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By Todd Kramer, CTSP The tree care industry brings us very diverse work, with assignments from the very simple to the very complex. One day we are structural pruning very small trees, and the next day we may be removing large dead trees over many obstacles. During my 29 years working in this industry, we …

In my nearly 30 years as an arborist, I have seen numerous changes in our industry. Our tools are constantly improving for everything, from climbing and rigging to machines like chippers, grapple loaders and all the various types of cranes we can use. These tools can make our work safer and more efficient. Another “tool” …

Digital marketing has become an essential part of any business strategy and the need for this is only going to increase going in to 2019 and beyond. Working within the tree industry one thing I see is that many Tree Service companies seriously lack in their digital marketing efforts. More and more people are going …

Face-to-Face Education Matters: Instructors Make the Training Alex Subak, School Director, ACRT Arborist Training In my role as School Director, I frequently encounter resistance to the idea of in-person training. Besides the cost of the training itself, employees have to take time off work to get the training, there might be transportation costs as well …

The Bore-ing Back-cut… The Bore-ing Back-cut… by Tim Ard, Forest Applications Training, Inc.     Once you have completed the first four areas of information on your felling plan it is time to choose a back cut to fall the tree. You may choose to simply start from the back of the tree and cut …

Be Safe. Get Chipsafe. Here is what people have been saying: “This device will stop the infeed if you put your hand or foot in the infeed chute past the safety plane. It is easily restarted if you do trip it, virtually not losing any productivity, and most importantly, keeping the operator safe“ — Jeff …

To Splice or Not to Splice?                                                 SRT & Non-Spliced Climbing Lines Marlow Ropes’ range of CE certified and ANSI compliant climbing, rigging and accessory lines are field proven and trusted by …