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Tag: trees

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Arborists sharpen their skills at OPPD Arboretum

Training exercises help tree crews practice and reinforce the safety protocols involved in trimming trees near power lines.

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Infographic: Plant right to save big

The right landscaping in the right spots can beautify your property and save you money.

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Arbor Day Festival helps educate the next generation

OPPD forestry and wildlife specialists work with local students on interactive activities that benefit the environment.

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Emerald ash borer update: Here’s what you need to know

The trees where the pest was first found are declining at an alarming rate, forester says. Should you treat a tree or replace it?

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Video: The tips you need to plant a tree

OPPD foresters offer their guidance and demonstrate how to successfully plant a tree.

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Restoring a customer’s power

Power restoration to individual customers involves tree trimming, safety and time-intensive work.

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