Urgent Tree-Care Information in the Wake of Storm Available from the Arbor Day Foundation

Nebraska City, Neb. (Jan. 10, 2008) – To help communities with important and practical information about safety and tree care in the wake of a storm, the Arbor Day Foundation has developed free online resources for the media. The Storm Recovery Kit may be reviewed and downloaded for reproduction from the media section of www.arborday.org. The kit includes new information about safety, saving trees, identifying whether a tree can be saved, tips on cutting and pruning, and how to avoid scam artists posing as arborists in the wake of a storm.

The Storm Recovery Kit is an easy-to-understand guideline that explains how to care for trees following a severe storm. It also includes downloadable graphics to support your coverage of the storm.

For the free Storm Recovery Kit, go to arborday.org/media/stormrecovery.


About the Arbor Day Foundation: The Arbor Day Foundation is a nonprofit conservation organization of nearly one million members, with a mission to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. More information on the Foundation and its programs can be found at arborday.org.