Tree removal is a necessary but potentially dangerous task.
In the past, the only way to remove a tree was to do it manually, with a large saws and other hand-held tools. This was not only time-consuming but also quite dangerous. Performing operations requiring strength and skill while high up in a tree was, and still is, a challenge.
Sights & Sounds of Modern Tree Removal Job
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.
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.
Not your everyday tree removal
The City of Bloomington Parks & Recreation contacted us after discovering a honey bee colony in the hollows of a tree that needed removing. Our owners father is a beekeeper, so we were in a good position to help out.
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.