Eco-Friendly Living: How to Protect Trees During Construction

The Green Gazette column shares arborist Dennis Brown's advice on how to protect trees during construction, including a list of tips about how to keep your trees healthy during the upcoming construction season.



White oak before construction
A 125- year-old white oak in Hope, Rhode Island, before construction began on the neighboring house.
PHOTO: DAVID SCHWARTZ
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The same oak one year later after developers were forced to add 3 feet of fill soil over its roots to obtain a septic permit.
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