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Avoiding Poisonous Plants

…lants people see are poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. Dr. Nancy Loewenstein, an Alabama Extension specialist of forestry and wildlife sciences, said there are a few more species besides these that can cause rashes.

“While most …

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Caring for Trees: Hiring an Arborist

…ected to reimburse you for damages without a civil suit to demand it.
 
Beau Brodbeck, Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, and Jack Rowe, Extension Specialist, Community Forestry, Auburn Univ…

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Caring for Trees: Post-Storm Assessment

…d.
Remove trees that have suffered irreparable damage.

 

 
Beau Brodbeck, Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, and Jack Rowe, Extension Community Forestry Specialist, Auburn Unive…

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Caring for Trees: Power Lines

…d yourself in the attempt than to rescue the fallen person.
 

 
Beau Brodbeck, Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, Auburn University.
Use pesticides only according to the directions …

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Clearing Debris from Land

…e debris:
Bulldozing

Inspect damaged trees to see if they can be salvaged. Contact an Extension horticulturist or forestry specialist for this work.
Remove valuable trees before clearing debris.
If possible, attach a rake to the…

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