Urban Forest trees already have the odds set against them. They are planted and growing in an environment that is not ideal for natural healthy growth. Then, add construction projects and development on top of that, and the health of a tree can go from bad to worse in no time. To continue to live in and around our Urban Forest it will require a blend of infrastructure and tree life on the same property. Our team can help you experience, manage, preserve and enhance the best of both worlds.

Common Construction Damage

  • Physical damage to the trunk and limbs
  • Soil compaction from equipment and people
  • Root damage/loss
  • Unfavorable soil pore space
  • Soil erosion
  • Limited soil nutrients
  • Exhaust damage from equipment
  • Disease spread

Construction Damage Mitigation

  • ISA Certified Arborist Consultation before work begins
  • Physical barriers to protect trunks, limbs, and critical root zones
  • Root Enhancers before root damage/loss
  • Soil enhancers to decompact and improve poor Urban Soils
  • Proper plant selection and location
  • Proper work timing – to avoid disease spread
  • (RXC) Root Collar Excavation – for buried trunks and root zones.


There are many things that can be done by the homeowner to help ensure healthy trees and landscaping. Visit our learning center for techniques and tips that you can use at home.


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