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What are the Main Principles of Disaster Preparedness?

Disasters may not be totally avoidable—particularly natural disasters—but we can reduce their impact through proper disaster preparedness. Cities, state governments, utility companies and commercial businesses can improve their resilience to disasters with the right risk management and disaster preparedness strategies. Utility companies in particular need to think ahead because of the common weather events that often interrupt vital services such...


Educational | September 06, 2022

What are the Main Principles of Disaster Preparedness?

Disasters may not be totally avoidable—particularly natural disasters—but we can reduce their imp...


Educational | September 06, 2022

Who Pays for Hurricane Clean Up in the United States?

Hurricanes are one of the worst disasters in terms of loss of life and damage to property. Unfort...


Educational | September 06, 2022

How to Reduce At-Home Energy Consumption

Sustainability is vital for a variety of reasons, and at-home energy consumption is an important ...


Educational | July 14, 2022

What Does “Net Zero Carbon” Really Mean for Cities?

Climate change is at the forefront of many people’s minds, what with recent weather anomalies suc...


Environmental | June 23, 2022

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Tips on Planting Trees

Friday, April 29, 2022, is Arbor Day, a national holiday to encourage people to plant and nurture...


Educational | April 01, 2022

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What Would Happen If There Were No Trees?

On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day to remind ourselves to be grateful for our home planet. Earth...


Environmental | April 01, 2022

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What Is the Future of Energy in America?

Renewable energy is something that has been discussed for a long time, but will America ever be a...


Educational | March 02, 2022

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Why Electric Power Is Often Cut During Snowstorms

Big winter snowstorms can cause a lot of havoc, from dangerous, icy roadways to frozen water pipe...


Environmental | February 11, 2022

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How to Prepare for a Winter Power Outage

The La Niña weather pattern is back in full force this year, with typical below normal temperatur...


Safety | January 04, 2022

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Your Guide to Making the Most of Your Christmas Tree

The holiday season is in full swing, and people are heading out to tree lots in droves in search ...


Educational | December 02, 2021

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The Labor Force: A Serious Issue Within the Tree Services Industry

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused mass disruption to everyone’s lives — and the ways th...


Educational | November 01, 2021

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After the Storm — How to Stay Safe in the Wake of a Major Storm

Rainstorms are an important resource for our waterways and aquifers, bringing life-giving water f...


Safety | October 26, 2021

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Electrical Utility Budget Planning for 2022

In 2020, there were 22 weather or climate disasters that impacted the United States, each of whic...


Educational | September 24, 2021

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