Metro Vancouver snow storms did less tree damage than wind storms

In this article with the Vancouver Sun, Steve McCarthy, district manager of Davey's Burnaby office, tells readers what the recent snow storm means for trees. 

Posted: Feb. 10, 2017

By Steve Whysall

Arborists in Metro Vancouver say they are dealing with a slight increase in the normal number of emergency calls, but are by no means overwhelmed by requests to clean up broken branches and downed trees caused by heavy, wet snow.

Trees that had a lot of dried and dead branches or had been badly pruned over a number of years were the ones that sustained the most damage during the recent storms.

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