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Resistance Genes That May Protect Your Ash Trees

According to the US National Park Service, there has been a steep decline in the number of living ash trees within the National Capital Region, which includes many parts of Northern Virginia. This sharp decline has begun to affect forests and landscapes throughout the...

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How To Manage Storm-Damaged Trees

While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought much of our community to a halt, Mother Nature remains as fiercely active as ever. At the beginning of August, Tropical Storm Isais rolled through Northern Virginia with near-hurricane conditions. It flooded roads, knocked out...

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Foreign Pests & Disease: Significant Tree Loss in the U.S.

Our forest ecosystems are vital to keeping our environments sustainable, and that’s also why it’s important to keep an eye on the condition of our landscapes. We should stay vigilant and look for signs of pests and disease in order to prevent them from spreading and...

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What Causes Sudden Oak Death?

There are a variety of factors that can lead to a tree’s death, including stress from weather conditions, disease, insects, pollution, and soil erosion. A particularly dangerous threat, however, is Sudden Oak Death (SOD), a fungal disease caused by Phytophthora...

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Signs Your Oak Tree is Dying

In the spring and summer, as flowers bloom and trees fill with leaves, it’s easy to spot when a plant is unhealthy or dead. Oak trees, while loved for their substantial size and strength, are not immune to decay, even in summer. A variety of factors can cause death in...

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