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Revolutionary machine makes trimming and tree removal safer By Erik Avanier – Reporter Posted: 7:29 PM, June 14, 2019Updated: 12:31 AM, June 15, 2019 https://youtu.be/VAbxDcYYsnU JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Professional tree trimmers call it a grapple saw crane, but Canary Tree Trimming owner Justin Hartmann simply calls it Megatron. That’s because, much like the character from Transformers, …

Alex Subak, Arborist Training Coordinator and School Director, ACRT Arborist Training There is a lack of fundamental training and safety knowledge in tree care. Right off the bat, it just has to be said. There are reasons for this, and debates could rage back and forth for days about the root causes, but stakeholders in …

Digital marketing has never been more important than it is today in 2019. Some businesses choose to focus on traditional outlets, but the truth is, in 2019 you won’t be getting a lot of new costumers from a printed phonebook. Tree working services are no different. A lot of potential customers will be local based, …

New Space Offers New Opportunities By Alex Subak, School Director, ACRT Arborist Training ACRT Services, a nationwide utility service consulting firm offering expert, independent consulting solutions to utilities and associated organizations throughout the United States, including vegetation management consultation and training, customized safety courses, technology solutions, and utility metering services, recently completed our relocation to …

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 …