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What is “Tree Earth-Balling”?

What is “Tree Earth-Balling”?

Agroforestry
The term "earth-balling" has gained popularity in discussions about various projects involving trees, such as constructing the Cebu Coastal Road tunnel and road improvement along S. OsmeƱa Boulevard. But what exactly does earth-balling entail? Earth-balling is crucial for relocating mature trees or vegetation that has grown past their seedling stage. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has provided comprehensive guidelines for transplanting mature trees, ensuring their survival, and protecting the environment. In this article, we will delve into earth-balling, its procedures, and the significance of preserving trees in urban areas and those affected by government infrastructure projects. The DENR's guidelines for earth-balling are outlined in a memorandum issued b...