Yes, each organization provides slightly different things to their members, such as training and professional recognition.
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) –
- Provides membership and education to improve tree care businesses through safety, tree care, team building and provides owners with the skills needed to grow and improve their business.
The American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) –
- Provides training, education and support.
The International Society of Arborists (ISA) –
- Provides certification, public awareness of the importance of trees, education, training, membership, professional development and research to better understand how best to care for our precious trees.
- They also run the International Tree Climbing Championships
These organizations have a wealth of information regarding the practice of tree care and are great resources for those unfamiliar with this field.
Not all tree service companies belong to such organizations, while some may belong to several.
Don’t be afraid to ask for more details and to check if their credentials are legitimate and current – you can do this on the corresponding organization’s website.
If you need tree care service in Boston make sure to use our contact form or give us a call and we’ll give you a free, no-obligation quote. We also cover multiple cities around Boston so make sure to check our Service Area for a tree care service near you.