Longevity as an Arborist

The topic of longevity continues to arise as a major discussion point among my peers. This has invoked a desire for me to ponder my history in this amazing industry and the events that helped me not only stay focused but allowed me to progress regularly over time. While I do not believe my path […]

Knowing the Z: It’s All in the Numbers

Tree removals and pruning are common arboricultural operations. But not everyone engaged in these operations might fit the title of arborist. At least not who we think of as arborists. Ground workers, landscapers and site-preparation contractors are all workers who may be engaged in arboriculture – managing trees outside of agricultural and forestry settings. This […]

TREE Fund announces grant and scholarship awards

At its May 2021 meeting, the TREE Fund Board of Trustees approved the following grants and scholarships. Congratulations to all recipients! Hyland R. Johns Grant Richard J. Hauer, Ph.D., University ofWisconsin-Stevens Point“Tree Health Implications of Long-term Strategies to Treat Emerald Ash Borer: Long-term Effects on Tree Injections and Tree Tissue”$24,967 This project will determine the […]

TCI Virtual Summit’ 21

TCI Virtual Summit is NOT your typical Zoom meeting! TCIA has built a robust program on a high-quality easy-to-use platform that will immerse you in the quality experience you expect from TCIA. EDUCATION 25 world-class business, safety and arboriculture sessions built to bring your business and skills to the next level. Live Q & A […]

Building on the Success of Last Year’s “Gear Up powered by Stihl” Program

It comes as no surprise that the future of the tree care industry depends on the ability to hire a new generation of qualified workers. To that end, the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) and Stihl, Inc., have joined forces through a college-focused partnership called “Gear Up powered by Stihl,” which just completed its […]

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