Arbor Doctor Links

Links and websites with more information for Tree Nuts like us!







Tools for Assessing and Managing Community Forests

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Give Trees A Chance. Veteran Tree Care: “In the third session of The Canopy webinar series, consulting arborist Guy Meilleur discusses how decay in older trees can be managed by inspection, treatment and monitoring by following the German ZTV, TRAQ, and the ANSI A300 tree inspection standards. Meilleur also addresses techniques for advancing compartmentalization and documenting strength gain over time as trees adapt to their environment and management adapts to the trees.”

The Canopy: Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

Structural defects

Trees can develop structural defects that can make them weak. Here are some of the important ones along with suggested treatments. Treatments range from nothing, cabling, pruning, removal of the part, or removal of the tree.tree with defects

Native Plants

Acersaccharum.LegacySugarMapleRecommended Large Native Trees




Recommended Medium Native Trees

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Recommended Small Native Trees


DCF 1.0Recommended Native Shrubs Over 5′  



Small native shrubRecommended Native Shrubs Under 5′



perennialsunRecommended Native Perennials For Sun




HardyAgeratumRecommended Native Perennials For Shade




vineRecommended Native Vines 




  Recommended Native Grasses