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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 …

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 …

Working with Trees: 3 Proper Safety Tips to Avoid Injuries Image Source: Pexels.com Working with trees is certainly not a profession without its dangers. And while lumberjacks might have it easier, arborists are certainly put through a lot more professionally speaking. Not only do they face the same hazards, but then there’s the added risk …

Working w/Cranes: What You Need to Know   By Mark Chisholm Should we mention that it was taken from my presentation? This article is about what it takes to do crane work from the perspective of the person doing the rigging, making the cut, whether climbing or using a bucket truck, and the  crew working …