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Landscaping to Reduce Insurance Claims

Learn how to establish and maintain a landscape that is disaster resilient and that will help reduce your insurance claims when there is a disaster. Presenter Beau Brodbeck will talk about wind resilient trees and design considerations for wind resilience. He'll also help you learn about identifying potentially hazardous trees.

Beau Brodbeck is a Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management Regional Extension Agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES).

This webinar is hosted by the EDEN Community of Practice.

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Resources Highlighted in this Webinar

Storm Publications at the bottom on Ed Gilman's webpage:
http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/treesandhurricanes/
From: University of Florida

Excellent wind tolerant tree list for Alabama

http://www.aces.edu/pubs/docs/A/ANR-1295/ANR-1295.pdf
From: Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Homeowner Guide to Safer Trees
http://www.aces.edu/pubs/docs/A/ANR-1255/ANR-1255.pdf
From: Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Preventing Soil Compaction:
http://store.aces.edu/ItemDetail.aspx?ProductID=17585
From: Alabama Cooperative Extension System

E-learn video Training Module on Urban Forest Management
http://elearn.sref.info
From: USFS

USFS Tree Risk assessment pub:
http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/uf/utrmm/urban_tree_risk_mgmnt.pdf

Trees and Ice Storms:
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/vista/pdf_pubs/ICESTORM.PDF

Presenters

Beau Brodbeck

Created by Virginia White

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Let us know what you thought about this webinar! Did it meet your expectations? What else would you like to know or learn about landscaping to reduce the risk of damages due to disaster?

Thumb_white Virginia White

over 4 years ago