Find a Certified Arborist Near You

There are resources to help you with your tree preservation projects.

Find a professional, accredited company to ensure that your trees get the best care.


An Arborist is someone who works on your trees, a Certified Arborist does that and beyond.

Find a Tree Care Company

Hiring a Certified Arborist from an Accredited Tree Care Company is highly recommended for tree preservation and plant health care programs.


The TCIA Accreditation "seal of approval" helps consumers find tree care companies that have been inspected and accredited based on:

  • Adherence to industry standards for quality
    and safety
  • Maintenance of trained, professional staff
  • Dedication to ethics and quality in business practices


Find a local company by visiting Tree Care Industry Association:

Licensed, & Insured Companies With Great 3rd Party Ratings

North Carolina: Georgia:
704-788-8733     770-992-1973     280 East Crossville Road 
8473A Statesville Rd.     Rosewell, GA 30075
Charlotte, NC 28269

Pennsylvania:      Michagan:
717-564-1995 800-471-1181
4401 Chambers Hill Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 24195 Mound Road
Warren, MI 48091

Virginia, Maryland, & DC:
2828 Mary Street 
Falls Church, Va 22042

Certified Arborists

"Certified Arborist is a professional who has over three years of documented and verified experience and has passed a rigorous written test from the International Society of Arboriculture. Other designations include Municipal Specialist, Utility Specialist and Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA).


Arborists can also assess trees to determine the health, structure, safety or feasibility within a landscape and in proximity to humans. Modern arboriculture has progressed in technology and sophistication from practices of the past."


"An arborist's work may involve very large and complex trees, or ecological communities and their abiotic components in the context of the landscape ecosystem. "


Visit ISA to find a Certified Arborist:

Consulting Arborist

"Consulting Arborists are tree experts who advise in the most challenging situations. Their experience in the science and practice of arboriculture, along with their practical, ethical and objective role of consultant, is key to two distinct groups of people:


  • Industry professionals, such as law firms, insurance companies, utilities, land developers, architects and municipalities who need:
    • Reports on trees and — plants in general
    • Expert testimony in court
    • Evaluation of the environmental impact of land development
    • Consultation on tree preservation
    • Expertise for land planning
    • Education about the preservation of trees
    • Forensic investigation into tree issues
    • Consultation on care and maintenance
    • Assessment of risks and hazards
  • Landowners, such as homeowners, real estate owners, developers and others who need:
    • Knowledge of tree care, preservation and maintenance
    • Expertise about tree and plant selection and planting
    • Assessment and identification of tree risks and hazards
    • Advice on tree preservation
    • Appraisal of trees
    • Investigation into tree disputes and negligence
    • Inspection of plant material and tree issues

  • Visit ASCA's website to learn more:





    Tree Care Industry Association




    International Society of Arboriculture






    American Society of Consulting Arborists