Don’t Top

Tree topping is a world-wide problem. People often top trees because they want to make them safe, because they want to save a tree and the view, or just because they wish to have a smaller tree. Topping does none of these things, which is why we need to stop doing it. Topping is the cause of trees becoming dangerous, topping ruins the view and the tree, and topping doesn’t even work to make a tree smaller as it responds by speeding up its growth rate. Read more here.

Five Reasons Not to Top

Wrongs Done to Trees

Six Ways to Kill Your Tree

Tree Biology Pop Quiz