Arborists are specialists in caring for individual trees.
The following are links one may find useful when looking to hire an arborist or find out more information on arborists.
For information on hiring a tree care professional visit: Hiring an Arborist. This page provides information on when a professional should be hired and important considerations when choosing one.
To find a certified arborist in your area visit: ISA Certified Arborist Search. Certified arborists are trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of arboriculture. ISA Certified Arborist have met all requirements set to be eligible for the exam, this could include three or more years of full-time, eligible, practical work experience in arboriculture and/or a degree in the field of arboriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture, or forestry from a regionally accredited educational institute. This certification covers a large number of topics giving the candidates flexibility in the arboricultural profession. A code of ethics for certified arborists was implemented in June 2009 to help strengthen the credibility and reliability of the work force.
To learn about Minnesota Tree Care Advisors visit: Minnesota Tree Care Advisors. The MN TCA program promotes urban and community forestry through volunteer actions.