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2010-03-17 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, a Hayward, CA-based tree management company, has been awarded the prestigious Diamond Certification for the third year in a row after being rated highest in quality in ongoing customer satisfaction ratings performed by American Ratings Corporation. In order to earn Diamond Certification, a local service company must apply to be rated by American Ratings Corporation (ARC) and pass each part of its twelve-step rating and certification...

2010-01-14 03:30:00

DORCHESTER, England, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Organisations requiring arboriculture training could save hundreds of pounds with the changes to chainsaw training (http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/) requirements, effective from 1st January 2010. Newlands Training Ltd Dorchester, the specialist chainsaw course (http://www.newlandstraining.com/ ) provider, fully supports these revisions which will mean a quicker and easier route to beneficial qualifications - good news for the...

2010-01-11 10:51:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc., a leading manufacturer of handheld outdoor power equipment, has renewed its title sponsorship for the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the TREE Fund. This weeklong cycling event has become America's largest fundraiser to improve the care of trees through research and education. The 2009 STIHL Tour des Trees raised nearly a half million dollars to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. Since its inception in...

2009-10-19 11:09:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, one of California's leading professional tree management companies, has announced the opening of their new branch in Orange County, California. This move illustrates Arborwell's continued pattern of stable growth since the company's inception eight years ago. Even in this tough economic climate, Arborwell has managed to make the San Francisco Business Times' list of the "Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area" for the...

2009-10-15 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, one of California's leading professional tree management companies, has been named to the San Francisco Business Times' list of the '100 Fastest Growing Companies' in the San Francisco Bay Area for the fifth consecutive year. Arborwell has been inducted to the San Francisco Business Times' 'Hall of Fall', where it is among only four other companies that have been on the 'Fast 100' list for the past five years. Since the company's...

2009-10-13 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Newlands Training, Devon & Dorset's leading provider in land based training, is experiencing a sharp rise in bookings and enquiries for its range of chainsaw qualifications and certificates ( http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/ ) and it's all down to the economic downturn. "A lot of people who have lost their jobs in the recession are looking for alternative careers and are using their redundancy pay to fund training courses....

2009-08-27 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell Professional Tree Management, a commercial and residential tree care company located in Hayward, California, today announced the appointment of Andy LaVelle as Chief Operating Officer. Formerly Arborwell's Vice President, General Manager, Andy LaVelle believes that his new position will entail a fresh, more strategic approach to his previous responsibilities. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090827/SF66894) "My short term...

2009-08-14 17:52:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 85th International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Conference & Trade Show held in Providence, Rhode Island, ISA President Lauren Lanphear introduced Sandy Clark (Mount Prospect, Illinois), Gerard Fournier (Didsbury, Alberta, Canada), Edward Hopkins (Rochester, New Hampshire), Dave Leonard (Lexington, Kentucky), Harold Spiegel (Dallas, Texas), Dennis Swartzell (Las Vegas, Nevada) and Philip van Wassanear (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) as...

2009-06-10 11:25:00

Free Chain Saw Safety Video and Safety Tips at LearnStormSafety.com and stihlusa.com VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent storms, it's important to minimize the risk of injury during cleanup and repair. STIHL offers free, online resources to help. You can view the company's video on chain saw safety, as well as download the chain saw safety manual, online at www.stihlusa.com/information. Be sure to always read, understand and follow the directions in the...

2009-05-11 11:37:54

Arborists in Wisconsin say action must be taken to protect oak trees in the southeastern portion of the state from spreading oak wilt disease. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Sunday while oak wilt disease has been present in Wisconsin for a long time, the cousin of Dutch elm disease has been becoming more prevalent in the state of late. It's getting worse and worse, tree care consultant David Farina said of the ongoing spread of oak wilt disease, which is spread via the trees' roots or by...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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