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Tree maintenance: Whose responsibility is it?

Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree's location.

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Emerald ash borer remains threat to trees

We’ve managed to slow it down. But four years after its initial discovery, this invasive pest is a growing presence in Nebraska.

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Event keeps count of bird species, habits over time

Any bird or nature enthusiast can join the Great Backyard Bird Count, which begins Feb. 14. OPPD’s arboretum is a great place to find them.

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These varieties are the four best trees to plant this fall

Think hardiness and color when selecting your tree, and you will get years of shade and beautiful fall color in return.

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Photo gallery: OPPD Arboretum alive with summer color

Take a virtual stroll through the arboretum and enjoy some of its trees, shrubs and flowers in their late summer glory.

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Infographic: How tree-trimming methods help reliability

OPPD’s tree-trimming policy and practices ensure branches don’t interfere with power lines and other electrical equipment.

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