Belknap Landscape Company (BLC) acquired tree service accreditation status through the tree industry’s trade organization.
Established in 1938, the Tree Care Industry Association or TCIA is a trade association of more than 2,000 commercial tree-care firms and affiliated companies. TCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice and management information for arboriculture firms around the world.
The company’s Arboriculture Division conducts waterfront tree surveys in compliance with the Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act, cabling and or bracing of weak limbs or crotches, vista pruning, tree removal by hand and with the use of the company’s crane.
Morse adds, “Part of the TCIA accreditation approval process was an inventory of credentials showing BLC employee horticulture/forestry related degrees, certificates and licenses. Included are degrees in Plant and Soil Science, Urban Tree Management, Landscape Horticulture, Forest Resource Management, Forest Recreation, even a Masters of Arts in Landscape Design and that is not the entire listing.”