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2011-04-08 00:00:29

The recent North American Tree Climbing Championships in Savannah, Georgia, brought together 67 of the continent's most skilled arborists. Usually these intrepid climbers trim trees to beautify landscape or clear power lines. On this weekend, their skills were judged for speed, accuracy and style. Safety is a priority, safety eyewear is mandatory, and Defog It antifog was given to every competitor to assure a clear, safe view. A Defog It short film documents the event. Valley View, Ohio...

2011-03-23 07:50:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Powel, Inc., a leading developer of software that helps utilities work smarter, today announced that Paul S. Hurysz, Jr., has joined the company as product manager for its Vegetation Management System (VMS), a component of the Powel WorkStudio® suite of mobile work management tools for planning, prioritizing and documenting vegetation maintenance. Mr. Hurysz comes to Powel from Progress Energy Corporation, where he managed...

2011-03-22 10:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Sortwell President & CEO, of Arborwell Inc. of Hayward, California, was sworn in as a director on the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Board of Directors during an induction ceremony at TCIA's Winter Management Conference in February 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110322/SF69094) Arborwell, a TCIA member since 1997, serves all of California, offering tree pruning, removal, preservation, installation, plant...

2011-03-08 11:07:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Register today to cycle in America's largest fundraiser for tree research, the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund, scheduled to roll through Virginia Oct. 2 to Oct. 8, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/PH61156LOGO ) The STIHL Tour des Trees returns to the East Coast in 2011 for a weeklong, 500-mile cycling tour through many of our nation's historic locales,...

2011-03-07 07:50:00

PHOENIX, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arboreal Tree Experts, a family-owned Mesa, Arizona tree service company, announces a spring discount of 10% on all tree trimming and tree removal services during the month of March. "Regardless of how the economy is doing, people still need to keep their trees trimmed and well-maintained, especially if they live in a community with an HOA," said Nathan Charlton, owner of Arboreal Tree Experts. Co-owner Claire Charlton added, "This winter was...

2011-01-12 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at this year's Landscape Industry Show (LIS) now have a new tool in their pest management arsenal; today Arborjet introduces AzaSol(TM) (www.azasol.com) to the west coast, the first water soluble powdered azadirachtin product developed for superior biologically-based insect control. And for those hoping to try this exciting and effective new pest management tool, AzaSol is now available in an individual packet for one time...

2011-01-11 10:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Sortwell, CEO of Arborwell professional tree management, has announced his company's partnership with local charity Students Rising Above (SRA), an organization focused on helping Bay Area kids achieve educational success despite their circumstances. As well as providing a generous donation for the organization, Sortwell and his company Arborwell are also providing SRA with marketing support. During the month of January 2011, CBS 5 San...

2010-12-17 03:31:00

DORCHESTER, England, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the harsh winter conditions our trees can suffer a beating, so to make them safe or to improve their appearance there may be need for a professional tree inspection (http://www.newlandstraining.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=5_75). Newlands Training is offering places on the Lantra Awards certificated Professional Tree Inspection course which will be running on 7th/8th/9th February 2011. This is an excellent qualification for...

2010-10-25 13:06:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 25 /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 sixth consecutive year. Arborwell joins the 'Hall of Fame' for the second year, where it is among only one other company that has been on the 'Fast 100' list for the past six years. Since the company's start nearly 10 years ago, Arborwell...

2010-10-24 00:14:28

The Bartlett Arboretum will be offering certification courses in tree care and maintenance. Offered each winter the courses will prepare individuals for the Connecticut Arborist Licensing Examination. Courses are offered in English and for Spanish speaking individuals. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens located in Stamford, Connecticut will once again be offering courses in the care and maintenance of trees. The courses are offered in English and for...


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