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Dealing With Storm Damage to Trees

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Heavy Rains and Strong Winds have resulted in storm damage to trees across the state.

Learn how to assess the damage and make decision on what to keep, what to remove now, and when to wait.

Find guidance on when and how to hire a certified arborist.

two large trees fallen on a house

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How to Hire a Tree Care Professional

General Pruning Techniques

How to Prune Specific Plants

Before the Cut

Tools to Make the Cut

More Information

What to do after a hurricane (University of Florida)
Dealing with Storm-damaged Trees In the Landscape (Louisiana State University)