In this CBC article, Ian Laidlaw from Davey's Ottawa, Ontario, office explains what the tree damage was like after this storm and what we should be doing to our trees to protect them.
The foliage and blooms that come with the Victoria Day long weekend are always a welcome harbinger of summer weather, but the lush greenery may have also contributed to the devastating damage suffered in eastern Ontario during the derecho storm.
Many trees were completely uprooted during Saturday's derecho storm in Ottawa, while others were toppled, and heavy branches broken throughout the region.
To read Ian's advice, click here.
The Davey Tree Expert Company, established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. With 11,000 employees, Davey Tree is the eighth largest employee-owned company in the U.S.