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  • Don’t Use Climbing Spikes When Pruning Trees 

    5/2/2017 - 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.
  • Tree Pruning to ANSI Standards 

    12/28/2016 - Winter is an excellent time to prune dead and hazardous branches out of trees, according to tree care experts.
  • How to Prune a Bleeding Tree 

    3/24/2015 - I had my maple tree pruned last spring and afterwards it seemed to leak sap all over the place.



  • ASTI grant application deadline August 15th 

    8/23/2017 - 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
  • Safety is a Mindset 

    6/14/2017 - According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 4,821 people – more than 13 per day – died while doing their jobs. In 2016 alone,
  • No Shortage of Acronyms in the TCI 

    6/7/2017 - Oftentimes I have found it annoying when people “belt out” acronyms assuming we all should know what they stand for.