Why is lighting protection important?

Whether lighting strikes are common or not in your area, protection should always be considered. Public outdoor facilities such as golf courses should take extra caution to these measures.

Lighting Injury:

Depending on the severity of damage to plant tissue, lightning is not always detrimental.  Typical "wounds" will cause striping of bark in a spiraling effect down the tree. Woodland Tree Services can help in deciding if treatment is beneficial after a strike.

Lighting Protection Techniques:

(LPS) in trees are much like the ones used for buildings and large structures. The objective of a (lps) is to protect the structure and/or people around it. In areas with flat land and tall structures the risk for lightning strikes at pin-point locations increase.

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