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A “Slightly Higher-Than-Normal” Hurricane Season Expected

The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season was an intense one, and it was grueling for those who were in the path of a storm. In August, Hurricane Harvey pummeled southeast Texas with fierce winds and endless rain; a month later Irma slammed Florida, impacting many terrains along the way; and before Irma could dissipate, Hurricane Maria…

Narrowing in on California Response, Wildfire Prevention

The Timber Warriors Tree Mortality Task Force has made great strides since January, when Timber Warriors officially announced its intentions for a California response; and next week Timber Warriors will unveil its first advertisement.   Stepping into Prevention To date, Timber Warriors has obtained all licenses and has graduated from all courses necessary to examine…

Job Opportunities for DKI Members, Companies Alike

Last year Timber Warriors, a DKI Copper Sponsor, announced its desire to have a beneficial and trustworthy affiliation with DKI Members. Timber Warriors services 49 states, providing quality tree removal, debris disposal and tarp and board up services for more than 60 insurance companies. In this past year Timber Warriors has grown exponentially, so the…

Put an End to the ‘Door Knocker’ Reign

Last month Timber Warriors responded to the mess a ‘door knocker’ left behind. The impostors felled a tree onto a home. Shortly after, Timber Warriors came in to relieve the homeowner of the disastrous situation. The sad truths: this was not Timber Warrior’s first time cleaning up a ‘door knocker’s’ mess, and ‘door knockers’ are…

Aiding in California’s Tree Mortality

Fulfilling California’s need California officials have invited Timber Warriors to examine the state’s tree mortality and pertinent concerns in wake of recent, untamed wildfires. Timber Warriors is interacting daily with both federal and state representatives to outline and discuss the specific methods for Timber Warriors’ involvement and mobilization. Due to the state’s large size, diverse climate…

Setting Safety Goals in 2018

Safety Should be the Anthem for 2018 In the year 2017, 68 workers lost their lives while performing tree services, according to the number of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s reported incidents as of December 2017. Forty-three were as a result of tree felling errors and falls; California claimed 25.5% of those deaths. Timber Warriors…

Promoting Ice Dam Removal Excellence

News Release – December 2017 St. Charles, Mo – Emergency response is not limited to one storm or one season. In the winter months, emergency situations appear in the form of ice. Ice dams are a serious threat and each year it is Timber Warriors’ goal to bring greater awareness to the dangers, as well…

Members awarded for their work in 2017

  The following is a continuation of a piece that was featured in our November issue.    We are proud to announce that as of December 1st all Timber Warriors Recognition Award recipients have been presented with their award. Timber Warriors would like to conclude its announcement of the specific and noteworthy achievements that prompted…

2017: A Busy, Unpredictable Year

Read the full December Newsletter here. Emergency Response, Weather Conditions Consumed 2017 In terms of weather, 2017 will go down as one of the more active, and often unpredictable, years. But for those whose workdays depend on the patterns of mother nature, it was also a demanding year. Police officers, firemen and paramedics put in…

Experiencing TCI Expo

Read the full November Newsletter. 2017 TCI Expo The TCI Expo is said to be one of the most infamous and entertaining trade shows that currently exists in the arboriculture industry. This year, approximately 3,300 people attended the expo in Columbus, Ohio, which according to TCIA President, Mark Garvin, is a remarkable attendance considering this…