• Tree Climber

So You Want My Job: Arborist / Tree Trimmer

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. Every little kid wants to climb trees — it’s just built into us

  • Crooked Tree

Unique Nature Photo: Crooked Spine Pine

In 2006, while hiking on a trail through the woods, we came across this tree. It was in the middle of the trail, so we weren’t the only ones who’ve seen it. But I’m guessing most people didn’t look at it from the angle I photographed it, so they wouldn’t realize the cool curve of

  • Yosemite Fire

Yosemite Fire & Tallest Pines Update

Recent September 6th news shares that the 20-day Rim Fire is expected to burn another two weeks. It blackened  246,350 acres, or 385 square miles in northern California forests since Aug. 17th. The fire has grown by almost 10,000 acres since Thursday the 5th, although it stayed mostly within containment lines that firefighters made around

  • Tree_Benefits

What are my trees worth?

What are my trees worth? National Tree Benefit Calculator Trees in urban areas provide a number of important benefits. They help to clean the air, curb storm water runoff, raise property values, sequester carbon, and reduce energy costs. Enter information about a street-side tree and learn about the benefits it provides. Street-side trees are typically

  • Certified Arborist

ISA Certified Arborist ® Code of Ethics

ISA Certification Board Code of Ethics The ISA Certification Board has implemented an ISA Certified Arborist® Code of Ethics policy to serve as a central guide and reference for arborists in support of their day-to-day decision making. It is meant to define our organization’s mission, values and principles, linking them with principles of professional conduct

  • Tree Bid

How to Get a Good Competitive Bid from a Tree Service

If you are a homeowner looking for competitive bids on tree work you need to know a few things about the tree care industry. First you should know that the majority of tree care companies understand very little about trees. They are in the market for tree removal only and make their money by cutting