Hazard Evaluation of Community Trees

What does that mean?

Why should you bother? Who does that kind of work? What do you look for?
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When should it be done?

Where can I get more information?

USDA Forest Service.  1996.  "How to Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees"  Available from the Document Center (202-512-1800), or off the web from the Hazard Tree Web Page at  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/hazard/index.htm, where there are many other useful documents.  For other information, advice and help on this topic, call offices of your State Urban Forestry Coordinator or University Extension service, or visit urban forestry web sites.