Programs en Keeping Mother Nature from Branching Into Power Lines <div class="node-body gallery-body">With El Niño season around the corner, SCE’s vegetation management work takes on added importance.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Gallery Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:53:00 +0000 81981 at Top 5 Imperatives of an IVM Contract <div class="field-byline"> Lee Atkins, Progressive Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Including these elements will help ensure your vegetation management program hits its mark.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:46:00 +0000 69071 at Community Embraces Grow-Low Message <div class="field-byline"> Janssen Baij and Ben Gura, American Transmission Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Transmission Co. encourages landowners and communities to grow smart near transmission line rights-of-way.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:34:00 +0000 69061 at <p>ATC&rsquo;s Ben Gura walks a right-of-way with Davey Resource Group&rsquo;s Katie Canfield to evaluate the effects of prior IVM techniques and to plan for the next phase.</p> Shelter From the Storm <div class="node-body article-body">Having a good IVM program in place helps utilities respond to outages quickly and efficiently.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:14:00 +0000 69041 at <p>A SMUD lineman inspects vegetation near a distribution line during a routine pruning cycle.</p> Trim Trees, Trim Costs, Trim Outages <div class="field-byline"> By Jim Wiseman, Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative adopts a comprehensive vegetation management program that produces drastic outage reductions. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Vegetation Management Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:09:00 +0000 34721 at <p> The Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative territory spans more than 6,500 sq miles in the volcanic Jemez Mountains in New Mexico.</p> Utility Arborist Association President's Letter <div class="field-byline"> Anne Beard, President of the Utility Arborist Association </div> <div class="field-deck"> From the desk of the president: Let’s Be Proactive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some people say vegetation management on utility rights-of-way is like purchasing an insurance policy. That’s an interesting statement worth exploring in greater detail.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Regulations & Standards Silver Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:22:00 +0000 28081 at <p> Utility Arborist Association President&#39;s Letter</p> Proactive Approach Boosts Reliability in Texas <div class="field-byline"> By Adam Duncan and Brian Garcia, Entergy Texas Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consistent pole inspections and vegetation management techniques keep power lines in top-performing condition. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Features Programs Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:32:00 +0000 27721 at GIS Enhances Hazard Tree Control <div class="field-byline"> Comfort Manyame, Mid-South Synergy Electric Coop </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Mid-South Synergy uses a GIS-based spatial analysis plan to control and schedule vegetation management activities.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-South Synergy Electric Cooperative's mostly rural 1,635-sq mile (4,235-sq km) service territory spans six Texas counties: Brazos, Grimes, Madison,</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Vegetation Management dead GIS Mid-South ROW Soil Synergy Texas Tree trees TX140 Type vegetation Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 22752 at Urban Trees Present a Significant Challenge <div class="field-byline"> Carlos Alberto de Sousa and Henrique Diniz, Cemig; Ruibran Janu&amp;#225;rio dos Reis, Pont&amp;#237;fica </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Cemig's Wind Corridor Project matches risk to response on the Belo Horizonte distribution system.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Known as the Garden City, Belo Horizonte the capital of Minas Gerais, located in southeastern Brazil has more than 300,000 trees with a green area index</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Vegetation Management Belo CEMIG corridor Distribution Gerais Horizonte km Minas storms Universidade Urban Wind Tue, 01 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 16809 at SECO Clears the Way <div class="field-byline"> Ken Lacasse, Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Florida-based cooperative improves reliability and speeds storm restoration with integrated vegetation management. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc. is skillfully managing what was once a tricky balancing act. The Florida electric cooperative is deeply committed to</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asset Management Service Programs Vegetation Management Sat, 01 Sep 2012 16:00:00 +0000 3834 at