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The cost of tree removal in Elk, 88339 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 Elk you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Elk is $770 which is -25% below the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Elk Zipcode 88339 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Elk 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 Elk, 88339, New Mexico.
Elk is located in Plant hardiness zone 6b.
The state tree for New Mexico is Piñon Pine, Pinus edulis which can be found in abundance in one of the 35 State forests or 7 state parks.
With 31.99% of the state is forested, there are approximately 24,700,000 forested acres in New Mexico. With a population of 2,096,829 and an estimated 6,175,000,000 trees statewide, there are 2,945 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, 7 to be exact, as well as 6 threatened species and 21 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Elk is the Native Bark Bettles.
Map of Elk.
Tree removal in Elk costs $770 which is -25% below the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Elk, in New Mexico with latitude 53.825, longitude 22.3614, 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.
Elk, New Mexico has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 24,700,000 or 2,945 trees per person in Elk, 88339, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Native Bark Bettles you will need a permit to remove a tree. Refer to your local tree ordinance here for more info.
Most home insurance coverage in Elk, 88339 in New Mexico 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 Native Bark Bettles, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 31.99% in New Mexico across 7 state parks and 35 state forests there are 35 endangered species of trees and 6. With 24,700,000 forested acres which are 31.99% of land still forested and 21 invasive tree(s) and plants like Native Bark Bettles taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Piñon Pine, Pinus edulis would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Elk coordinates are 53.825, 22.3614 and the average weather readings are the following: