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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...

2009-04-09 09:58:00

Call JULIE, Then Dig It PEORIA, Ill., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Planting trees and shrubs to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day is a great idea, but before you plant, the Ameren Illinois Utilities (AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO, AmerenIP) remind you that April is Safe Digging Month. Homeowners, landscapers, builders, excavators and others not only dig holes to plant saplings, but dig into the ground for fence posts, foundations, sprinkler systems and new decks. All these are great ideas, but don't...

2009-04-03 11:37:00

Irvine's Tarbut V' Torah School Students Plant Trees for Great Park's Future IRVINE, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-hundred-fifty school children from Tarbut V' Torah School in Irvine celebrated Tu B'Shevat, (the new year of trees) by planting 350 trees for the Orange County Great Park. Great Park Arborist Tom Larson shared the art of tree planting with the children, who planted shade trees in 1-gallon containers. The trees were brought back to the Great Park where they will be...

2008-10-02 12:03:53

Tree Canada presented awards to Shell and TELUS, two of its biggest sponsors, in recognition of their innovative tree planting and initiatives to protect and preserve the environment at the 8th Canadian Urban Forest Conference (CUFC8). The Eterne Award, Tree Canada's award for companies who exemplify the best in environmental stewardship, was handed to Lifford Wine Agency. "We are proud to honour these companies for their hard work in making Canada a greener place to live," said Michael...

2008-10-01 21:00:11

By Janette Williams PASADENA - Possible revisions to the city's 2002 tree protection ordinance, including regulations on private property, will be up for discussion on Monday, and the community is being invited to weigh in. A public workshop hosted by the city's Design Commission will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday at Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. Homeowners, developers, arborists, architects, boards and commissions, neighborhood organizations and community groups are asked to...


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