Helpful Links

AAA INFORMATION:

Proper Pruning Techniques

Pruning Shrubs

Trees from the Ground Down

AAA’s Guidelines for Management of Coconut Palms

 

ARBORIST INFORMATION:

To learn about becoming a Certified Arborist, CLICK HERE

To learn about becoming a Certified Tree Worker, CLICK HERE

For OSHA info on safety in the tree care industry, CLICK HERE

 

TREE AND PLANT IDENTIFICATION:

Hawaii Plant ID – This website requires you to have a Yahoo account and to join up.

Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk (HEAR)
Introduced species management • species information • plants of Hawaii • and more

Weeds of Hawaii • University of Hawaii CTAHR

Common Forest Trees of Hawaii by Elbert L. Little, Jr. and Roger G. Skolmen (33MB)

PlantPono.org • Selection and planting of non-invasive species

 

INDUSTRY PARTNERS:

Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii

Western Chapter ISA (WCISA)

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

Tree Care Industry Association

ISA’s Consumer Information Website: Trees Are Good

 

OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION:

Oahu Planting Guide

The Hawaii Pesticide Information Retrieval System

LICH’s Landscape Irrigation Conservation Best Management Practices

USDA National Resources Conservation Service Web Soil Survey

White Tern Citizen Science – Facebook Page

Animated Knots by Grog

 

SOIL INFORMATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI’I:
Soil Analysis Service
A Guide to Soil Testing for Hawaii’s Residents
Testing Your Soil: Why and How to Take a Soil-Test Sample
How to Interpret a Standard CTAHR Soil Analysis Report
Soil Reaction (pH)
The pH Preference of Plants
Soils of Hawaii
     Use of Soil Amendments to Improve Chemical Properties of Soil
Use of Chemical Amendments to Improve Chemical Properties of Soil
Mulching for Healthier Landscape Plants

 

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA PUBLICATIONS (primarily by Dr. Ed Gilman)
Developing a Preventative Pruning Program in Your Community: Mature Trees
Design Solutions for a Wind Resistant Urban Forest
Wind and Trees: Lesson Learned from Hurricanes
Choosing Suitable Trees for Urban and Suburban Sites: Site Evaluation and Species Selection
Selecting Southeastern Coastal Plain Species for Wind Resistance
Selecting Tropical and Subtropical Tree Species for Wind Resistance
Selecting Quality Trees from the Nursery
Planting and Establishing Trees
Developing an Urban Forest Management Plan for Hurricane-Prone Communities
Normal “Abnormalities” in Palms

 

LINKS SHARED WITH AAA:
(Please note AAA does not endorse other websites’ or companies’ products or services.)

This website has links about sustainability, forestry, and woodworking: forestrydegree.net/conscientious-wood-use/  It was added at the request of Amy Eckhart, content specialist for the site.

Tree Conservation – Ms. Martin’s youth group in Albany, NY, found this webpage while studying tree conservation. It contains links for many non-profit, educational and other websites about tree and forest conservation.