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Last updated: 6 March 2023
The cost of tree removal in Fort Benton, 59442 varies depending on the size of your tree, it’s location on your property and access.
The biggest factor affecting price is the local tree service in Fort Benton you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Fort Benton is $766 which is -12% below the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Fort Benton Zipcode 59442 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Fort Benton has a set of tree ordinances that indicates whether your tree can be removed.
Normally if the tree is dead, hazardous, planted too close to your home or not considered significant due to its small size you should be able to remove it without a permit.
Click here for the local tree ordinance in Fort Benton, 59442, Montana.
Fort Benton is located in Plant hardiness zone 4a.
The state tree for Montana is Ponderosa Pine, Pinus ponderosa which can be found in abundance in one of the 54 State forests or 0 state parks.
With 27.45% of the state is forested, there are approximately 25,500,000 forested acres in Montana. With a population of 1,068,778 and an estimated 6,375,000,000 trees statewide, there are 5,965 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, N/A to be exact, as well as N/A threatened species and 1 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Fort Benton is the Mountain Pine Bettle.
Map of Fort Benton.
Tree removal in Fort Benton costs $766 which is -12% below the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Fort Benton, in Montana with latitude 47.8183, longitude -110.6674, it would depend on how cold your winters get. Colder weather in Northern states brings reduced demand for tree services which increases competition and reduces prices.
Fort Benton, Montana has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 25,500,000 or 5,965 trees per person in Fort Benton, 59442, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Mountain Pine Bettle you will need a permit to remove a tree. Refer to your local tree ordinance here for more info.
Most home insurance coverage in Fort Benton, 59442 in Montana with cover tree removal if the tree has fallen in a storm. This will not include the removal of healthy trees or neglected dead trees. If your trees are invasive like Mountain Pine Bettle, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 27.45% in Montana across 0 state parks and 54 state forests there are 54 endangered species of trees and N/A. With 25,500,000 forested acres which are 27.45% of land still forested and 1 invasive tree(s) and plants like Mountain Pine Bettle taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Ponderosa Pine, Pinus ponderosa would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Fort Benton coordinates are 47.8183, -110.6674 and the average weather readings are the following: