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Melissa Ghadially

Melissa Ghadially | Employee Spotlight

We have a great team in Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna and Winnipeg, and want you to meet them! Next up, Melissa Ghadially. Meet Melissa Ghadially Title: General Foreperson Team Member Since: 2015 Certifications/Education: ISA Certified Arborist, Bachelor of Science – Biology   Career Path Q: Describe your career path. How did you get into what you do now?…

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5 Trees Species that are Suitable for Commercial Landscaping

Here’s what you need to know about these insects. ArborCare’s professional arborists can assist you if you have a spruce budworm infestation on your property.

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What You Need to Know About Spruce Budworm

Here’s what you need to know about these insects. ArborCare’s professional arborists can assist you if you have a spruce budworm infestation on your property.

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What to look for when choosing an arborist

Although often ignored, the trees on your property are of considerable value. After all, they typically take decades to reach their full size and height, if not more than a century. Moreover, trees create welcoming shade on hot summer days and can also be used for swings, tree houses and other kids’ activities. They may…

Nick Evans

Nick Evans | Employee Spotlight

We have a great team in Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna and Winnipeg, and want you to meet them! Next up, Nick Evans. Meet Nick Evans Title: Crew Leader – Arborist Team Member Since: June 2021 Career Path Q: Describe your career path. How did you get into what you do now? A: I previously worked in an electrical…

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Stump grinding vs. stump removal

What do you do with the stump when you cut down a tree on your property? Leaving it to slowly decay on its own is certainly an option. However, if you want to get rid of it, you have two choices: stump grinding or stump removal. There are advantages and disadvantages to each method and…

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Oystershell scale treatment for trees

Oystershell scale, or apple mussel scale, is a potentially fatal tree disease that affects many trees and woody plants in Western Canada. This disease is caused by oystershell scale insects and has been quite destructive in many residential neighbourhoods. The good news is there are ways to protect your trees from this menacing pest. Here’s…

Jaquie Pretula

Jacquie Pretula | Employee Spotlight

We have a great team in Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna and Winnipeg, and want you to meet them! Next up, Jacquie Pretula. Meet Jacquie Pretula Title: Estimator Team Member Since: July 2017 Career Path Q: Describe your career path. How did you get into what you do now? A: Definitely not the most conventional career path, but I…

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Tree topping vs crown reduction: which is better for your tree?

Large trees are majestic and beautiful. However, if they get too big, they can become dangerous. For example, tall trees are at risk of toppling over during a storm or growing into power lines. If you have a large tree on your property, it may be time to call a professional arborist who knows how…

Robert Paul

Robert Paul | Employee Spotlight

We have a great team in Calgary, Edmonton and Kelowna, and want you to meet them! Next up, Robert Paul. Meet Robert Paul Title: Arborist – Crew Lead & EstimatorTeam Member Since: September 2017 Career Path Q: Describe your career path. How did you get into what you do now?A: I worked in the electrical…

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