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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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Insights

Harsh winter won’t lessen emerald ash borer threat

The Midwest is still feeling the effects of a brutal winter, and a soaked spring. Can this extreme weather help protect trees from emerald ash borer? Experts weigh in.

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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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Work keeps arboretum busy even in winter

The colder months are when some of the pruning and maintenance of plantings at the popular location take place.

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Even in winter, it’s time to think about ash tree health

OPPD foresters recommend taking steps now to protect trees from growing emerald ash borer threat in the area.

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