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Essential Resources for Urban Tree Risk Management
posted Aug 30, 2012 08:50 AM by dhartel

Recent publication of ANSI standards and BMPs for urban tree risk management makes it imperative that the profession change and adapt.

Urban Tree Risk Management: A Community Guide to Program. Design and Implementation, NA-TP-03-03, J.D. Pokorny (Coordinating Author), 2003 [http://1.usa.gov/OHL8QV]

ANSI A300 (Part 9) Tree Risk Assessment a. Tree Structure Assessment, TCIA, 2011 [http://bit.ly/U904tl]

Best Management Practices: Tree Risk Assessment, E.T. Smiley, N. Matheny, and S. Lilly, International Society of Arboriculture, 2012 [http://bit.ly/PMCimI]

Example Tree Risk Specifications for Municipalities and Arborists


Creating Smartphone Apps
posted Aug 05, 2012 10:17 AM by dhartel

Even an arborist can develop apps for Android smart-devices with this on-line site developed and hosted by MIT.

A Google account and a quick setup on Mac or Windows will get you started.  Use the on-line tutorials and forum to jump-start your creativity.

Learn more at http://explore.appinventor.mit.edu/


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