Welcome to the GAA

A resource for tree care professionals and the public to protect and care for Georgia's trees.

    GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT TREES


    These pages are intended as a resource for tree care professionals and the public. In many cases, the information has been compiled or written by one of GAA's members. The GAA has chosen the information carefully; however, the GAA  does not warranty its accuracy nor any work performed using information presented herein.


    The Tree's Environment

    "Small and Medium Plant Selection Lists for Urban Environments" by Dr. John M. Ruter, University of Georgia [February 2018]

    Article: "Native Tree Species of Georgia" by Dr. Kim Coder, University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources [February 2010]

    Article: "Water and Trees: Understandings for Tree Health" by Dr. Kim Coder May 2012]


    Soil and Roots

    Article: Soil Compaction Stress & Trees: Symptoms, Measures, Treatments by Dr. Kim Coder  [December 2007]

    Article: "Diagnosing Soil Compaction Using a Penetrometer (soil compaction tester)" by Sjoerd W. Duiker, Pennsylvania State University College of Agricultural Sciences [added July 14, 2014]










    Georgia Arborist Association


    Email:  info@georgiaarborist.org
    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 8802 ~ Atlanta, GA  31106

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