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Radio Interview: George and Lisa Discuss the Spotted Lanternfly, the Value of Insurance and the Benefits of Being a One-Stop Shop

Did you catch George and Lisa’s radio interview on May 21? George and Lisa Pogue returned to Chambersburg’s News Talk 103.7 FM (37 S. Main St.), and the 12-minute radio interview covered everything from what to expect when the Spotted Lanternfly inevitably reaches Franklin County, the value of being “fully” insured (as well as what …

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Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania: Threats and Solutions [ALERT]

On March 3, it was announced that twelve counties were being added to Pennsylvania’s Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Zone, which brings the total number of counties under quarantine to 26 – including Cumberland and Dauphin Counties, which are in our service area. According to Penn State the insect is a threat to the region’s agricultural industries, …

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The NEXT 40 Years – Maintaining a Culture of Investment (and RE-investment)

Because 2018 marks the fortieth anniversary of Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping, we’ve posted a series of articles outlining our history. The first post was about safety because, well, safety is always first, and then we went back and acknowledged the people who gave us a leg up when we needed it and challenged …

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April-Through-September Showers (Plus Fall Fertilization) Bring *Next* May’s Flowers

In 1972, Hurricane Agnes flooded large swaths of Pennsylvania, and the Mickey’s Inn Road area of Scotland, PA – already prone to flooding due to its proximity to the Conococheague Creek – was inundated to the point that when the rain let up and the water finally went down, it left waterlines on the walls …

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40 Years – Maintaining a Startup Mindset: Don Engle’s Discipline in the Wilderness

Family friend Don Engle provided solid leadership, oversight of crews, vehicle and equipment record keeping as well as trusted spiritual counsel for more than 30 years. He is sorely missed by so many of us since his passing in 2012. In addition to his work at CVTS-L, Don served faithfully by the side of George …

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40 Years – Maintaining a Culture of Mentorship: Lessons for Life and Business from the Kirkpatricks

It is easy to see that we have grown, diversified and expanded not only our selection of services but our service area as well. We’ve been blessed every step of our journey with the support, guidance, partnership and mentorship of several unique individuals. Of special recognition would be the late Dr. Joseph Kirkpatrick and his …

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When to Preserve and When to Plant Anew: The White House’s Jackson Magnolia and Gettysburg’s Witness Trees

The White House recently announced that it is removing the Jackson Magnolia that has stood on the South Lawn for nearly 200 years. The tree – now at risk of collapsing – was originally brought to the White House by President Andrew Jackson, and it has provided shade for 39 administrations. We didn’t get to …

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CVTS-L’s 2017 Christmas Tree Wrap-Up (Pictures!)

As ISA-Certified Arborists, we love trees year-round, but during the month of December, when Christmas trees start popping up around town, it seems like the community almost catches up with us. Here are a few ways that trees have dominated Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping’s holiday season including: Erecting a 30’ tree in downtown …

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