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Staged Tree Failure Video

The Importance of Tree Risk Assessment, a Demonstration Tree Failure Video

While healthy trees provide numerous benefits, there is also risk associated with trees that are near valuable structures and possessions. Sometimes the consequences of tree failure can be severe.

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Tree Removal Time-lapse Video

ISA Certified Arborist Joe Rainwater captured this time-lapse of mechanized tree removal in action. Using two cranes, all but the biggest limbs can be ‘handed off’ directly from crane to crane, then dropped into the log truck without ever touching the ground – safe, clean and efficient.

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oak tree trunk section for lumber mill & wood slabs

Turning Past Into Future: One of Bloomington’s Most Notable Trees

1845 – that is approximately the year this oak tree began its life, in what is now Seminary Park.

It’s amazing to think about all the changes that have occurred since then. More than 100 years later, when the Seminary Memorial Plaza was built in the 1990s, the already huge white oak was showing sign of health issues. Root decay was becoming evident on the west side of the tree.

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