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VT UCF is a reliable resource and hub for Vermonters to be the best possible tree stewards. Here you will find an abundance of information on proper tree care, applications for state funding to grow and maintain our urban forests, educational programs, and links to outside resources and documents. Our Vermont Tree Selection Tool is also available online.  You can sort by topic using the sidebar or use the Resource Hub below to explore by content type. Enjoy!

How to Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees

"Trees add to our enjoyment of outdoor experiences whether in forests, parks, or urban landscapes. Too often, we are unaware of the risks associated with defective trees, which can cause personal injury and property damage. Interest in hazard tree management has increased in recent years due to safety and liability concerns resulting from preventable accidents. Recognizing hazardous trees and taking proper corrective actions can protect property and save lives."

Invasive Forest Pests on the Horizon

By now you've heard about the emerald ash borer, Asian longhorned beetle, and hemlock wooly adelgid, but what else might be lurking in the trees?

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Workshop

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment.

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