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Title: HOW to Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees

Author: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,; USDA Forest Service,;

Date: 1996

Source: NA-FR-01-96. Radnor, PA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Trees add to our enjoyment of outdoor experiences whether in forests, parks, or urban landscapes. Too often, we are unaware of the risks associated with defective trees, which can cause personal injury and property damage. Interest in hazard tree management has increased in recent years due to safety and liability concerns resulting from preventable accidents. Recognizing hazardous trees and taking proper corrective actions can protect property and save lives.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; USDA Forest Service 1996. HOW to Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees. NA-FR-01-96. Radnor, PA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry

 


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