Posted: January 08, 2021

In this Living the Country Life Radio article and episode, R.J. Laverne, Davey's manager of education and training, shares advice on how to recycle your Christmas tree.

Snowy evergreen trees outside

There is a lake about a mile from my house, and every year right after the holidays someone’s Christmas tree is laid on the ice. The neighbors make bets on the day the ice melts enough for the tree to fall through. It then sits on the bottom of the lake where it becomes a refuge and feeding area for the fish.

R.J. Laverne is a master arborist for The Davey Tree Expert Company in Ohio. He says another way to benefit nature is to put the tree out in the woods and stand it upright.

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