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Arborist Services

What is an Arborist?

     An Arborist is a specialist in the care of individual trees. Arborists are knowledgeable about the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an Arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well-cared-for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property. Poorly maintained trees can be a significant liability. Pruning or removing trees, especially large trees, can be dangerous work. Tree work should be done only by those trained and equipped to work safely in trees.


I've attended the following workshops over the last few years:

~ Recognizing and Reducing Tree Failure Risk in our Communities 10/25/2013

~ New Perspectives in Tree Care 10/5/2012

~ Tree Risk Assessments & Plant Appraisals - The Basics 9/27/2012

~ TRACE - Carson City 3/29/2012

~ California Tree Failure Report Program 1/12/2012

~ Caring for Large Mature Trees in the Landscape 10/7/2011

~ The Use of Cranes in Trees 8/11/2011

~ The Changing Face of Arboriculture 3/18/2011

~ International Tree Risk Field Day 11/5/2010

~ The Busy Arborist’s Guide to ANSI Standards  6/25/2010