Balsam Woolly Adelgid and Spruce Adelgid

Balsam Woolly Adelgid        (Adelges piceae) Distribution:   Introduced from Europe around 1900, this pest is now common throughout eastern North America wherever true firs are grown. Infestations are also present along the Pacific West Coast.   Hosts:  All true firs, Abies, can be attacked but balsam fir and Fraser fir are the most common firs [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Education, Tree Care, Tree Health|0 Comments

The Benefits of Airspading Your Trees

    Contact us and see if the Airspade is the right solution for your tree health care needs Click Here for More Airspade Info.                                                  

Soil Health and Nutrition

Soil Profile: Using an auger system we can inspect your soil profile to determine how the existing conditions may be affecting your landscape. Soil is an essential component of tree health and stability. We can provide Soil Analysis to determine if your soil has deficiencies or excessive levels of particular elements and recommend an appropriate [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Education, Land clearing, Land Development, soils, Tree Care|0 Comments

Land Use Planning

Land Use Planning Services Many people want to retain trees when new developments are being planned, whether it be a new single family house, or entire subdivisions. But, not all trees are suitable for retention, and some will be right where development is being planned. Effective land use planning and tree retention can only be [...]

Expert Witness

Expert Witness An Expert Witness is allowed to give opinions in a trial or hearing due to specialized knowledge in a scientific or technical field; in this case, the field of arboriculture. Consulting Certified Arborist Daniel J. Maple is our Senior Consultant, and is well respected for his ability to document evidence, superior communication skills, [...]

Firewise/Defensible Space Planning

Create a defensible space plan and implement the plan Before its to late! Here at A.B.C. Consulting Arborist we take tree management seriously, and fire safety is a real area of concern for us, especially in light of  global warming and the effects it is having on our Urban and Native forests. The following is [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Education, Liability, Risk Assessment, Tree Care|0 Comments

Shoreline Tree Management

Shoreline Management of trees is a complex issue, it involves a through knowledge of, Soils, Hydrology,Geology, Tree Biology, Tides/Ocean-currents and Complex Gravitational forces. The following is a brief  overview of just some of the impacts we have to Assess as we look to manage our shorelines and comply with the federally mandated "Shoreline Management Act" [...]

Tree Risk Assessments

Our Approach:  In today’s busy world, and especially in urban areas, there are many demands on a finite land base. Some people want to retain trees for all sorts of reasons, such as beauty, shade, habitat, or screening. But not everyone likes trees, often for equally valid reasons. They grow large and block views, and [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Liability, Risk Assessment, Tree Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trees,Liabilities and the Laws

Property  Liability and your trees                  .   Although trees add tremendous value to the landscape,                  if they are not monitored and cared for properly,                                                      they can become a legal liability Premises Liability and You Most property owners don’t realize that if they own property with trees they are legally considered a “Tree Steward”. [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Education, Governments, Tree Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Integrated Pest Management

Here at A.B.C. Consulting Arborist LLC we believe in Integrated Pest Management, or IPM. We believe in the use of pesticides as a last resort, and target the identified pest or disease with as much precision as possible, and we rotate the active ingredients to minimize pest(s)/disease(s) building a resistance to chemical controls. The over use [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Education, Financial, Tree Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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