Workforce & Training

women tree care workers

Ten Years Strong: Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop

When someone tells you, “You changed my life,” the goosebumps that swirl up from your toes to the top of your head cement how fragile we all really are. Ask someone, “Can you tell me something memorable you did 10 years ago?” and most people can’t even remember one thing they did last month. Ten […]

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When It Comes to Climbing, Women Can Do This!

True empowerment of women can only happen as a result of not the removing of empowerment for men, but of our ability to stop caring about gender at all. It’s no secret that men make up the majority of the workforce in the field of arboriculture in the United States, but it seems that with […]

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Patriotic Support Results in DoD Award for Petree Arbor Owners

It isn’t every day that someone in the tree care industry gets a call from a representative of the U.S. military to inform them they’ve won the Department of Defense Patriotic Employer Award. But that’s exactly what happened to April and Brad Petree, husband and wife co-owners of Petree Arbor, Lawn & Landscape, Inc., located […]

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