Trees provide numerous benefits to those living & working in the urban environment, which increase with the trees size & age. However, the older & bigger trees get the more likely they are to drop limbs or branches or cause root damage to the site then inhabit. In managing these trees, tree owners must recognize the tree benefits & risk. Below are pictured of damage that trees can cause
Whether Hazards are created by strong winds or ice storms, or whether construction on the site may or already has negatively affected the tree, tree owners should recognize tree risk & management strategies to help ensure the trees are able to provide their full complement of benefits.