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Why Apprenticeship? One Company’s Journey

This past November, I enjoyed the opportunity of sharing some of my experiences with the Registered Arborist Apprenticeship program alongside August Hoppe at TCI EXPO ’22 in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was really energizing to share what we’ve learned so far with those who attended the talk. In my generation, we experienced a de-emphasis on […]

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What is Needed?

Recently, I was interviewing a job applicant. I asked about his interests when it comes to work and a career. He spoke of his recent work with the U.S. Forest Service and the profound gratitude he experienced working outside in nature. The applicant also shared a curiosity about the value of the work he was […]

Finding a Balance for Trees and Profits

Recently, I was able to take a trip to some parts of the country I hadn’t seen before, including the coasts of Northern California and Oregon and back through Yellowstone National Park, most of which is in northwest Wyoming. We hiked through and camped in some wonderful forests, among massive trees and understories that were […]

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