May 12 Inspect your trees before a storm strikes. Prevent damage by trimming trees and removing dead limbs or branches. Do not “top” your trees as that may weaken the tree. Consider removing trees that are decayed, hollow, aged, significantly leaning or that have cracks in the trunk.
With the start of hurricane season only one month away, Santa Rosa and Escambia counties have joined together to help residents prepare for the upcoming hurricane season with “Project Prepare- Countdown to Hurricane Season.” Project prepare offers residents simple tips on how to prepare their family and homes for the hurricane season which begins June 1 and ends November 30. A tip will be provided for each day during the month of May. Visit navarrepress.com each day to get your new tip.