Consulting & Education.

Arboricultural consulting


Photo by Michelle Kilfeather

Over 7 years’ experience providing:

  • – Arborist reports
  • – Tree health and risk assessments
  • – Tree inventories and management plans
  • – Tree protection plans pre-construction
  • – Monitoring trees and mitigation construction impacts during development
  • – Species selection, planting and post-planting care

ISA Certified Arborist WE-5476A since 2000
Qualified Tree Risk Assessor since 2013 (TRACE/TRAQ)
ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist #516 since 2012

Insured – General Liability, Errors & Omissions, Business Auto

Continuing Education


Photo by Helen Stone, Stone Peak Services

We all have to keep learning and thinking to stay sharp and competitive. I can offer classes indoors or out on a number of topics for you and your employees. ISA and DPR CEUs available.

Arboriculture Boot Camp is a study course to prepare for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam, to further your professional development, or to get CEUs if you are already certified.  Classes are available upon request, with customizable curriculum. 

Other, shorter courses have included:

  • – Nursery Stock Inspection/Correcting Root Defects
  • – Conifer Identification and Landscape Use (with Dawn Kooyumjian, UC Berkeley instructor)
  • – Principles of Risk Assessment
  • – Pruning Standards and Best Management Practices
  • – Protecting Trees During Construction
  • – Managing Landscapes During Drought

Don’t see a topic you’re interested in? Just ask!

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