International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), Member
The International Society of Arboriculture, through research, technology, and education, promotes the professional practice of arboriculture and fosters a greater worldwide awareness of the benefits of trees.
ISA Certified Arborists on Staff
An arborist by definition is an individual who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. ISA arborist certification is a nongovernmental, voluntary process by which individuals can document their base of knowledge. Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation's leading experts on tree care. Learn more about hiring a Certified Arborist.
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ)
TRAQ is an ISA qualification program that trains arborists how to use the methodologies outlined in the ISA Best Management Practices for Tree Risk Assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk.
Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), Member
Established in 1938, the Tree Care Industry Association is a trade association of more than 2,000 commercial tree care firms and affiliated companies. TCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice, and management information for arboriculture firms around the world.
TCIA Accredited Business
TCIA Accreditation is a third-party consumer confidence verification program administered by the Tree Care Industry Association to help consumers identify qualified tree care companies who conduct business in a safe, legal, and ethical manner. TCIA Accredited companies are required to meet stringent criteria for professionalism, employee training, state and federal safety regulations, business ethics and consumer satisfaction. All TCIA Accredited companies have undergone a comprehensive on-site audit of professional and business practices, aimed at safeguarding consumers.
Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP)
The only safety credentialing program in the industry, TCIA's Certified Treecare Safety Professional program is designed to address several of the safety challenges that tree care companies face. More than a straightforward "safety trainer" credentialing program, CTSP teaches safety professionals strategies and tactics for changing the very culture of their organization. A CTSP acts as a safety "coach," working to develop and nurture a culture of safety. The program provides the CTSP with a well-rounded education in safety concepts, plus the tools to effectively communicate these concepts.
Gateway Technical College, Advisory Board to Horticulture & Arboriculture Departments
Cassity Tree Service is proud to be on the advisory board for these two great programs at Gateway Technical College. Arborists and horticulturists beautify the world around us by caring for plants and work to fulfill Wisconsin's legacy of preserving and protecting our natural resources. For educational opportunities, go to their programs page and find arboriculture/urban forestry.
Certified Pesticide Applicators
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