An individual that is trained to care for, maintain, and plant trees is an arborist. Arborists are well versed and knowledgeable in the science of tree care. They not only understand, but are specially trained to care for the individual needs of trees. This includes properly treating common tree issues such as tree disease and pest infestations.
Trees add value to your property, and with proper care can lead to a solid return on your investment. Your trees are a valuable asset and hiring an arborist to care for them is an important decision. Poorly maintained trees can become a liability; where as, well maintained trees add value and attractive focal points to your property. Tree work should only be performed by individuals properly equipped and trained to safely work on trees; because tree work such as pruning and tree removal can be dangerous work.
What is a Certified Arborist?
A Certified Arborist is an arborist that has a achieved a specific level of knowledge in tree care, through experience and education. In order to become certified an arborist must demonstrate their knowledge by completing, and passing, a comprehensive examination developed by some of the leading experts in tree care. In order to maintain certification, arborists must continue their education, remaining up to date on the latest scientific information and techniques available in arboriculture.