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What is an Arborist and What Do They Do

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Have you heard the term arborist before, but are still uncertain what they do or whether or not you should hire one to help improve your property? Ignoring the health of your ornamental trees or shrubs can have severe consequences including premature death, the spread of plant diseases, pest infiltration or property damage due to a fallen limb or trunk. At Arbor-Nomics, we provide high quality lawn care services for local Atlanta, Georgia area property owners. If you want to learn more about professional arborists, read below to find out who they are and what they can do to help you reach your goals.

What is an Arborist?
An arborist is a specialist who dedicates their career to the care of trees. They have an extensive amount of knowledge about the biological needs of trees and how to manage their health and wellbeing. They are also experienced in the processes of properly pruning, trimming and removing trees. While different states may have various standards for qualification, they should all meet the necessary requirements and certifications before performing work as a professional arborist.

How to Become an Arborist
Those who wish to pursue a career as professional arborists must undergo a rigorous qualification process that includes extensive education requirements, examinations and certification from the International Society of Arboriculture, or ISA. Maintaining professional standards also includes participation in ongoing continuing educational courses in order to ensure they remain at the top of their field and can continue to provide relevant assistance in their region. There are different levels of certification available including Tree Risk Assessment, Tree Worker Climber, Tree Worker Aerial Lift Specialist, Arborist Municipal Specialist, Arborist Utility Specialist and Certified Master Arborist. Each individual must assess what their specializations will be, and at what level of professional certification they prefer to attain to meet the needs of their employer or clients.

What Kind of Services Do Professional Arborists Provide?
Certified arborists can provide a variety of services for property owners in their community. Their unique level of knowledge and experience allows them to offer advanced care for their customers. Arbor-Nomics provides the ornamental tree and shrub treatments you need to keep your landscape healthy including fertilization, insect and pest control. If you need specialized tree care service including removal, pruning, stump grinding and more, please contact our partner, Arbor-Nomics Tree.

Do You Need Help from a Tree Care Expert? Call Arbor-Nomics Tree at 770.447.6037
Are you searching for ways to improve the health and beauty of your ornamental trees and shrubs? Then there is no need to wait. Keep your property in top shape by calling the professionals at Arbor-Nomics. Our specialists are always ready to lend a helping hand. We will happily answer any questions you may have. Contact our office for more details about our wide selection of quality lawn care services or to schedule an appointment to meet with an experienced expert in Atlanta, Woodstock, Cumming, Johns Creek, Brookhaven, Alpharetta, Marietta, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Roswell, Georgia or a nearby metro area community.