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Storm Resilience Tornado Releaf

Give to Grow by Trees Forever; 1:35 minutes; This is a Give to Grow Tornado Releaf Video documenting the November tornado in Washington Illinois and the efforts to reclaim the green environment and reforest Washington, IL and other sites through private donations.

 
How to Prepare Your Trees for Summer Storms  by Davey Trees Talking Trees with RJ Laverne; 7:23minutes;   A seven minute video on how to help trees become more storm resilience through proper tree care management.  Note: Cabling should be used only sparingly and installed by a professional. 

Storm Recovery Tree from Arbor Day Foundation (ADF); 1:38 minutes; A video embedded in the ADF Storm recovery site discussing “Recovery Tips after a storm that help people determine which tree to try to save.” 

In the Wake of the Storm from Arbor Day Foundation (ADF); 1:40 minutes; A video embedded in the ADF Storm recovery site discussing “Assessing damage and providing needed care to community trees is central to effective long-term disaster recovery.” 

Watch out For Scam Artists (after a Storms) from Arbor Day Foundation (ADF); 2:03 minutes;   A video embedded in the ADF Storm recovery site discussing “After a storm, it is common for people claiming to be tree specialists to show up at your door offering services. Unfortunately, many of these individuals have little to no training and are simply out to make a quick profit.”

First Aid for Trees by the Arbor Day Foundation (ADF);  1:49 minutes;  A video embedded in the ADF Storm recovery site discussing “In the aftermath of a major storm, the first impulse is often to clear away as much as possible. But rash decisions can often result in removing trees that could have been saved. Following best practices helps determine whether your trees can survive.” Six rules are given.