Industry News Archive

  • Join the Women in Tree Care community! 

    5/4/2018 - Have you heard? TCIA, with the support of PACT Partner ServicePro, has created a new Facebook Group specifically for Women in Tree Care.
  • ASTI Grant Recipients 

    4/30/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) recently awarded  nearly $45,000 in grants to 26 tree care organizations, who will use these funds to  host safety training workshops throughout the country next year.
  • Lewis Announces Retirement of James Stenger, CFO 

    3/21/2018 - West Henrietta, NY—The Lewis family of companies today announced the retirement of its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), James Stenger, effective March 23, 2018.
  • TCIA Comments on a More Effective and Collaborative OSHA 

    3/16/2018 - On behalf of the 2,400 members of the Tree Care Industry Association, we thank Chairman Byrne and the members of this committee for the opportunity to comment on a topic that couldn’t possibly be any more important to us – worker safety.
  • ASTI grant application deadline August 15th 

    3/14/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) is a program launched by the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) in 2013 in an effort to bring affordable safety training and educational opportunities to tree care companies across the coun
  • Why limbs fall in your yard 

    2/5/2018 - Travel around a neighborhood after a storm and you will see tree limbs, large and small, scattered about the ground.
  • Earn free ISA/MCA CEUs 

    1/30/2018 - Join Professor Cecil Konijnendijk, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, February 1, 2018, at noon (Eastern) as he discusses the latest research detailing how trees help to improve our quality of life – and quality of the environment – in urban sett
  • Davey Tree announces fresh promotions for two 

    12/18/2017 - Larry Evans has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Davey Tree Surgery Co., a subsidiary of Davey Tree, and Joe Tommasi is promoted to vice president of corporate safety of Davey Tree Expert Co.
  • ANSI Z133 2017 Revision Overview 

    11/16/2017 - The American National Standard for Arboricultural Operations - Safety Requirements, also known as the ANSI Z133 or just Z133, recently completed its 2017 revision.
  • Emerald Tree And Shrub Care Honors Our Veterans 

    11/13/2017 - On Friday, November 10th, Veterans Day, a group of 10 certified arborists and tree care specialists from Emerald Tree and Shrub Care donated their time to improve the conditions of New York City’s oldest soldier’s cemetery,
  • Morbark Announces Acquisition of Rayco Manufacturing 

    11/6/2017 - Morbark, LLC (Morbark) announced today it had completed the acquisition of Rayco Manufacturing, Inc. (Rayco) This transaction represents the first addition since affiliates of the private equity firm Stellex Capital Management LP (Stellex) acquired M
  • ASTI Grant Recipients 

    10/19/2017 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI), recently awarded nearly $45,000 in grants to 27 organizations, who will use these funds to host safety training workshops throughout the country.
  • Remembering Jeremy Tibbets 

    10/19/2017 - It is with great sadness that the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) reports Jeremy Tibbets, 37, of Concord, California, CEO of A Plus Tree, Inc, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017 of a heart attack.
  • ANSI Z133 2017 Standards available early November 

    10/17/2017 - The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is hosting an Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) meeting with Dave Scharfenberger (Wachtel Tree Service) as the ASC Chair and Cary Shepherd (Husqvarna) as Vice-Chair to kick off the 2022 revision cyc
  • CTSP Workshop and Exam in Columbus, OH – Oct 31 & Nov 1, 2017 

    10/5/2017 - You have enrolled in the Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) program, are diligently working your way through the CTSP Study Guide with Critical Thinking Exercises (CTEs) and you plan to be at TCI EXPO in Columbus, Ohio, this November.
  • Morbark® Hosts 11th Demo Days Event 

    10/4/2017 - It was two days of excitement as Morbark, LLC, welcomed about 250 customers, members of its authorized dealer network, and other guests from 15 countries for its 11th Demo Days event on September 28-29.