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After wildfires ripped through Maui in August, staff at ePlant set up 15 of their TreeTags on the Lahaina region’s largest banyan tree, which had been damaged, to help arborists understand how to help it recover. The TreeTag sticks into the trunk, combining sensors and AI to measure growth, keep track of water and light inputs, monitor carbon capture, and store the data in the cloud. “Trees have their own unique way of communicating, and our sensors are like their translators,” co-founder and CEO Graham Hine says. Anyone with trees in their yard will find the information helpful in keeping them healthy.

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