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1

Cutting away torn or injured bark to leave a smooth edge.

Bark tracing

2

Study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water on the earth's surface, underground and in the atmosphere

Hydrology

3

Technique for aerating the soil around a tree by removing and replacing soil in trenches made in a spoke like pattern radially from the trunk in the root zone to improve conditions for root growth.

Radial trenching

4

Detailed plans, requirements, and statements of particular procedures and/or standards used to define and guide work.

Specifications

5

Enclosed planting bed surrounding a tree, often within a paved area or adjacent to a street.

Tree island

6

Defined area within which certain activities are prohibited or restricted to prevent or minimize potential injury to designated trees especially during construction or development.

Tree protection zone

7

Linear, open excavation often used to install utilities or structural footings. Can cause tree root damage.

Trenching

8

Digging often with special machinery and shoring or other supports below the surface of the ground without an open trench. Alternative for installation of underground utilities that avoids cutting of tree roots or damage to hardscape or existing utilities.

Tunneling

9

An aeration or fertilization technique. Drilling vertical holes in the soil and filling them with materials to improve aeration.

Vertical mulching

10

Defined entrance and exit route for a property during construction, tree work or landscape operations.

Access route