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Arborists giving back to veterans

Next month arborists from all areas of the U.S. will come together for the 3rd Annual Saluting Branches Day; a day that is intended to give back to the ones who gave it all – our veterans. Saluting Branches and volunteer arborists give back by cleaning up several veteran cemeteries across the nation. These cemeteries…

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Climbing Trees & Showcasing Arboriculture Trade

Timber Warriors at the ITCC & ISA Trade Show The last week of July was an advantageous time for those in the arboriculture industry. The ISA Annual International Conference & Trade Show boasted many volunteers, competitors and business connoisseurs from various parts of the world; various educational discussions; and an abundance of networking opportunities. This year…

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A Sizzling Summer Ahead

  Keep your crews safe this summer. Know the signs of heat-related concerns, how to prepare for working in hot temperatures, and how to determine when it is time to pause outdoor work.   The first day of summer was only a few weeks ago and June temperatures have already foreshadowed to an extraordinarily hot…

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An Itch for Education

Timber Warriors and others doing whatever it takes to learn, apply, teach and repeat.   Learning & Applying Timber Warriors has another crane certification under its belt. Cranes101 held its first NCCER accredited class, Small Telescopic Crane, in Bellingham, Mass. June 19-21 and Timber Warriors’ own R.J Runyon, Safety Officer, was present. Safety Instructor Steve…

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Timber Warriors Sponsors DKI

Timber Warriors recently became a sponsor of Disaster Kleenup International, Property Restoration Services. As a DKI sponsor, it is Timber Warriors’ hope that each party takes advantage of the existing opportunities to lean on and support one another in order to reach new heights, both as a team and as individuals. Timber Warriors has introduced…

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Food for Thought with Professor Tim Bur

“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him” Abraham Lincoln – 16th President of the United States   “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”…

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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,…