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TAG: Tree

Loftness debuts updated version of Kwik-Trim

January 28, 2015By

Loftness Specialized Equipment released a new version of its Kwik-Trim compact mechanical tree trimmer. The trimmer is powered by a 47.6 hp diesel engine and includes an upgraded chassis and powertrain, said the company. Compared to the previous Kwik-Trim model, the new trimmer is approximately 800 lbs. heavier and is 7 in. wider 7 ft. longer. According to Loftness, the... read more

Tree-Shock system safely wards off wildlife

December 9, 2014By

Bird Barrier released its patent-pending Tree-Shock system, which conditions birds and other wildlife to leave trees by shocking their feet with “a painful but harmless electrified pulse,” says the company. The Tree-Shock is a .5 in. PVC tube with two stainless-steel wires wrapped diagonally around it. It contains a battery-powered charger that sends short electrical pulses down the wires. The... read more

Cooper Lighting

April 15, 2013By
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Lumiere offers a variety of surface, wall and tree mounting accessories. All are equipped with a standard 0.5-in. NPS threaded mounting hole to accept fixtures with 0.5-in. NPS threaded stems. Made from die cast aluminum or stainless steel, they are available in several finishes, including black, bronze, white and more.   read more

Beware the angry football fan

March 9, 2013By

Here’s a picture of one of two famed oak trees that stand at Toomer’s Corner, the gateway to the Auburn University campus. For 130 years, the two trees provided a stately welcome on the campus to students and visitors alike. The oaks symbolized the university’s school spirit, and it was a longstanding tradition at Auburn to drape them heavily in... read more

Arborjet names two new managers

February 5, 2013By

WOBURN, MASS.—Dr. Don Grosman has joined Arborjet as technology advancement manager, and Trent Dicks has been named Atlantic regional technical manager. Invasive pests such as the emerald ash borer, rugose spiraling whitefly  and oak wilt have devastated urban forests across the United States. These new team members are now in place to support the company’s growth and heighten awareness of... read more

‘Homeowner Talk TV’ explores maintenance, irrigation

January 29, 2013By

LAS VEGAS—A recent episode of “Homeowner Talk TV,” a local weekly TV program that explores important issues facing homeowners in the Las Vegas Valley, focused on landscaping and irrigation issues. Hosts David Stone, president of Nevada Association Services, and John Leach, partner in the law firm Leach, Johnson, Song & Gruchow, examined proper landscape maintenance in residential yards and common... read more