Utility Rights-of-Way Wildlife Research at Penn State
Plant and animal community response to long-term vegetation management on rights-of-way
Since 1928, Asplundh Tree Expert has been dedicated to safe, efficient and innovative line clearance services to the utility industry. Reliable, uninterrupted power is an important service provided by the world’s electrical utilities and Asplundh has the expertise to help keep the power flowing. Diversification over the years has opened up vegetation management services to other specialized markets such as municipalities, railroads, pipelines, and departments of transportation.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 16,000 megawatts.
Headquartered in Philadelphia, PECO is Pennsylvania ’s largest electric and natural gas utility, delivering power to more than 1.6 million electric customers and more than 511,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. PECO is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy supplier.
Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund) is shaping the future of trees and the arboriculture profession. Science-based tree care enhances the beauty, safety and livability of our communities, and helps to protect the people who care for our urban forest.