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11/21/2014 - New England Grows Recognized as a Top 25 Trade Show

Rob Meyer, Editor In Chief
New England Grows, the horticulture industry's premier trade exposition and educational conference in the Northeast, was recognized by Trade Show Network News as one of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Trade Shows in the country at an awards ceremony held Nov. 14-16 in Cleveland, Ohio. New England Grows will be held Feb. 4-6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. In addition to a trade show...


Editor's Note: Trouble in the Tree Borough - Rutherford, New Jersey is having major issues with trees - Always on the hunt...

11/20/2014 - Editor's Note: Trouble in the Tree Borough

Rutherford, New Jersey is having major issues with trees
Rob Meyer, Editor In Chief
Always on the hunt for interesting, newsworthy and relevant stories for readers of Tree Services and our website, I came across this interesting story about Rutherford, New Jersey, a city that's supposed to be a tree haven that is anything but right now (read full story here). Residents of 'The Borough of Trees' are claiming their local officials aren't taking care of the borough's notable...


11/19/2014 - EAB update: Massachusetts latest state to institute quarantine

By Rob Meyer, Editor In Chief
Add another state to the growing list of places where the Emerald Ash Borer is wreaking havoc across the country. On Monday, Nov. 17, it was announced that Massachusetts has issued a statewide quarantine on ash lumber and all hardwood and firewood (Read full story here). The invasive, tree-killing insect has killed 50 million trees in Ohio and Michigan alone and Massachusetts officials are worried...


11/19/2014 - Houston, We Have a Problem

Illegal Tree Removal Cases Increase in Texas City
By Rob Meyer, Editor In Chief
It's becoming quite expensive to illegally remove trees in the city of Houston, Texas. In a story published on Tuesday, Nov. 18 in the Houston Chronicle, businessman Ali Dhanani and attorneys representing the city of Houston were negotiating what ultimately would be a $300,000 settlement for the illegal removal of six oak trees at one of Dhanani's Wendy's restaurants on Oct. 29, when conversation...


11/18/2014 - Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Tests Kalahari Waters for 2014 Convention and Show

By Lawrence Aylward, Editorial Director
People were stunned when they heard the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation (OTF) was moving its annual conference and trade show to a place in northern Ohio that's famous for its themed water park. Would golf course superintendents, sports field managers and landscape contractors choose to float down a lazy river on tubes rather than soak in education from seminars? After more than 20 years of staging the...


Dilemma in Massachusetts - Historic graveyard faces removal of 30 trees - While perusing the Internet Wednesday morning fo...

11/12/2014 - Dilemma in Massachusetts

Historic graveyard faces removal of 30 trees
By Rob Meyer, Editor In Chief
While perusing the Internet Wednesday morning for current events in the tree care industry, I came across this interesting story about the potential removal of 30 aging trees in Burial Hill, a historic cemetery in Plymouth, Massachusetts. To summarize, the town of Plymouth held a public hearing Monday, Nov. 10, to determine whether or not the trees should be removed from Burial Hill. This landmark,...


10/16/2014 - STIHL Celebrates 40th Anniversary

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - STIHL, Inc., the headquarters for U.S. operations for the worldwide STIHL Group, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of manufacturing in the U.S. What began with fewer than 50 employees assembling one model of chain saw in a rented warehouse in 1974 has grown into a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Today, STIHL manufactures more than 275 model variations, exports...


10/10/2014 - Nufarm Announces Early Order Rewards Program

MORRISVILLE, N.C. - Lawn care operators and arborists can earn valuable rewards through the Turf Early Order Rewards Program from Nufarm Americas, Inc. And the sooner they act, the more rewards they can earn. From Sept. 15, 2014, through March 13, 2015, LCOs and arborists have the best chance to save on the leading industry brands of Nufarm, Cleary Chemical Corp. and Valent USA Corp., all under...


SavATree Announces Stan Holat New District Manager in Chicago - BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. - SavATree has promoted Stan Holat to ...

10/10/2014 - SavATree Announces Stan Holat New District Manager in Chicago

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. - SavATree has promoted Stan Holat to district manager for Chicago. In his new role, Holat is responsible for service delivery to all Chicagoland customers. This includes the sales, operations and customer service functions. Holat holds the designations of certified tree safety professional from TCIA and certified arborist from ISA. He is the former president of the Fox Valley...


Morbark Welcomes Lou Hicks as Tree Care Products Sales Specialist - Morbark, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of L...

10/9/2014 - Morbark Welcomes Lou Hicks as Tree Care Products Sales Specialist

Morbark, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Lou Hicks to its sales team as tree care products field sales specialist for the Northeast region. A certified tree expert and arborist, Hicks brings more than nine years of experience in tree care and 20 years of sales experience to Morbark. Since February 2005, he served as lead sales, operations and compliance manager at Caffrey Tree &...


10/3/2014 - Proposals Invited for TREE Fund Research Fellowship

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Applications are due Nov. 3, 2014, for the 2015 TREE Fund Research Fellowship, which offers up to $100,000 for a multi-year mentored doctoral research project focused on Urban Forest Sustainability. Grant proposals should address urban forest sustainability issues relating but not limited to: Nursery production practices that enhance survival, structural integrity and post-installation...


Davey Promotes Noark to Manager of Recruiting and Training - KENT, Ohio - The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the ...

10/2/2014 - Davey Promotes Noark to Manager of Recruiting and Training

KENT, Ohio - The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the promotion of Mark Noark to manager of recruiting and training. Noark started with Davey in 1984 and has worked both in the field and the corporate office in the past 30 years. His field experience includes working in Davey's utility service line in addition to working in Davey's residential line as a foreman. In 2003, he was promoted...


9/29/2014 - Chippers, Inc. Adheres to Best Industry Practices

Chippers, Inc., a commercial and residential tree care company with branches in Woodstock, Vermont and Meredith, New Hampshire, has renewed their accreditation in accordance with Tree Care Company Accreditation standards put forth by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). Accredited tree care companies must re-apply every three years so their practices can be reviewed and the continuation of best...


Terex Environmental Hosted Dealer Training Event and Conference - FARWELL, Mich. - Terex Environmental Equipment hosted a ...

9/29/2014 - Terex Environmental Hosted Dealer Training Event and Conference

FARWELL, Mich. - Terex Environmental Equipment hosted a two-day Dealer Training Event and Conference during September for their North American Dealers. The theme of the event was "Get Your Hands Dirty" and the first day was spent on site. The full range of nine arborist chippers were demonstrated, including the new TAC 720 with gas engine. In addition, the TSL 220 with forestry mulch attachment...


Davey's Ober Retires After 39 Years - Gordon Ober, Davey Tree vice president, personnel recruiting and development, retire...

9/29/2014 - Davey's Ober Retires After 39 Years

Gordon Ober, Davey Tree vice president, personnel recruiting and development, retired this month after 39 years of service to the company. Ober started with Davey in 1975 as a sales and service representative at Davey's Akron Lawnscape office. He has held several other positions within the residential and commercial service line, such as district manager for Davey's Pittsburgh Lawnscape office...


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