Author: Ben Vanderbeck

ISA Certified Arborist, New Jersey Certified Tree Expert. What’s the Difference?

Are you an arborist? I get asked that question almost every day. I then reply, “Yes, I consider myself an arborist. I am a New Jersey Certified Tree Expert.” The homeowner then responds, “but are you an arborist?”. I would then have to spend 20 minutes explaining what I am and how it ranks compared […]

My Explanation of the Tree Experts and Tree Care Operators Licenseing Act

For awhile now I have been avoiding to write about subjects that really affect my industry. These subjects can get very deep and I can become opinionated about them. I am taking a leap of faith and will start to bring more subjects to the table. Last week I attended a meeting about the Tree […]

First Official Blog Post

Welcome to my first, official, Blog post. I never imagined the overwhelming response I would get from starting this Blog. After my last post on Facebook, our traffic more than tripled. So I decided to take matters more seriously and start an addition to our website. I’m going to try and do a writeup every […]


Winter is upon us once again, and just like every year tree work slows down, but is tree work really seasonal? I have pondered that question and have tried to relay to the public that tree work can be done 12 months out of the year. It continues that winter is our slowest season, when […]

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