Friday, January 18, 2013

Forester vs Arborist - What's the Difference?

Simply put, a Forester will care for the forest as a whole while an Arborist will care for an individual tree.

Foresters will receive their formal education and training in college. The education and training of an Arborist is less formal than a college degree. The International Society of Arboriculture  offers different certification opportunities that are recognized as the gold standard of arborist education and training.

On January 6, I finished my requirements to become an ISA Certified Arborist. Now we can say that the tree farm has an official tree guy! Seriously though, ISA offers many learning opportunities, and I look forward to putting that to use on the farm.

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  3. I actually just hired arborist in Calgary, he seemed somewhat offended that I didn't know the difference.

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  4. If you want to safeguard your building from the intruding branches and roots of a giant tree, then you must removeit as soon as possible, with the help of an arborist. Call a locally based tree removal service immediately, so that all your tree worries are taken care of in the rightful manner.

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  7. As an ISA Arborist myself I agree. Save a tree call an Arborist. Save the Forrest calle too that's my youngest son.

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