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What is an ISA Certified Arborist and why should I care?

An ISA Certified Arborist an individual who has achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation’s leading experts on tree care. Certified Arborists must also continue their education to maintain their certification and adhere to a Code of Ethics. Therefore, they are more likely to be up to date on the latest techniques in arboriculture.

What does ISA stand for?

ISA stands for International Society of Arboriculture.

Can I verify that you are truly ISA Certified?

Not only can you verify that we are ISA Certified, we encourage you to do so. Please visit the verification page of the ISA website and follow the steps outlined.

What is crown thinning?

Crown thinning is the selective removal of stems and branches to increase light penetration and air movement throughout the crown of a tree. The intent is to improve a tree's structure and form.

What is crown cleaning?

Crown cleaning focuses on the removal of dead and dying branches.

What is crown raising?

Crown raising is the selective removal of lower branches.

What is crown reduction?

Crown reduction is the selective removal of some larger upper branches to lower a tree’s height.

What is selective pruning?

Selective pruning is when we use our expertise to provide an all encompassing approach to your trees, bushes, and shrubs.

Do you remove the stump?

We can remove the tree and then recommend a reliable company to remove the stump for you.

I see you provide wildfire mitigation. What exactly does that mean?

Put simply, wildfire mitigation is the implementation of various measures designed to minimize the destructive effects a wildfire has on your property.