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REGENERATING HOLLOW TREES FOR LIFE Guy Meilleur, guy@historictreecare.com   Dormant buds on this Corymbia intermedia, pink bloodwood, are sprouting at a growth point, or “node”, after the end was reduced.  The sprouts on the left are withering due to shade.  The sprouts on the right harvest sunlight, form buttresses, and transition from epicormic to endocormic.  …

   Simple Lowerable Base Anchors By Macintosh Swan CTSP This article is going to explore two different stationary rope work positioning (SRWP) anchoring systems and my experience with them. These are not systems I created, just modified to fit my needs. I am not going to get into the forces inherent in any climbing systems, …

ITCC Rules The ITCC rules are reviewed annually by the Rules Committee. If changes are required to make the event safer, follow changes in industry standards, or create a more efficient method of event scoring, those changes are made during the review period which is generally held October through December. The most current version of …

    Dear Prospective Reach Out WorldWide Team Member, My name is Danny Nausha and I am a Fire Captain with the City of Pasadena and the Saw Team Leader for Reach Out WorldWide. We are currently looking for highly-skilled crew members to join us on future deployments as part of Reach Out Worldwide’s Saw …

WHERE SHOULD FRICTION BE IN OUR ROPE RIGGING SYSTEMS?   Hello fellow arborist.  I am not an engineer and I am not a technical writer.  I am going to write on the level of most of us; because I am a tree guy, like most of you.  I will write my articles from what I …

During the winter months when work slows down, it’s hard to find worthwhile events to attend. In 2014 this was not the case-at least in the Northeast. Brian Noyes of Ocean State Arborist Training created a venue that will no doubt be duplicated in the years to come. His creative approach to aerial rescue training …

Ohio Fall TCC – 2014 – Nick Markley Wins GJM Rev: 141216    1600 Nick Markley won Ohio’s Fall TCC on December 13, 2014 at Jeffery Park in Bexley, Ohio. Nick’s techniques, innovation & “vision-for-the-climb”, are improving by leaps between TCC’s.   In the Master’s, Nick used an innovative combination of 2 separate & independent SRT …