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The cost of tree removal in Taos, 87571 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 Taos you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Taos is $770 which is -25% below the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Taos Zipcode 87571 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Taos 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 Taos, 87571, New Mexico.
Taos is located in Plant hardiness zone 5b.
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 Taos is the Native Bark Bettles.
Map of Taos.
Tree removal in Taos costs $770 which is -25% below the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Taos, in New Mexico with latitude 36.4072, longitude -105.5731, 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.
Taos, New Mexico has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 24,700,000 or 2,945 trees per person in Taos, 87571, 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 Taos, 87571 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.
Taos coordinates are 36.4072, -105.5731 and the average weather readings are the following: