The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: trees

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Video: Arbor Day tree tips from an OPPD forester

The holiday is a great time to learn more about how trees help your energy efficiency - and how to safely plant them near electrical equipment.

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Tree pruning now can prevent storm damage later

Taking steps early in a tree’s life will make it stronger as it ages, and more resistant to damage from severe weather.

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The 4 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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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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