OPPD foresters recommend taking steps now to protect trees from growing emerald ash borer threat in the area.
OPPD’s utility foresters keep trees located near power lines from disrupting service to customers. Here’s how the process works.
Planting a variety of trees can guard against threats like the emerald ash borer.
Caretakers of the facility use the trees’ own trimmings to replenish the mulch used on its 26 acres.
Vrtiska, who supervises vegetation management, said there is no typical day in his job, which includes customer interaction.
OPPD’s forestry team has a new, innovative tool to help keep trees from interfering with power lines – either due to