Talking Trees with Davey Tree

The Value of Forests - Canada's National Forest Week

September 23, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 37
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
The Value of Forests - Canada's National Forest Week
Show Notes

Amanda Pipes from Davey's Calgary, Alberta, office talks about the benefits of our forests, how you can help keep them healthy and the benefits of teaching others about trees. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Benefits of trees (1:28)
  • How forests benefit wildlife (2:09)
  • Wildfires (3:02)
  • Drought and what you can do (3:50)
  • Flood control (6:44)
  • Cleaning the soil (7:13)
  • Amanda's favorite trees for Calgary's climate (7:31)
  • Weather changes and what trees to plant (9:13)
  • Chinook (10:18)
  • How Amanda started her job (11:11)
  • Educating others about their trees (13:12)
  • How often should you have an arborist do a safety check on your property? (14:31)
  • Diversity in the landscape (15:22)
  • Satisfaction of helping others (16:26)

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To learn more about National Forest Week in Canada, go to the Canadian Institute of Forestry's website.
To learn more about the benefits of trees' shade, read our blog, The Benefit of Shade Trees - Nature's Sunscreen.
To learn more about drought tree care, read our blog, What Should I Do with My Trees in a Drought?

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