TCIA Tree Care Industry News

  • Cracks Can Cause Hazards in Trees 

    3/17/2017 - Tree failure is a major cause of property damage, especially after high winds. If the wind is strong enough, even healthy trees can be uprooted or broken.
  • Don’t Use Climbing Spikes When Pruning Trees 

    2/28/2017 - Climbing spikes are sharpened steel spikes attached to the climber’s leg by leather straps and padded supports. A tree worker should only use them to access trees being removed.

Read all Blog posts

  • Mid-State Technical College 

    3/22/2017 - The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) presented Ron Zillmer, associate dean at Mid-State Technical College, the 2016 Advancing Arboriculture Award at its Winter Management Conference in Puerto Rico, Feb. 6.
  • Blacklisting Repealed 

    3/17/2017 - After a narrow vote in the Senate on March 6, the so-called “blacklisting” rule that sought to force federal contractors to disclose previous labor-law violations has all but been eliminated.

Read all News items