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The Return of Gypsy Moth to New England

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History In New England, in the early 1980’s Gypsy Moths had a dramatic surge in their population and their devastation. While most scientists expected a predictable, cyclical peak and crash, Gypsy Moths damaged or killed countless urban and forest trees, and defoliated normal hosts, before turning their voracious appetites on anything growing. They began diminishing […]

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Repopulating the Giants: Update

We previously introduced many of you to Archangel Ancient Tree Archives of Michigan. Our own Joe Aiken, took a road trip with Jason Kappen and Team Bartlett, joining this group on a mission to obtain new growth tissue from large old-growth redwood and sequoias in California. Along with a number of phenomenal climbers from around the country, Joe […]

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Protect Your Hardwoods From Winter Moth

Protect From Winter Moth

Winter Moth is an invasive pest that causes severe defoliation and mortality in hardwood trees. The larvae begin feeding in early Spring on developing leaves with severe infestations causing noticeable tree defoliation. In June, they drop to the ground to pupate in the soil until the fall. You will start to notice adult Winter moths […]

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In Celebration of Trees – Arbor Day 2017

By Mark Griffith, Arborjet Product Marketing Manager Today is Arbor Day, a day to remind ourselves and each other about the importance of trees. The origins of Arbor Day date back to 1854 in Nebraska, when pioneer and newspaper editor Julius Sterling Morton used his paper to share his love for trees, and their importance […]

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Is This Foursome Tee-ing You Off?

By Zac Purinton, Arborjet Inside Sales/Technical Support As a former Assistant Superintendent, I understand all the things that can get in the way when managing 150 or more acres of turf, trees, and landscape. When problems arise, it is not sustainable to simply remove every tree. Arborjet is here to help you with that pesky […]

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Problem Pests in the West

Invasive insects have been hitting the West Coast hard over the past few years. The Polyphagous and Kuroshio Shot Hole Borers have been attacking more than 300 species of trees between San Diego and San Luis Obispo Counties, killing hundreds of thousands. Arborjet has been working on this since 2012 in the Pasadena area. These […]

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A Year in Review

By Russ Davis, Arborjet President and COO 2016 was another strong growth year for Arborjet as we continued to help our customers protect our urban and natural forests. New invasive insects are finding their way here and our expanded customer base puts cities in a position to fight back from Maine to Hawaii. Our continued […]

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Arborjet’s Gift Continues to Give

More than 3 years ago, Arborjet was called in to look at some trees located at a prominent government operated Cemetery. These very large trees, lined the graves of brave service men and women. Their destruction would have devastated this sacred site. Arborjet quickly realized that the time for processing a request through government channels […]

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Taking Root and Giving Thanks

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Arborjet’s third annual class of “Taking Root” College Scholarship recipients will be headed home to celebrate with friends and family. It seems the perfect time to recognize the accomplishments of these new members of our Arborjet family tree as they start on the path to careers in the arboriculture […]

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