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Want to Design Our Next T-Shirt? Enter the Arborje-Tee Shirt Contest!

Arborjet T-Shirt Contest

Are you an arbor-artist? We’re looking for a design for our next t-shirt! Between Monday, November 13th and Friday, December 22nd, we invite you to submit a sketch – be it novice or novel – outlining what you want our next arbor-themed t-shirt to look like. We envision this design being a t-shirt anyone can wear, arborists and […]

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That Moth You’re Seeing May Be Winter Moth, and Your Hardwoods Could Be in Danger

Winter Moth

Have you noticed suspicious moths fluttering around, though the weather is getting colder and we’re heading into winter? They could be Winter Moth (Operophtera brumata), and the hardwood trees in your landscape may be in danger. Make sure infestation doesn’t take its toll next year by planning your early spring treatment now.   The Origin […]

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It’s Time to Winterize Shrubs, Trees, and Perennials – Here’s What to Recommend

Winter Winterizing Tips

The seasons are changing and the weather is cooling, meaning it’s time to winterize shrubs, trees, and perennials. Your clients should begin preparing their landscapes for the tumultuous weather ahead so next year, a fresh, clean start welcomes them into the spring season. First, you’ll want to recommend your clients determine their plant hardiness zone […]

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Keep Japanese Beetle at Bay Next Year

Japanese Beetle

This year, the Midwest experienced major defoliation due to a small pest called the Japanese beetle. Contrary to its name, the Japanese Beetle is not as problematic in Japan as it is in the U.S., as Japan has more natural predators which control it. In the U.S., this pest wreaks havoc on nearly 200 species […]

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Recovering from Hurricane Damage – Help Your Trees Survive and Thrive

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma’s impact on much of Florida, was catastrophic – the most intense in the Atlantic since Dean in 2007. Like many other storms, Irma caused widespread damage to landscapes, including trees, palms, and plant material, throughout both Florida and the southeast. Numerous trees were lost, while many of those remaining were left severely damaged […]

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Don’t Let Gypsy Moth Wreak Havoc Again Next Year – Here’s What to Do

Gypsy Moth

This year, we saw severe tree defoliation across the country, most notable in oak and beech trees throughout New England. We also saw messy patios, furniture, and outdoor living areas, and in some cases, even unexplained red, itchy rashes. The culprit? Gypsy Moth. In the last few years, the Gypsy Moth population in New England […]

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Restoring the Historic Belle Isle Saw Mill in Detroit, Michigan

Belle Isle Saw Mill 1

The Arboriculture Society of Michigan Foundation was established in 2015 to promote arboriculture and urban forestry professions across the Great Lakes region. The community-wide collaborative offers scholarships, financial support, and historical preservation initiatives to preserve the rich history of these fields and educate the public. Our Joe Aiken leads the ASM Foundation as president, and […]

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Arborjet to Treat Buffalo’s Oldest Sycamore Tree in September

This week, we hosted a joint press meeting with the mayor of Buffalo, New York, to announce our upcoming treatment of Buffalo’s oldest sycamore tree in September. Along with SiteOne, Draves Tree Service, and the City of Buffalo’s forestry department, we will be donating this treatment to protect the sycamore against anthracnose.     Anthracnose, […]

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Arborjet and Princeton Tree Care Treat U.S.A. Ash Tree Champion

Ash Champion

A few weeks ago, we set out to treat the white ash state champion of New Jersey. We were in for a nice surprise. It turns out the ash is actually the largest in the country.     Our Mid-Atlantic Regional Technical Manager Trent Dicks partnered with Princeton Tree Care for the donation treatment event […]

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