Pruning Trees Near Electric Utility Lines
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This guide is only for qualified line-clearance workers. It is not for homeowners or others who have not been trained properly to work near electric utility lines. However, all people who care about trees should read this guide to learn what pruning practices are best for trees near these lines. The pruning procedures shown are appropriate whether or not the trees are near electric utility lines.
The guidelines are for high-value trees in cities, residential areas, parks, campgrounds, scenic areas and highways, and other places where tree health, beauty, and safety are important.
The guidelines given aim to reduce sprouting, reduce the working time in a tree for the tree worker, increase the time between pruning cycles, and help the trees planted near lines be as healthy, safe, and attractive as possible.
This guide has become the standard for many utility companies and those that provide their tree care services.
A side-by-side English / Spanish version is also available.
Size: 6″ x 4″