Care for Flood Damaged Trees
This 8-minute video with John Fech, Horticulture Extension Educator, Certified Arborist & Tree Risk Assessor, and Graham Herbst, Nebraska Forest Service, explains 1) reasons for potential tree damage, 2) identifying the risks, 3) considering management options and 4) how to obtain professional guidance.
- Understanding the Effects of Flooding on Trees- Iowa State University. How long will trees tolerate flooded conditions before they are injured? Understand these and other common questions about the effects of flooding on trees.
- Flood Damage to Trees, Dr. Kim Coder, University of Georgia Extension Forest Service. How flooding cause damage to trees and best practices to help them recover.
- What to Do About Flood-Damaged Trees, Dr. John Ball, South Dakota Cooperative Extension. Factors effecting severity of flood damage to woody plants.
- Helping Flood Damaged Trees and Shrubs, Dr. Joseph Zeleznick, Extension Forester, North Dakota State University.
- Floods and Trees: Helping Your Tree Recover, Sarah Browning, Nebraska Extension
- Flooding From a Tree's Perspective, John Fech, Nebraska Extension
- Inspecting and Assessing Flood-Damaged Trees, Graham Herbst, Nebraska Forest Service Community Forester, and John Fech, Nebraska Extension Educator
- Lessons from the June 2010 Flood - Gilman Park Arboretum | Pierce, NE, Gary Zimmer, Curator. Valuable learning experiences of plant loss and survival.
- Hiring an Arborist, Nebraska Forest Service. Hiring an arborist deserves careful consideration. A qualified arborist will do tree work properly and safely. An unqualified person may actually damage the tree. Unqualified persons may not have proper insurance, leaving a liability burden to the customer that could run into the thousands of dollars.
- Recovering a Flooded Landscape, eXtension
- Handling Flooding and Storm Damage in the Landscape, North Carolina State University Extension. Triage and clean-up of flooded landscapes.
- Managing Storm and Disaster Damage in Landscapes & Nurseries, North Carolina State University Extension. Helps professional garden center and nursery staff evaluate the effects of flood damage to nursery stock.
- Weather Ready Landscapes: Floods, Nebraska Extension
- Weather Ready Landscapes, Nebraska Extension
Lawns and Turfgrass
- Recovery After Historic Flood, Dr. Roch Gaussion, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. What golf course or athletic field managers and homeowners should expect after flood waters recede and what to do to next.
- Caring for Flooded Lawns, University of Missouri Extension. Evaluation of damage and management of turfgrass effected by flooding.
- Care of Flood Damaged Lawns and Turf, Colorado State University Extension. Management of lawns damaged by flooding.
Fruits, Vegetables and Food Safety
- Flooded Vegetable Garden Sites and Food Safety Considerations - Nebraska Extension. The garden season may not have started yet in the heartland, but as the waters recede and clean-up efforts continue, there’s one area of concern that many may not have thought of: the safety of garden produce from flooded areas.
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- Flooded Gardens - South Dakota State University. What to do with fruits and vegetables from a home garden that has been flooded. Food safety is a major concern.
- Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens (pdf) - University of Wisconsin Extension. Safety considerations for home gardeners when using produce from gardens that have been flooded.
- Food Safety for Flooded Farms - Produce Safety Alliance. Guidance for commercial vegetable growers on how to manage flooded crops, keeping food safety in mind.
- Dealing with Flooded Vegetable Fields - Cornell University. How commercial vegetable growers can manage plantings in fields that have been flooded to maintain a high level of food safety.
This 3-minute video with Elizabeth Killinger, Horticulture Extension Educator, discusses how to manage a vegetable garden after flooding during the growing season.