WeConservePA has published an eight-page guide, Tree Law in Pennsylvania, to assist conservation organizations in responsibly managing their holdings. The guide was authored and made possible by the generosity of Gilbert P. High, Jr., Esq. The introduction to the guide reads as follows:
Trees benefit us all; they can also bring conflict. This guide provides legal insights on typical neighbor disputes and responsibilities concerning trees near property lines. It reviews roles and responsibilities regarding trees in public rights of way. The guide also addresses the issues of liability for injury as well as the damages a court might award for cutting down or harming someone else’s trees.