The winter is a great time to remove or prune trees because trees are dormant, and many trees can be pruned anytime of the year. In the cold months, home owners usually do not think about their trees, mostly because their time spent outdoors is limited. Many people cling to the indoors during the cold months, and tree work slows. In our industry, the winter months are definitely a down time for
Arborists often work closely with families in the course of contract jobs, and can sometimes become familiar enough with their clients to exchange life stories, or even take part in them. One such client story was sent to us by Davey Tree Expert Company arborist Nick Crawford, and seemed like the perfect, albeit bittersweet, love story to share on Valentine’s Day.
For many, the holiday season is a time for exchanging gifts, fond reminiscing, and enjoying the company of family and friends. It is also a wonderful opportunity to become involved in service projects and charity drives, and provide those who are less fortunate the opportunity to truly enjoy the holidays.
TCIA is proud to say that there are many tree care companies who have taken this lesson to heart, and as such have made a profound difference in their communities. Here are just a few companies that have engaged in philanthropy this year:
TCIAF’s 17th Annual Student Career Days at TCI EXPO is coming up in November, in Charlotte, N.C., and I’m looking forward to seeing you at the show and, hopefully, at the competition at Freedom Park on Nov.15. Having competed in tree climbing competitions the last 22 years, my passion for climbing grows each year.
TCIA offers a wide range of education opportunities through our workshops, webinars and our credentialing and certification programs. Often, our Member companies step up to the plate to help us out with these trainings.
TCIA got another shout out on one of our member blogs! Dad’s Tree Service, in Springfield, VA post recently about the benefits of being a member of TCIA. Dad’s Tree Service is actually also celebrating a milestone anniversary, having spent 20 years in tree care in Northern Virginia.
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TCIA staffers attended Massachusett's Arborist Association's Arbor Day event on Boston Common on Friday, April 26. Check out the slideshow below for a peek at our member companies cleaning up the Common ... Boston Strong!