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

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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

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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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Tips for Treating Your Trees in Hot Weather

Treating in Hot Weather

Though it’s almost August, there will still be plenty of hot weather ahead for many of us. For those of us treating trees, that means the battle against heat and humidity is on, and there are certain factors to consider now that may affect the success of your treatment. If you’re safeguarding against pests this […]

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Arborjet Wins ASM’s 2017 Corporate Award for Philanthropic Success

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Here at Arborjet, we believe corporate support is the life blood to a strong industry future. That’s why an essential part of our job is giving back to our community through philanthropic initiatives, education, scholarships, and more. We were recently selected by the Arboriculture Society of Michigan (ASM), the Michigan chapter of the International Society […]

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Go Behind the Scenes of Our R&D Lab and See How We Innovate!

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At the Arborjet R&D lab, we’re always hard at work innovating new products for the future. Each of our products is tested for effectiveness against pests and for plant and applicator safety on-site to make sure they’re the best they can be. For example, we’re currently assessing the activity of AzaSol, plus two new actives, […]

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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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