Dual Accreditation Sets YTS Apart from Other Tree Services

Hard work and attention to detail are what Keith Yetzer says helped his business – YTS Companies, LLC, a seven-year TCIA member based in Maple Grove, Minnesota – earn its original Residential/Commercial Accreditation back in March 2016. Then, when it was time to go through their first Accreditation renewal this past spring, Yetzer says they […]

Family Effort Equals Accreditation Success

A passion for tree care is what motivated Mike DuPont, president of Capital Arborists, Inc. – a 10-year TCIA member company operating in the greater Sacramento, California, area – to be part owner of two different tree services over the past couple of decades. “Originally, I ran a tree-service company with a friend of mine,” […]

Accreditation Boosts Credibility at Metropolitan Forestry Services

For Meggan Hargrave, acquiring her father’s tree care company – Metropolitan Forestry Services, Inc., a 33-year TCIA member company based in Ballwin, Missouri – meant the opportunity to bring some improvements to the business that her father, Dan Christie, founded in 1976. She and her husband, Matthew Hargrave, bought the business from Christie, a former […]

What to Look Out for in Climbing Harnesses

Without a doubt, one of the most critical pieces of equipment for a climber – following closely on the heels of quality personal protective equipment (PPE) – is the harness or saddle they choose. Sometimes described as your home in the tree, the proper harness ensures your comfort as you move about in the canopy […]

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