Category Archives: Arboriculture


newton-apple-gravity

9.8 Meters Per Second Squared

Gravity — the force that exerts downward pressure on everything on Planet Earth, keeping us all firmly planted to the ground — is a constant presence in an arborist’s mind. As Sir Issac Newtown puzzled over that apple, an arborist must make keen observations about how nature’s forces will cause different objects to fall. The […]


For the Love of Trees

A core sample of a tree is a fascinating work of natural art that articulates not only the life of the tree, but the life of the environment we both share.  We read in a tree’s rings about its encounters with drought or disease, as well as learn of its years of plenty.  We can […]

Tree Core Samples