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Science of Arboriculture

Science of Arboriculture
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No matter where you are, keep up-to-date with the latest research-based information on tree care by listening to this podcast! Science of Arboriculture was developed by the International Society of Arboriculture to provide easily accessible educational talks by the world’s top researchers, educators, and practitioners. Subscribe to this ArborPod™ series to keep up with the fast-paced and evolving research!

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What Does Science Say About Pruning Mature Trees? October 20, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
Wildlife Retention September 15, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
Understanding Fall Protection August 18, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
Using Geomatics in Urban Forestry July 21, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
Why People Hate Trees June 16, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
The New Zealand Tree Project May 19, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
Species Diversity Reducing the Impact of Emerging Diseases April 21, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
International Cooperation on Arboricultural Studies March 20, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
Sharing Tree Assessment Data with the Public February 17, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
Destructive Potential of Branch Failure January 20, 2017 Listen Purchase Quiz
The Reforestation of Chihuahua Mexico December 16, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Tree Health Issues in the state of Florida, and Beyond November 18, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Using Digital GIS for Vegetation Management October 21, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Maximizing Pest Management Strategies September 16, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Neighborhood and Nonprofit Urban Forestry August 19, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Effects of Nature Images on Health and Wellness July 15, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Trends and Regulations Shaping Training June 17, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
UAVs and Utility Arboriculture May 20, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Storm Resiliency Programs for Trees April 15, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Turning the Tide on Non-Native Tree Pests March 18, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Exploring Structural Diversity in Urban Forests February 19, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Lessons Written in the Wind January 15, 2016 Listen Purchase Quiz
Reports: The Write Way December 18, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
From Engineers to Arborists, the Evolution of a Sidewalk Repair Project November 20, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Case for Mulch October 16, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Why Tree Dies September 18, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Lichen 101: What an Arborist Needs to Know August 21, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Using Diversity to Reduce the Impact of Exotic Pests July 17, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Organic Pesticides and the Science behind their Efficacy June 19, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Lightning Impacts on Trees May 15, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Effects of Hurricane Sandy April 17, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Tree Diversity and Water Quality February 20, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Urban Trees are not Stand Alone Structures January 16, 2015 Listen Purchase Quiz
Managing Minimum Soil Policies for Urban Trees December 19, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Solar Smart Arboriculture November 21, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Effects of Root Severance by Excavation on Two Urban Tree Species October 17, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
A science Program for Urban Natural Resource Planning and Management September 19, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Soil Volumes for Urban Trees August 15, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Biochar as a Soil Amendment July 18, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Development of Re-Soil June 20, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Impacts of Elevated CO2 Levels on Urban Trees May 16, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Caring for your Body as an Athlete April 17, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Wind Resistance of Damaged Pinus March 21, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Evaluating Canopy Distribution and Change February 21, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
New Approaches to Vegetation Management Processes January 17, 2014 Listen Purchase Quiz
Compaction and Remediation of Urban Dirt December 20, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
The Value of Trees During Climate Change November 15, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Biomechanics and Dynamics in Trees: Tree Stability Assessment October 18, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Visual Tree Assessment (VTA) for Electricity Reliability September 20, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Government and Utilities Limiting Liability due to Wildfires August 16, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
The in vitro Screening of an Antagonistic Trichoderma Strain July 19, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Trees, Stormwater, Soil and Civil Infrastructure June 21, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Innovative Survey Approach for the Public Urban Forest May 17, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Urban Forestry in the City of Melbourne April 19, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Field Pull Tests for Assessing Tree Stability March 15, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
Risk Associated with Tree-Conductor Conflicts February 15, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
The Complexity of Diagnosing & Managing Tree Decline January 18, 2013 Listen Purchase Quiz
California’s Utility Vegetation Management and Fire Risk Management December 21, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Tree Growth Regulators November 16, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Planning for Maintenance, Not Removals October 19, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Liability, Negligence, and Acts of God September 20, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
The Eucalypts: Diversity and Ecology of Australia’s Iconic Tree August 17, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Going underground: the hidden dimension beneath London’s trees July 20, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Mulching and Amending with Compost: Results of a Long-term Project on Some Ornamental Species in Different Environments June 15, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Technology at the Service of Urban Tree Management: Data Analysis and the Evolution of Street Trees May 18, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Impacts of Porous Pavements on Soil Environment and Street Tree Growth April 20, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
The Arboricultural and Economic Benefits of Formative Pruning March 16, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Tree Risk Assessment: A Review of Literature February 17, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Essential Elements of Tree Health January 20, 2012 Listen Purchase Quiz
Cognitive Surplus and Citizen Foresters: The Urban Forest Map December 16, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Trees, Neighbors and the Law: A model for Resolving Disputes November 18, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
PPE Goes Global October 21, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Evaluating the Relationship between Urban Soil Properties and Street Tree Performance in Singapore September 16, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Root Cutting and Stability August 19, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Soil Mechanics 101 July 14, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Can Changes in Branch Allometry and Material Properties lead to Structurally Safe Branches? June 16, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Good Dirt May 20, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Tomography for Tree Inspections/Assessments April 15, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Phytophthora Canker on Laurel Oak March 18, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Testing Tree Stability using Tree Pulling Tests: Research meets Practice February 18, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Branch Failure and Risk Mitigation January 21, 2011 Listen Purchase Quiz
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases December 16, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Statics vs. Dynamics November 17, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
The CODIT Principle October 14, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Greenstreets and Stormwater Capture September 17, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Fire and Needle Ants August 20, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Tree Decline July 16, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Soil Decompaction and Amendment Techniques for Improvement of Root Growth and Tree Development in Urban Scenarios June 25, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Minimizing Liability Before the Limb Falls May 20, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Using Landscape Plants for Phytoremediation April 16, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Standards and Best Management Practices March 18, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Species for Urban Tree Plantings in View of Global Climate Change February 18, 2010 Listen Purchase Quiz
Can Anyone Calculate Tree Stability? January 15, 2010 Listen
Wind Load Assessment for Ornamental Trees: Past Methods and Current Developments December 17, 2009 Listen
Incorporating Trees into Urban Rainwater Management Systems November 20, 2009 Listen
Human Fatalities from Wind-Related Tree Failures in the United States October 16, 2009 Listen
Effect of Root Pruning and Planting Depth on Tree Health, Root Form, and Stability September 21, 2009 Listen
Testing Street Trees for Decay August 21, 2009 Listen Purchase Quiz
Trees, Hurricanes, and Risk to Electric Power Systems: An Engineering Perspective July 17, 2009 Listen Purchase Quiz