Sources for More Information
Bulletin #25: Tree Line USA
A Tree Line USA application form, support materials, and additional information about the program is available at this site. Get it at our Tree Line USA page.
Copies of two booklets that provide guidance for meeting Tree Line USA requirements are available to anyone who works around trees.
Trenching and Tunneling Near Trees by James R. Fazio
Several videos are available that can help show the way to better pruning and underground work near utilities. All are available from:
- Trenching and Tunneling: A Video Guide for Excavating Around Trees (17 minutes)
- Utility Pruning: A Video Guide for Pruning Near Utility Conductors (17 minutes)
- Managing Trees for Public Safety Video Series–The Administrator’s Responsibility (12 minutes)
- Root Injury and Tree Health (10 minutes)
The professional organization that unites utility professionals who work with trees is The Utility Arborists Association. You can contact them at utilityarborist.org or by phoning the International Arborists Association at 217-355-9411.