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Using Arboriculture to Help New Parents

By Meg Smolinski As the outreach coordinator for the University of Maryland’s Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, I have the pleasure of interacting with students, faculty and staff on our beautiful campus. As a horticulturist and Certified Arborist, I lead service projects across campus, and last year, these outreach efforts expanded to include a new program, […]

Considering the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Here at TCIA, we are always thinking about our members’ businesses. But let’s face it – it is impossible for us to know all the issues impacting our members on a day-to-day basis. We rely on you for information on what is keeping you up at night. This summer, a 100-year-old law about birds was […]

Rotochopper named CMMA Manufacturer of the Year

Rotochopper, Inc., in July 2020, was recognized as the Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association (CMMA) 2019 Manufacturer of the Year. This award recognizes member excellence and the investments, services and contributions to the CMMA group. “Rotochopper joins the assembly to further advance the truth that today, growth and innovation can rarely be maximized by one company, […]

TGC Engineering joins Davey Resource Group

Davey Resource Group, Inc. (DRG), a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, a 47-year TCIA member company, has acquired certain assets of TGC Engineering, LLC, based in Sharon Center, Ohio. Founded in 2001, TGC offers civil, municipal and environmental engineering services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm and DRG have […]

Echo Bear Cat is now Crary Bear Cat

Crary Industries, Inc., manufacturer of Echo Bear Cat outdoor power equipment, announced the brand name is now Crary Bear Cat, effective in August 2020. Acquired by Echo Inc. in 2006, the Echo Bear Cat brand line includes professional-grade, outdoor power equipment. Crary Bear Cat of Crary Industries remains a subsidiary of Echo Inc., an 18-year […]

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