There is something solemn and awful in the thought that there is not an act done, or a word uttered by a human being, but carries with it a train of consequences the end of which we may never trace.
– Samuel Smiles
Kids learn the Joy of Tree Climbing at ISA Tree Climbing Championship
With the David Tate Day of Service coming up next weekend(Mar. 17th at Byrd Park) I thought some of you might like to read or re-read the elegy of the man who's death gave birth to this annual gathering of competing Richmond arborists in the interest of Richmond's public trees. It wasn’t the (hard) cider which made me surpass myself, it was the liberation we had torn away from the [...]
Today, I love the feeling of sore muscles. Sore muscles today means heavily used muscles yesterday. Something so physiologically heavy happened that my body continues to tell the story. I strut around with the [...]
You don’t need to tell an arborist what a pink ribbon wrapped around a tree means. Rarely does it mean “This is a special tree,” or “this is the tree we want to keep.” Usually, a [...]