March 10, 2021 – The United States Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), an organization that is part of the Department of Agriculture, has removed emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine regulations. APHIS originally proposed deregulation in 2018, and the proposal was open for public comments for some time. APHIS published a ruling to eliminate federal domestic EAB quarantine regulations
Feb 19, 2021 – Wilmington, DE – As a local tree care company, Stein Tree Service reminds Delaware and Pennsylvania residents that next week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW). The week, held this year from Feb 22-26 and organized by the nonprofit NAISMA (North American Invasive Species Management Association), encourages awareness of invasive plants and insects. Multiple webinars
October 15, 2020 – Wilmington, Delaware - Winter is just around the corner, which means that homeowners should get tree inspection services to ensure their trees are prepared. The Farmer’s Almanac released their forecast for the 2020-2021 winter season, saying that the U.S.’s eastern region will be cold and snowy. Because the estimates predict heavy snowfall and storms, trees are
For years, the emerald ash borer has caused severe damage to ash trees within the United States. As an invasive species, emerald ash borer has spread rapidly since the beetle was first discovered in the U.S. in 2002. Both federal and state governments have issued quarantines to curb the spread and reduce the pest’s impact. Over the years, some quarantine
With the order mandating shelter in place restrictions until May 15th in Delaware and until further notice in Pennsylvania, many businesses considered non-essential are closed during the COVID-19 crisis. Stein Tree Service has been classified as essential due to some of the types of tree care work that we do. These essential tree care services fall under the following categories.
The entire world is concerned about Coronavirus right now and we want you to know that safety is our #1 Priority. We also want you to know that we are still available to work, and we are taking precautions to prevent unnecessary exposure for our staff and our customers, both on the job site and in house. All employees are
Wilmington, Delaware—Aug 3, 2019—Professional tree service company Stein Tree Service warns that the pathogen that causes the tree and plant disease known as sudden oak death has been found in rhododendron plants that were shipped to 28 states, including Pennsylvania. Residents should be wary, whether they have purchased these rhododendron plants or have plants and trees impacted by the spread.
Wilmington, Delaware--March 3, 2019--Stein Tree Service announces that they are permitted to work in all spotted lanternfly quarantine areas of Pennsylvania and Delaware. (more…)
Feb 18, 2019 – Wilmington, DE – Local tree care company Stein Tree Service reminds Wilmington residents that next week, February 25 - March 1, 2019, is National Invasive Species Week (NISAW). The week is set by the nonprofit of the same name to encourage awareness of invasive plants and insects, such as the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the
January 2, 2019 - Wilmington, DE - The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a threat to the ash, and some other varieties of trees, across the country. They spread easily from state to state, often by the transport of firewood from area to area. Regulations have been in place for years, which support efforts to identify EAB infestations and to