Applying Aerial-Rescue Skills in a Real-World Emergency

Aerial rescue is something we practice but hope to never have to use. Over the years, there have been many advances in climbing gadgets and different equipment used in the field, but aerial-rescue principles and processes have pretty much remained the same. There are definitely a number of things to take into consideration before and […]

Women in Arboriculture from a Man’s Perspective

I think it goes without saying that women throughout the ages have been important as leaders themselves, and have also played an essential role in nurturing or otherwise supporting men who would be leaders. This article is not about whether women have a place in arboriculture, they do. This is about how they should assert […]

Talking About Chain-Saw Pants

Hablando de pantalones de motosierra I was out in Oregon this summer training contract workers to fell and remove thousands of trees damaged by the many wildfires. We were constantly navigating through steep, rugged terrain. There were tons of downed trees, branches and debris that would grab at your running saw, which put kickback and […]

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