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David Pratt

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Colorado Bark Beetle Prevention

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Colorado Bark Beetle – Why do they kill trees and what can be done to prevent it?

When you drive up to Summit, Grand, and Park counties in the Colorado mountains, there are entire forests of evergreen trees that have died out. The acreage of the dead forests may sometimes even rival that of a forest fire. The trees remain standing, but the needles are rust-colored and starting to drop. This forest damage is the work of one very small culprit – the bark beetle. Read More

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Signs That A Tree Needs To Be Removed

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Is My Tree a Property Hazard? The Things to Look at When Considering Whether to Remove a Tree.

Heavy snowstorms, windstorms, and hailstorms down trees and break branches all over the Colorado Springs area every year.

Trees that have died and trees with a compromised root system, base, or trunk are at a highly increased risk of falling or having branches break. Read More