Protecting Trees During Construction

Development projects can stress nearby trees, leading to premature mortality or a slow decline in health or productivity. To ensure that trees survive and thrive after a develoment project, careful planning must take place prior the project's establishment. Don't wait until it's too late to protect your trees. 

Avoiding Tree Damage During Construction is a fact sheet developed by the International Society of Arboriculture.

Understanding Tree Planting in Construction Damaged Soils shares methods to avoid unfavorable growing conditions due to construction in order to grow big, healthy and long-lived trees.

Soil Compaction and Trees describes soil compaction processes and the effects it has on a tree's growth.

Construction and Tree Preservation outlines the benefits of protecting trees during construction.

Conserving Wooded Areas in Developing Communities provides best management practices to conserve wooded areas during development.