About Me

Arboriculture Specialist – Dave Braun, Ph.D The art and science of tree care Braun Arboricultural Consulting LLC focuses on tree care in the context of the environments in which trees define, from small ornamental plantings to entire landscapes. Our missionĀ is to give our clients an increased sense of safety and aesthetic enjoyment of the trees […]

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A General Overview

Things You Should Know about Trees Their worth, their uses, how to monitor and care for them. How much is your tree worth? In the case of a large tree, your tree is worth considerably more than the nursery stock planted long ago. Well maintained and placed trees as well as shrubs and other plants […]

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Fire Management

Minimizing FireĀ Danger in Forested Areas Requires the creation of a defensible area. Fuel reduction is key to reducing fire danger. This means removing significant dead fuels and their connectivity to vegetation layers and patches at the landscape scale. In practice, a zoned approach is recommended around homes, structures, and access routes to produce defensible space […]

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"Your tree shouldn't look pruned...it should look good!" ~David Braun

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