Arborist Reports



In order to provide more comprehensive services to our clients we are pleased to announce that we are now providing arborist services in-house. This service will allow us to respond to the needs of our clients more efficiently and effectively, saving both time and money.

Arboricultural training

An ISA Certified Arborist® requires training and knowledge in all aspects of arboriculture. Certification requires a minimum of three years of full time, eligible practical work experience and/or a degree in landscape architecture, forestry, arboriculture or horticulture; and successful completion of the exam as required by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

ISA credentials ensure a high degree of knowledge with respect to trees. Continuing education ensures that the Certified Arborist will remain informed with respect to the latest techniques, research and information.

We congratulate Drew Graham for successful completion of the training and exam. Drew will be our go-to team member for the preparation of arborist reports.

Benefits for our Clients

  1. Several municipalities require the preparation of an arborist report, by a certified arborist during the site plan application process. Providing these services in-house allows for increased efficiency and coordination, resulting in the ability to provide superior service to our clients.
  2. The ability to incorporate changes that occur during the development process more quickly and effectively.
  3. Increased accuracy resulting from fewer people being involved in the process.
  4. Better informed design decisions resulting from in-house knowledge.
  5. Increased respect from municipalities due to the ISA credentials.
  6. Greater knowledge of tree pests and diseases


At Brodie & Associates Landscape Architects Inc. we have a deep interest and respect for the natural environment. Additional knowledge and expertise with arboricultural issues improves the quality of service that we are able to provide to our clients.


Did you know:
A tree can absorb as much as 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year, and can sequester one ton of carbon dioxide by the time it reaches 40 years old. http://www.ncsu.edu/project/treesofstrength/treefact.htm

Sources:
http://www.treesaregood.com/
http://www.isa-arbor.com/

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