Protecting Trees from Construction Damage, A Homeowner's Guide

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10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Booklet
Abstract: 

Explains techniques that can be used to minimize the impact of construction on trees. Describes landscape protection plans, special construction methods, symptoms of damage and treatment strategies. Includes a list of tree species and information about their tolerance to root severance, soil compaction and flooding; soil pH preference, mature height and spread; potential to become hazardous; whether their roots cause damage; and landscape value. For homeowners, real estate developers, builders and remodelers, contractors, tree services and others interested in protecting trees from construction activities.

Author: 
Nancy L. Miller, David M. Rathke, Gary R. Johnson
Topic Areas: 
Horticulture
Business
Human Communities
Landscape
Target Audience: 
Consumers
Business Community
Producer / Landowner
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Pages/Length: 
13 pages
Date Produced/Published: 
1995
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$4.00 + S&H
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

MES Distr Ctr (order@dc.extension.umn.edu, fax 612/625-6281). Credit cards: 800/876-8636, 612/624-4900.

Organization code of item (if any): 
FO-6135-SEEK