MCD’s program in Cobmoosa will include lot surveys, tagging trees, and the actual treatment of hemlocks. The service will begin in fall of 2022 at the earliest (due to high demand) and will continue through 2023. Lot owners will be individually contacted with an estimate, which includes the cost of both survey and treatment labor, mileage, and materials. The price will not go over the quoted estimate. Before signing on for service, you will have a chance to fully review the contract and are under no obligation to sign. If you choose to sign, MCD will then treat your trees for you.
To date, 58 CSA members (which is about 30% of our total membership) have signed up with MCD for this program. If you wish to join this list, please contact Janis Morrison via the Question/Comment Contact Us form on the CSA website. In the question/comment section of that form be sure to include the following information:
- Name, email address, and phone number
- Cobmoosa address and lot number(s)
If you have any questions about this issue, look at the Tree Problems of our website.
Treating our hemlocks is important to stop the spread of this deadly insect infestation to other hemlocks. Once a tree is attacked it will die within 5-10 years if left untreated. So, if you have even one hemlock on your property it is important to treat it.