One-handing…the other pandemic

Usually I find arborists (real arborists) to be among the most safety-conscious people there are. Usually when there’s an OSHA rule or an ANSI Z133 requirement, I find arborists trying to comply and do the right thing. Usually. As an industry and as a profession, in the U.S. anyway, we are way out of whack […]

Fall Showcase Issues

Unless you are a brand-new reader to this publication, you probably know that, due to COVID-19, TCIA opted not to hold TCI EXPO this year, which had been scheduled for the end of October in Baltimore, Maryland. Not surprisingly, every other arboricultural trade show or conference scheduled between June and December either canceled outright or […]

The Virtual Magazine

Over the last 30 years, TCI Magazine has built a large and very loyal readership. As we work hard to ensure that the print publication continues to expand the sphere of knowledge and aid in the professional growth of arborists everywhere, we also realize that people need and expect to receive their knowledge in different […]

How Much Experience is Enough?

As arborists – and ignoring for a moment what the outside world thinks of us – is there some experience threshold we reach when we can look in the mirror and say with assurance, “Experience? I’m good, thanks.” What about the other arborists who work with and for us? How much experience is enough? As […]

TCI Magazine and TCIA in a Changed World

Recent events in the U.S. and around the world have caused us at TCI Magazine and TCIA to reassess whether our thoughts, our words and our actions have been strong enough and timely enough. This introspection has already led to some profound changes and will undoubtedly lead to more change as opportunities present themselves. Taking […]

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