Arborists are important for diagnosing dead tissue on a tree and expertly pruning it away. While removing dead or diseased limbs sounds like common sense, average people can’t always tell what dying wood looks like until it’s too late. It’s a job that takes a keen eye, especially when people are concerned about the conservation of trees in an area!
The removal of diseased, dying, or dead branches from a tree is called, appropriately enough, deadwooding. While there are many aesthetic and safety benefits to deadwooding, it is also one of the most important activities for conservation. Read more