OPPD Arboretum’s fiery fall foliage includes the “Elvis Presley Sycamore.”
The Oct. 14 snow exceeded the one-inch forecast. When combined with leafy limbs, it led to one of OPPD’s 10 largest outages.
Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree’s location.
OPPD’s 26-acre arboretum is a popular spot for walkers (both canine and human), photographers and lovers of nature.
Think hardiness and color when selecting your tree, and you will get years of shade and beautiful fall color in return.
OPPD’s utility foresters keep trees located near power lines from disrupting service to customers. Here’s how the process works.
OPPD’s Forestry operations provide “browse” – luscious limbs and leaves – to animals at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
Hint: The height is related to the 1,000 plantings at the facility.
Planting a variety of trees can guard against threats like the emerald ash borer.
WHAT IS IT? The number of ash trees located within proximity of power lines within OPPD’s service territory. Utility foresters