree care and explore the phenomenon of water sprouts that often grace the trunks of trees. With a focus on both aesthetics and health, our expert explains the underlying reasons behind these enigmatic growths. Discover how trees respond to…

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Are Drip Lines Enough? Evaluating Their Efficiency and Impact on Plant Health

In this informative video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the world of irrigation techniques, specifically focusing on drip line and bubbler systems for trees. The discussion highlights the strengths and weaknesses of drip line irrigation. Notably, drip systems excel at providing slow and efficient watering, allowing water to seep down and…

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Drip Line vs. Bubbler: Choosing the Watering Method for Your Needs

Watering Methods In this insightful video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers explores the nuances of tree watering methods through a discussion on the advantages and limitations of drip line and bubbler systems. Wes breaks down the strengths of drip line irrigation, highlighting its gradual and efficient water delivery that allows for optimal water percolation…

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NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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The Future of Business Success Lies in Real-Time Feedback and Sales Process Automation
May 22, 2024

Amid the rapid pace of technological advancements, sales processes are undergoing significant changes. Companies are increasingly pressured to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and customer satisfaction. According to Forrester’s 2023 report, a staggering 90% of global business buyers experienced stalled purchasing processes due to economic headwinds, emphasizing the importance of price transparency and the need for…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Oak Leaf Skeletonizer Damage: Signs, Effects, and Solutions
June 30, 2023

In this educational video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers explores the impact of the oak leaf skeletonizer caterpillar on post oak leaves. Wes provides an in-depth examination of the damage caused by these pests. He focuses on a minor example of feeding damage on a single leaf. He explains how large populations of these…

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Assessing Storm Damage Risks and Tree Care Solutions
June 19, 2023

Storm Damage In this video, we’ll be examining the aftermath of last night’s storm damage on a majestic red oak tree. ISA Certified Arborist Wesley Rivers takes us through the scene, showcasing the impact of the storm on the tree. Behind ISA Certified Arborist Wesley, we see a large branch, approximately 12 inches in…

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Identifying Oak Trees in North Texas: Acorns, Leaves, and Bark Explained
June 19, 2023

In this educational video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal offers viewers an in-depth look into the world of oak trees, specifically those found in North Texas. He explains how to identify different oak tree species using distinct features like acorns, leaves, branching habits, and bark texture. Wesley introduces the acorn as the seed…

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Assessing Storm Damage Risks and Tree Care Solutions
June 15, 2023

In this video, we’ll be examining the aftermath of last night’s storm damage on a majestic red oak tree. ISA Certified Arborist Wesley Rivers takes us through the scene, showcasing the impact of the storm on the tree. Behind ISA Certified Arborist Wesley, we see a large branch, approximately 12 inches in diameter, resting on…

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Assessing Storm Damage Risks and Tree Care Solutions
June 15, 2023

In this video, we’ll be examining the aftermath of last night’s storm damage on a majestic red oak tree. ISA Certified Arborist Wesley Rivers takes us through the scene, showcasing the impact of the storm on the tree. Behind ISA Certified Arborist Wesley, we see a large branch, approximately 12 inches in diameter, resting…

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The Signs of Chlorosis on Trees
June 9, 2023

ISA Certified Arborist James from TreeNewal introduces us to a struggling pin oak tree with signs of Chlorosis. Upon closer inspection, the tree appears off-colored, with yellowing leaves indicating Chlorosis, specifically iron chlorosis—an iron micronutrient deficiency. James explains that in North Texas, the alkaline soil binds the iron, making it inaccessible for the tree to…

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Herbicide Damage on Elm Trees: TreeNewal’s Tips for Spotting It
June 8, 2023

Experience the visible effects of herbicide damage on elm trees as ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal sheds light on this issue. In this eye-opening video, Wes showcases trees with contrasting appearances—one side flourishing with leaves while the other side remains stunted. He explains that the damage is likely a result of herbicide…

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Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees: Tips from TreeNewal
June 7, 2023

Join ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal as he examines the aftermath of lightning damage on a pecan tree. In this insightful video, Wes highlights the path taken by the lightning bolt through the tree, causing superheating of the water inside. The resulting vapor expansion creates visible damage to the tree. The tree’s survival…

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TreeNewal’s Advice on How to Spot Bagworms on Trees
June 6, 2023

Join ISA Certified Arborist Wesley from TreeNewal as he provides a quick insight into the appearance and impact of bagworms on trees. In this informative video, Wesley showcases an eastern red cedar, which is highly attractive to these pests. Bagworms create camouflaged cocoons using materials from the tree itself, such as berries and foliage….

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