arborist arborist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a specialist in treating damaged trees

Usage(s):

  • Instead of spraying, the arborist may also inject Benlate directly into the tree trunk, which puts the fungicide into the elm's circulatory system.

News

  1. Forest Rangers For a Day

    Before school let out for the summer, the fifth-grade students at Campus Elementary School had the opportunity to become forest rangers — for a day. Certified Forester Eric Bridges and Certified Arborist Wes Hopper demonstrated how the students could apply their existing skills in math and science to determine a wealth of information about trees including their worth.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. Mountain climbing arborist uses skills to rescue cats from trees

    A North Bend arborist is using his climbing skills for a higher purpose – rescuing cats stuck in trees! In addition to managing trees, Shaun Sears and Tom Otto operate “Canopy Cat Rescue.” They offer their services day or night, in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia and everywhere in between. Though you may think if a cat can climb UP, she should be able to get down. That's not always the case. According ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

  3. Arborist discusses tree damage after storm

    "There is a lot of damage," said Patrick George with Heartland Tree Service. Severe Weather Center 9 tracked storms using the exclusive radar well before the team approached the Carolinas. Despite advanced warnings, wind from Thursday's storms was so powerful it knocked down massive trees within seconds. Eyewitness News talked to local arborists, who say strong wind wasn't the only reason trees ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

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  • "The arborist kept telling me, 'you've got to take these trees down, because a limb could fall down, and people go by with their baby carriages, walking their dogs, riding their bicycles' and it was just truly a hazard," Tomlin said. "Even my...
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Lily Tomlin Source: WCBS-TV New York

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