Tree Topping and Storm Damaged Trees

Many of us, all across the country, have experienced storm damaged either from the harsh winters or devastating springtime and summer storms.  Many of the trees damaged by severe storms will have large broken branches.   Repairing trees damaged like this is often difficult and more time consuming than the simpler job of "topping" them.  Topping is a very destructive approach to pruning trees and is not recommended.    Our friends at the Nebraska Forest Service have some advice concerning Tree Topping. What is Tree Topping? According the … [Read more...]