1:5:10:365 EcoTip Blog

October 31, 2008

:305 Grounding Trees

Filed under: :305 Grounding Trees — Tags: , , , , , , — John Banta @ 12:22 am

Take the 1:5:10:365 challange: Do one thing – for 5 to 10 minutes – 365 days a year to make our home and planet environment better.

1:5:10:305 EcoTip: Trees can be grounded with lightning rod systems to protect them against lightning strikes. This is especially important for trees near buildings since the lightning can jump from the tree to the structure.

Large Tree Struck By Lightning Courtesy of Lightning Rod Stuff
Large Tree Struck By Lightning

  Courtesy of Lightning Rod Stuff 

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 Additional Information:

Suggested Review: :303, :304

More information about grounding systems for trees is available from lightning rod stuff.

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