Tree Removal in Portland, OR Our arborists take the decision to remove a tree seriously, especially if the tree itself is healthy. Urban Forest Pro’s arborists don’t necessarily like to cut down healthy trees — but the truth of the matter is that trees are a renewable resource. Sometimes tree removal is the best option; […]
Recent ISA-certified arborist Articles
Look Out for Phony Arborists
It seems all home-related services—including Portland tree services—can be subject to scam. For most people, their home is their largest investment, so home contracting jobs present a sizable target for criminals. Judging from our customers’ reports, there has been a recent uptick in Portland area tree trimming con jobs. According to a The Oregon Construction […]
Transplanting Your Trees in the Fall
There are many reasons to move a tree. Perhaps you need to transplant because a tree is causing property devaluation in its current location. It might be interrupting the sewer line, scratching your home’s siding, or continually blocking drains with leaves. Or you might want to move a plant simply because the tree will work […]
Urban Forest Pro FAQ’s: What are my Options for Replanting my Tree?
Spring is here, and many people are thinking about tree planting, whether to add more shade or to replace trees that have been removed. As Portland certified arborists, we consistently field homeowners’ questions about replanting options. After arranging our Portland tree removal services for a tree lost to winter storm damage or disease, our customers […]
How to Select a Certified Arborist
Healthy trees receive regular attention from knowledgeable arborists. But how can you tell if an arborist is truly an expert? Pick an inexperienced arborist, and your trees could suffer. Fortunately, there are ways to distinguish the true tree gurus from mere amateurs. In the following paragraphs we discuss how homeowners can find and select skilled […]
Urban Forest Pro Project Spotlight: Where Do the Wood Chips Go?
It’s fall, and seasonal delights abound. Here at Urban Forest Pro, we’re making autumn stellar with wood chip donations. If you’ve ever wondered what happens to all the wood chips from our pruning and Portland tree removal services, now you know. We donate them to farms and events. For instance, Urban Forest Pro was able […]
So You Suffered Tree Damage, Now What?
Recent storms have left many Portland trees in a sad state. High winds and ice storms often break branches, opening the tree to disease. Moreover, maelstroms may knock down entire trees—as one unfortunate cyclist recently learned in downtown Portland, when a tree fell on her. In this post, we take a look at what to […]
How to Recognize Tree Hazards
When most of us think about environmental hazards, our minds are drawn to the weather (floods, storms, etc). But often, that weather is part of what causes a less-thought-of danger: falling trees. Trees do way much more good than bad, but if not looked after, they can also cause serious damage when branches or whole […]
Tree Care in the Urban Forest [Infographic]
Trees are extremely vital to city life because they not only provide beauty but also comfort and essential environmental benefits. Our infographic explores the importance of taking the proper care of trees. From benefits of trees to signs you need an arborist to what an arborist can do to help keep your trees healthy, we […]
The First 5 Things To Do When A Tree Falls On Your House
It’s something you hope never happens, but in a city and area renowned for its trees, sooner or later a tree may fall on your house. What you do next in the pursuit of emergency tree service is crucial. In order of importance, here are the 5 things to do if a tree ever falls […]