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Arborist Apprenticeship Program

 March 28, 2016 1:00 am  •  By Jane Fyksen MADISON, Wis. – In response to employer demand, the state of Wisconsin has created a new apprenticeship program for the arborist industry, said Ray Allen, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development secretary. Apprenticeship is structured training to prepare individuals for skilled occupations. It combines on-the-job learning under…

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How to Identify, Prevent & Treat Oak Wilt to Save Your Oak Trees

You may have heard of oak wilt, but how much do you know about this deadly tree disease? Property owners with oak trees need to regularly look for signs of oak wilt disease. One infected tree and certain sap beetles, particularly Nitidulid beetles, can quickly transmit the disease, decimating the oak population. Once the onset…