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2023 Taking Root Scholarships Awarded

Arborjet | Ecologel is pleased to announce that it has awarded the 2023 Taking Root Scholarship. Now in its tenth consecutive year, the program offers up to $10,000 in scholarship to students who plan to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, landscape architecture, entomology or a related major at an accredited two-or four-year […]

California Air Resources Board Advances Zero-Emission Initiatives

Environmental initiatives have long been a focal point for the state of California. Leveraging its unique position under the Clean Air Act, which allows the state to request a waiver from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to implement emissions regulations exceeding federal standards, California continues to push ambitious environmental policy. This year’s efforts include two […]

Keepers of the Trees

The tree care industry has experienced significant changes in the last decade, with equipment and communication advancing how many of us do business. Across the developments within arboriculture, the equipment always seems to steal the show. Everyone loves the large, backyard portable buckets and the 100-foot grapple saws. But how are we advancing the art […]

Lahaina Monkey pod storm damage

Snapshot from Lahaina

Before the fires burned a large section of Lahaina, Hawaii, in early August 2023, there was wind – lots of wind. “We were working the whole week before (the storm and wildfires) in the neighborhood that was most directly affected, doing annual maintenance pruning, up through Monday,” says Mike Merritt. Merritt is director of tree […]

SavATree Merges with Atlas Tree Service, Expands Reach in Utah

SavATreein July bought Utah-based Atlas Tree Service. This partnership creates SavATree’s third branch location in Utah. It now has 82 branches nationwide. Atlas Tree Service is a highly regarded company in the Utah community and the green industry as a whole, with a loyal customer base and reputation for superior service. They specialize in all […]

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