Solutions that Work

One company's approach to finding the right employees-and keeping them engaged


  As tricky as trees can be to manage, diagnose, maintain, treat, prune and remove, they may be the easiest part of being in the tree care business. It's things like ever-changing regulations, billing and bookkeeping, equipment purchases and other aspects of running a business-the things they don't teach you in forestry or horticulture school, and which are rarely covered in tree care workshops-that often prove the most challenging. Chances are good that employee management is at the top of this list. Building the right workforce and keeping them motivated is critical to the success ... (Read More...)

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8/25/2014 - ISA Names "Award of Distinction" Winners


The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), the source for tree research, education and proper tree care, has announced nine winners in the 2014 Awards of Distinction, sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts. The Awards of Distinction were presented ...More

8/11/2014 - World Champion Tree Climbers Each Claim Third Title


New Zealand and the UK emerged on top at the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) held Saturday and Sunday, August 2 and 3 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event, presented by the Davey Tree Expert Co., brought together professional tree climbers ...More

8/6/2014 - Forestry Career and Education Guidebook Available


FireScience.org recently launched a forestry career and education guidebook that features career and employment information, internship listings, scholarships, instructor information and a degree search tool. The guide can be accessed here. ...More

8/4/2014 - Dawes Receives Zero Accidents Award


DST Inc. (Dawes Specialized Transportation), the nationwide trucking division of Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. (a member of the ALL Erection & Crane Rental Family of Companies), was recently honored for its outstanding safety record. The ...More

7/22/2014 - Two Join Arborjet Team


Arborjet, a company dedicated to developing remedies for the world's most destructive tree insects and diseases, is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Emmett Muennink, who has joined as Southwestern Regional Technical Manager, ...More



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