Trees & Storms
PRESS CONTACTS: We have a list of professional certified arborist trained to speak on the talking points below for your article or TV program when a storm hits Georgia. To have a spokesperson for your region of Georgia contact Neil @ 404-913-1422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOMEOWNERS: It is tempting to clean up yard debris and branches after a bad storm. You should only collect the smallest limbs and leave bigger branches to a professionals. Bigger branches on the ground can be under tension without noticing it and popup into your body or face causing server injury. Be patient and stay safe. Find a certified arborist on our membership directory.
When a storm brings down trees and branches, the Georgia Arborist Association reminds you to stay safe. Beware of drive-by tree services and hire only certified arborists to clear the heavy debris. Below we have listed important talking points for different storm/tree situations. These points have been compiled for the public.
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