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Introducing Our New Website!

We’re happy to announce the launch of our new website! You’ll still find it at the same URL – or just search for Timber Warriors – but it has a fresh new look and layout. Our goal with this new website is to clearly distinguish between the three audiences we serve: tree companies, insurance adjusters and…

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Crane Operator & Arborist Rigging Certification: DATES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED

Due to an overwhelming interest in gaining certification and learning safe practices, two additional days have been added. The certification event will take place from August 21-26, 2017. In less than three months, Timber Warriors will host its Crane Operator & Arborist Rigging Certification, the first crane-oriented course designed specifically with tree care workers in…

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Commemorating a California Colossal Tree

It wasn’t until Timber Warriors was in Cottonwood, Calif., starring at a fallen oak tree that was waiting to be chopped up and hauled away, that we realized some things in nature are just too extraordinary not to be shared; and this tree was one of them. A late March storm caused this significantly large…

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Finding & Keeping Quality Employees

  Finding quality employees is a major undertaking for all businesses across the United States. I had found no one way that works, until I was given an idea at TCIA’s Winter Management Conference. And the idea seemed to be the solution I was looking for. When I am in need of a particular employee,…

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Plant Healthcare With Dr. Tim Bur

Plant healthcare is advancing in the arboriculture industry. Timber Warriors has mentors who are knowledgeable about plant healthcare and are available to answer members’ questions. Below are a few things I look for in a tree to determine if there are any health issues, such as weather damage, disease, insect feeding, chemical injury, site-related stress…

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Hurricane Season 2017

Atlantic season: June to November; peak season: mid-August to mid-October The Atlantic hurricane season is right around the corner; but as the out-of-season hurricane, Alex, showed us in January 2016, these whirlwinds can form at any time and thrive long enough to touch land, wrecking everything in its path. According to a report from NOAA’s…

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California’s Worst Storm In Years

Massive storm caused floods, evacuations, mudslides and damage to structures. Timber Warriors stepped up to the plate and has been working in the region since the beginning of the storm. For the past five years, California has experienced record-breaking drought,according to USGS California Water Science Center; conditions even caused Governor Jerry Brown to declare a…

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Timber Warrior’s Attends Midwest ISA Conference, Vermeer Training Course

Spring is officially on the horizon, and the Timber Warrior’s team has been especially active, connecting with tree industry professionals and preparing for a busy spring and summer season. In early February, Timber Warriors’ FJ Runyon and Nathan Barbro attended the Midwestern Chapter – International Society of Arboriculture’s 71st Annual Conference & Trade Show, held…

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2016 TCI Expo – Conference Recap

In mid-November, 2016 Timber Warriors spent time connecting with U.S. arborists and other tree care industry professionals at the TCI Expo 2016, hosted by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). We joined thousands of other tree care professionals in Baltimore, Maryland to network and engage with our colleagues, vendors and manufacturers from across the nation.…

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Timber Warriors Helps Veterans Following Hurricane Matthew

Over the past month, crews from Timber Warriors have been working tirelessly to cleanup the devastation to homes and properties caused by Hurricane Matthew.  In an effort to help those in need, Timber Warriors has donated fallen tree removal services to families and individuals who need it the most. Recently, Timber Warriors was contacted by Claire McCluskey,…