The trouble with leaf blowers
An eye-opening post from European Trees makes it clear that leaf-blowers are far more than an auditory annoyance.
The threat from existing pathogens and non native invasive species, the threat from climate change factors and the stresses placed upon trees, particularly urban trees by way of human detritus, including domestic pet excrement or urine is compounded by the use of these machines.
Wow. Who knew?