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Ice Storm Damage to Trees


Ice storms can cause tremendous damage to trees.  The damage may not only injure the tree, but may make the tree dangerous to life or property.  Homeowners must make decisions on how to repair the tree, or possibly even remove it.  Here are some links that should help.

General Tips

Ice Storm Damage to Trees

Repairing Ice Storm Damage to Trees

MU Guide Sheets:

First Aid for Storm-Damaged Trees

Felling, Bucking and Limbing Trees

Basic Chain Saw Safety and Use

Pruning and Care of Shade Trees

Other Links:

Basic Pruning Guidelines PDF


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 Horticulture for Northwest Missouri
University of Missouri Extension
Updated 02/18/13

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Tim Baker
Horticulture Specialist
102 N Main, Suite 1,
Gallatin, MO 64640

Tom Fowler
Horticulture Specialist
4125 Mitchell  Ave.,
St. Joseph, MO 64507