Vegetation Management http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en Protecting Our Pollinators http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/protecting-our-pollinators <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Bayer </div> <div class="field-deck"> INTEGRATED VEGETATION MANAGEMENT FOR HEALTHY HABITATS </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Keeping the Balance: Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM)</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/protecting-our-pollinators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/protecting-our-pollinators#comments Vegetation Management Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:56:00 +0000 101821 at http://tdworld.com Photos courtesy of Derek Sebastian, Colorado State University The End of the Line for Resistant, Hard-to-Control Weeds http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/end-line-resistant-hard-control-weeds <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Bayer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Finale<sup>&reg;</sup> VU is a non-selective contact herbicide that has a unique mode of action for hard-to-control weeds, including glyphosate- and sulfonylurea-resistant species </p></div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/end-line-resistant-hard-control-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/end-line-resistant-hard-control-weeds#comments Vegetation Management Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:28:00 +0000 101731 at http://tdworld.com Photos courtesy of Derek Sebastian, Colorado State University Advanced Control for the Restoration of Open Spaces http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/advanced-control-restoration-open-spaces <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Bayer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Currently, invasive annual grasses are spreading at an alarming rate across the western U.S., out-competing native vegetation, degrading wildlife habitat </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/advanced-control-restoration-open-spaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/advanced-control-restoration-open-spaces#comments Vegetation Management Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:19:00 +0000 101721 at http://tdworld.com Photos courtesy of Derek Sebastian, Colorado State University Tree Canada to Invest to Restore Forest Destroyed by Fort McMurray Fires http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/tree-canada-invest-restore-forest-destroyed-fort-mcmurray-fires <div class="node-body article-body">Tree Canada, a tree planting charity, has announced more than $1 million investment to restore the forests destroyed by the devastating Fort McMurray wildfires last year</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/tree-canada-invest-restore-forest-destroyed-fort-mcmurray-fires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/tree-canada-invest-restore-forest-destroyed-fort-mcmurray-fires#comments Vegetation Management Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:14:00 +0000 101511 at http://tdworld.com Tree Canada Tree Care Industry Association Renews Townsend Accreditation http://tdworld.com/regulations-standards/tree-care-industry-association-renews-townsend-accreditation <div class="node-body article-body">The Tree Care Industry Association has recently renewed Townsend Tree Service's three-year Utility Contractor Accreditation</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/regulations-standards/tree-care-industry-association-renews-townsend-accreditation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/regulations-standards/tree-care-industry-association-renews-townsend-accreditation#comments Regulations & Standards Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:58:00 +0000 101501 at http://tdworld.com Randy Miramontez/Hemera/Thinkstock Building a Culture of Safety Starts with ‘Why’ http://tdworld.com/reliability-safety/building-culture-safety-starts-why <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Myers, CTSP </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Proper tree care comes with many safety precautions, but it’s a reality that sometimes those best practices are forgotten.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/reliability-safety/building-culture-safety-starts-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/reliability-safety/building-culture-safety-starts-why#comments Reliability & Safety Safety and Training Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:20:00 +0000 100531 at http://tdworld.com Pachai-Leknettip/iStock/Thinkstock PECO Investing $1.1 Million in Tree Trimming http://tdworld.com/programs/peco-investing-11-million-tree-trimming <div class="node-body article-body">PECO customers in Philadelphia will benefit from a $1.1 million investment to trim trees and remove vegetation along 335 miles of aerial electric lines. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/peco-investing-11-million-tree-trimming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/peco-investing-11-million-tree-trimming#comments Programs Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:19:00 +0000 97781 at http://tdworld.com FirstEnergy Continues Tree Trimming Program in Toledo Edison Service Area http://tdworld.com/programs/firstenergy-continues-tree-trimming-program-toledo-edison-service-area <div class="node-body article-body">To help enhance service reliability for customers, FirstEnergy Corp. continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across Toledo Edison's northwestern Ohio service area </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/firstenergy-continues-tree-trimming-program-toledo-edison-service-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/firstenergy-continues-tree-trimming-program-toledo-edison-service-area#comments Programs Tue, 08 Nov 2016 23:43:00 +0000 97651 at http://tdworld.com Beyond Patrols: Asset Inspection, Vegetation Management Service http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/beyond-patrols-asset-inspection-vegetation-management-service <div class="node-body gallery-body">A new service combines asset inspection and LiDAR with existing patrols.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/beyond-patrols-asset-inspection-vegetation-management-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/beyond-patrols-asset-inspection-vegetation-management-service#comments Overhead Transmission Vegetation Management Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:41:00 +0000 97111 at http://tdworld.com Operations Beyond Visual Line of Sight http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/operations-beyond-visual-line-sight <div class="field-byline"> Jason Grossman, Empire District Electric Co., and Nick Ferguson, NM Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Empire District Electric successfully tests LiDAR-enabled unmanned aerial system for vegetation management on a 345-kV line.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/operations-beyond-visual-line-sight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/operations-beyond-visual-line-sight#comments Vegetation Management Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:28:00 +0000 96691 at http://tdworld.com <p>This Pulse Aerospace Vapor 55 unmanned aerial vehicle with a Riegl VUX-1 LiDAR sensor (inset) is used for Empire District Electric vegetation management operations.</p>