The Village’s Annual Tree Pruning will begin in Maintenance Zone 3 on Monday, January 6th (weather permitting).
Winter is the dormant season for trees and usually the best time to prune a tree. This winter, the Village is pruning Village trees in Maintenance Zone 3, which is East of Rt. 83, West of York Rd. and North of Jefferson St., South of the railroad tracks. Bensenville contracted with Winkler’s Tree Service to trim 15” and larger diameter trees, indicated by a blue dot, while the Village crews will trim trees that are less than 15” in diameter. This is all part of the Village’s 4-year Pruning Cycle. After the trees are pruned they may look barren until new spring growth occurs. History has proven that proper tree pruning is vital to maintain the appearance and health of the urban forest.
Trees are pruned for improved Aesthetics, Safety and Health.
For more information on the benefits of trees please visit : https://www.treesaregood.org/treeowner/benefitsoftrees