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Last updated: 6 March 2023
The cost of tree removal in Amherst, 68812 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 Amherst you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Amherst is $763 which is -6% below the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Amherst Zipcode 68812 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Amherst 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 Amherst, 68812, Nebraska.
Amherst is located in Plant hardiness zone 5a.
The state tree for Nebraska is Eastern Cottonwood, Populus deltoides which can be found in abundance in one of the 54 State forests or 2 state parks.
With 3.2% of the state is forested, there are approximately 1570000 forested acres in Nebraska. With a population of 1934408 and an estimated 392500000 trees statewide, there are 203 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 Amherst is the Pine Wilt and Mountain Pine Bettle.
Map of Amherst.
Tree removal in Amherst costs $763 which is -6% below the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Amherst, in Nebraska with latitude 42.9784, longitude -78.7998, 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.
Amherst, Nebraska has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 1570000 or 203 trees per person in Amherst, 68812, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Pine Wilt and 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 Amherst, 68812 in Nebraska 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 Pine Wilt and Mountain Pine Bettle, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 3.2% in Nebraska across 2 state parks and 54 state forests there are 54 endangered species of trees and N/A. With 1570000 forested acres which are 3.2% of land still forested and 1 invasive tree(s) and plants like Pine Wilt and Mountain Pine Bettle taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Eastern Cottonwood, Populus deltoides would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Amherst coordinates are 42.9784, -78.7998 and the average weather readings are the following: