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Utility Forestry / Urban Forestry

A Directory of Utility Forestry and Urban Forestry Companies

Utility Forestry and Vegetation Management

This webpage presents a list of companies working in power generation and distribution, utility forestry, and vegetation management. There are also links to sources of information on utility forestry and general vegetation management.

AltaLink is Alberta's largest regulated electricity transmission company and operates approximately 12,500 kilometres of transmission lines and 280 substations. Our transmission lines are located on rights-of-way, which refer to the physical space a transmission line encompasses including areas on either side of the line. To help ensure the safety of the public and the reliability of the electrical system, AltaLink works with landowners, developers and municipalities to ensure that our transmission line rights-of way are properly managed.

ArborCARE Tree Service Ltd. is a Canadian owned company, with office locations in Calgary and Edmonton Alberta, as well as Vernon BC. ArborCare provides guaranteed year-round service to residential, commercial, municipal, and utility customers no matter where they are located. ArborCare employees and trains world class arborists, you can depend on our ISA, UTT, and CUA Certified Arborists to provide you with timely, courteous, and knowledgeable service.

ArborMetrics Solutions, Inc. specializes in combining expertise, software, hardware and people into mobile workforce solutions that streamline your vegetation management program. Our customers include utilities, municipalities and other agencies who are interested in finding ways to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their vegetation management programs.

Arbor-Tech Utilities Services Ltd. is a highly qualified and diverse team of hard working professional utility and residential tree workers dedicated to providing the best service available in the vegetation management industry. (Alberta)

Asplundh is the world's leading vegetation management company, with over 28,000 employees serving utilities and municipalities in the United States and Canada.

ATCO Electric develops regulated distribution and transmission projects and plays a key role in the growth of Alberta's industrial sector. Headquartered in Edmonton with 38 offices throughout its service area, ATCO Electric serves nearly 220,000 customers in energy-rich northern and east-central Alberta.

BC Hydro - Managing trees and plants: More than 3 million people in British Columbia rely on us for electricity, and we transmit and distribute power from generating stations all the way to your home. We carefully maintain the trees and plants that grow around our facilities and power lines to keep them secure and your service reliable.

Canadian Urban Forest Network - Hydro Line Management: Hydro line operations are a major maintenance practice in all municipalities that can have a large affect on its urban forests.

Davey Tree Expert Company - We provide utilities with safe and efficient line clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restoration contracts. We offer custom consulting solutions and a full suite of asset management and vegetation management services. Davey Resource Group has resources throughout North America and provide services to utilities of all sizes.

FortisBC is an electric power and gas distribution/retail company British Columbia, a subsidiary of Newfoundland-based Fortis Inc., Canada's largest private utility company. Information is provided on vegetation management & power lines.

FortisAlberta delivers electricity in Alberta communities and maintains local electrical lines and poles. Information is provided on Tree & Shrub Trimming & Removal.

Haveman Brothers has provided vegetation management services to government, community, forestry, industrial, and private landowners since 1988. Through controlled growth throughout the years and a focus on quality and compliance, Haveman Brothers now one of the most trusted companies in vegetation management, overseeing some of the largest jobs in Ontario.

International Society of Arboriculture ISA Certifications: ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist Candidate Application Handbook. Certification is a voluntary program that results in peer recognition of your professional knowledge and skill. /p>

Maple Leaf Forestry Ltd. is a leading natural resource consulting firm providing services and solutions for the forestry, mining, and environmental sectors throughout Western Canada since 1996.

Nova Scotia Power Like other electric utilities, NS Power manages an annual vegetation management program to help maintain the reliability of power lines across the province and ensure the public and our field employees stay safe. Each year, our professional forestry technicians identify necessary work areas throughout the province and use a combination of methods to prevent trees that are in and adjacent to the rights-of-way from growing in close proximity to power lines.

Pathfinder Endeavours Ltd. Pathfinder's staff and forestry experience allows us to effectively manage assets on all electrical utility sites, including transmission and distribution rights-of-way, substations, utility yards, and generating stations. Our company has the internal capacity to provide the services required from vegetation surveying to the development of site plans. Pathfinder also offers comprehensive vegetation management services, for more information please see our Vegetation Management page.

Rowe Forest Management Ltd. has provided a variety of forest and vegetation management services for existing and new (during the construction phase) transmission lines over the last five years for several utility clients.

Wilderness Environmental Services is a full service contractor, supplying vegetation management and pest control to Municipal, Provincial and Federal agencies as well as private industries.Wilderness Environmental Services is well positioned to offer vegetation management services across the Canada.


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Alberta

Adair Tree Care has been providing professional, dependable tree care services in the Calgary area since 1997. Our team of knowledgeable staff is dedicated to caring for our client’s trees as if they were their own. Good communication and customer service provide the confidence that your trees are receiving the best possible care. Our Client's satisfaction and the health of their trees are our number one

Alberta Arborists - Tree care and maintenance can be a time consuming and tedious job for many. It also may be required due to city bylaws, which often require trees to be maintained or pruned to prevent the spread of disease and to ensure public safety. For inexperienced individuals, this can also be a dangerous process. With over 25 years of service, Alberta Arborists has been providing quality tree services for residential, commercial and municipal requests.

Aerial Tree Services Ltd. - Calgary-based company providing complete tree care services for residential and

Alpine Arborists Ltd. - take great pride in providing excellent arboricultural services. Customer satisfaction and tree vigor are our priorities. Serving Calgary since 1990.

ArborCARE Tree Service Ltd. is a Canadian owned company, with office locations in Calgary and Edmonton Alberta, as well as Vernon BC. ArborCare provides guaranteed year-round service to residential, commercial, municipal, and utility customers no matter where they are located. ArborCare employees and trains world class arborists, you can depend on our ISA, UTT, and CUA Certified Arborists to provide you with timely, courteous, and knowledgeable service.

Bushwacker Tree Experts We are a family owned and operated company providing tree removal and tree care services for the Central Alberta area. We specialize in limited access and large tree removals,we also offer lot clearing, brush management, and stump grinding services. Our services cover commercial, residential, rural customers.

Chipps Tree Care - We are a dynamic team of leaders in arbor culture with diverse attributes passionate about integrating cutting edge technology and educating our clients on tree care and sustaining our urban forests.

Grinders Tree Service base just outside of Edmonton, Trained by Arboriculture Canada in handling all tree related services. Great customer care and skilled staff.

Ladybug Arborists - Pruning, Forest Management Planning and Arboricultural Consulting for residential, commericial, institutional and municipal clients. Lethbridge.

Maximum Tree Care is a local tree service providing the following tree service: Tree pruning, tree removal, fertilizing, pests and disease diagnosis and quality consultations within the

Royal Dutch Tree Services - Certified arborist specialised in tree maintanance, diagnosis,and consulting. We use tree trunk injections and treat diseases. RDTS also offers Tree Support Services by cabling and bracing; Tree Pruning Services and if there is no other option we remove your tree by the Tree Removal Service

Seedling To Stump is a full-service tree trimming and care company offering area home and businesses owners the expertise of an ISA certified arborist. Edmonton

Terra Landscaping Ltd. specializes in designing quality, and site-adapted landscape projects. Our unique designs include the latest in landscape technology. We like to use practical, natural and adapted features in our designs. Each element has a purpose. We work closely with the client to ensure they are completely satisfied with their

The Arborest - We are a full service tree care provider specializing in quality ornamental pruning. We offer consultations, management programs and pest control.

Urban Sawyers provides tree removal and maintenance services in Edmonton, Sherwood Park and St. Albert areas. Our professional arborist services include tree removals, tree pruning, tree clearance, danger tree removals and emergency tree removals.

British Columbia

Action Tree Kelowna has been providing full tree services throughout the Okanagan Valley and Kootenays over the past 25 years. With one of the largest equipment fleets, and a fully qualitified team, we get the job done, on time and on budget.

Aesthetic Tree has been providing sustainable and professional tree services to Lower Mainland residents for 8 years. We work swiftly and does a marvelous clean up job. Call us today to get an estimation: 604 721 7370.

Arbortech Consulting Ltd - offers comprehensive consulting services: arborist reports, tree preservation consulting, tree inventories, tree location surveys, tree management plans, tree planting design and specs, tree risk assessments, tree defect analysis using resistograph decay detection and air spade excavation, construction impact assessments, environmental and native restoration design, landscape appraisal, forensic tree failure analysis, expert witness services and peer

Arbor Vitae Tree Consultants provides arboricultural services to the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. We bring over 25 years of experience practicing scientifically sound, cost effective and innovative arboriculture. We provide independent, objective and professional solutions.

B.A. Blackwell & Associates Ltd. are Canadian forestry consultants dedicated to providing high quality, cost-efficient professional forestry and environmental management services. They have diverse experience in a range of forest management disciplines. Our staff’s knowledge and skills have been applied to all aspects of urban forestry, including tree assessments, tree maintenance and tree extractions performed by skilled, certified ISA Arborists.

BC Plant Health Care Inc. an arboriculture services company providing all aspects of arboriculture including Hazard Tree Assessments and Mitigation plans, Consulting for Protected Areas, Slopes, Tree Retention plans, Tree Evaluations, Municipal Reports for Permit Applications, Commercial and Residential. (23) Certified Arborists and (16) Certified Tree Risk Assessors on staff. 24 Hour Emergency Response.

Beaver Landscape offers professional tree care and landscaping services in BC. We are knowledgeable and practiced in all areas of Arboriculture. Beaver Landscape is recognised as a best landscape company in Vancouver, BC with 10 CCA awards since 2005 as a best Landscape company in Vancouver, BC We use the latest in modern equipment and safety practices, and guarantee you will be satisfied with our results.

Coast Arborist is dedicated to assessing, reporting on, and managing trees in urban and other densely populated and high contact interface areas. Proactive tree risk assessment and maintenance programs reduce hazard incidents, help mitigate liability issues, assist in budget scheduling, and prove cost effective over the mid to long

Diamond Head Consulting - An urban forestry company providing tree hazard assessments. tree Retention plans, tree Evaluations, municipal Reports for Permit Applications, Commercial and Residential. (1) Registered forester, (3) Professional biologists (11) Certified Arborists and (11) Certified Tree Risk Assessors (3) Registered planners on staff.

Edibella Organic Landscapes has provided years of quality landscaping service to the community. We are a small, locally owned and operated business with thirty-five, long-term, satisfied customers. We also take on landscape installation projects and offer organic gardening

Green Earth Landscaping provides services in Organic Landscaping, Organic Maintenance, and Professional Certified Arborist tree services. We are located in Coquitlam, BC and serve the greater Vancouver area. Our clients include residential, commercial, and strata property owners.

Green Leaf Tree Services offers environmentally sensible tree and shrub care to clients throughout the Columbia Valley. We are knowledgeable and practiced in all areas of Arboriculture. We use the latest in modern equipment and safety practices, and guarantee you will be satisfied with our results.

GSU Landscaping - low maintenance gardens are our specialty. We provide site-specific plant materials, low maintenance water features and relaxing atmospheres. As a result of our commitment to excellence, we have long-term relationships with our clients,

Michael Gye & Heidi Krogstad Urban Forestry Ltd - Arboricultural consulting offers tree protection planning on wooded development sites, tree appraisals for insurance losses and trespass cases, hazard tree evaluations and risk management plans for residential and commercial sites. Tree consulting services since 1961 for lower Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Prompt, professional, and reliable attention to detail.

Mumby's Tree Services Ltd. - Tree Risk Assessments, Tree Appraisals, GPS Mapping, Resistograph Work, Urban Forest

Precision Tree Services Ltd is a full-service, dedicated utility vegetation maintenance contracting company. The company strives to provide competitive pricing for the highest quality of arboricultural work possible while achieving client/contract specifications.

Terra Landscaping Ltd. specializes in designing quality, and site-adapted landscape projects. Our unique designs include the latest in landscape technology. We like to use practical, natural and adapted features in our designs. Each element has a purpose. We work closely with the client to ensure they are completely satisfied with their

Top Tree Service - Provides 24/7 high quality tree services to commercial & residential customers all year round to Vancouver Island. Core services include: Vegetation management and tree risk assessment. You can count on our top of the line, certified arborists to provide the finest tree services in any area required.

Totem Tree Service - Find reliable and affordable tree service and forestry operations from a family owned and operated company with service to Vancouver Island and the mainland.

Manitoba

Treewise is a Manitoba company that focuses on the professional pruning and removal of any variety or size of tree in any location regardless of how awkward or inconvenient the job may appear, and no matter what time of year.

Viburnum Tree Experts - is a consulting and advisory company that solves tree and woody shrub problems through expert advice. We thoroughly assess woody plants and the location where they are growing to find out why they are not doing well.

New Brunswick

Treecologic - we strive to provide our services with environmentally friendly methods with an emphasis on tree preservation. Our approach is to be proactive with tree care by applying preventative measures to keep trees and shrubs safe and healthy for years to come.

Nova Scotia

Tree Works Ltd. - We are a well-established tree health care company in Halifax, NS, focusing on pruning, restoration and hazard tree removals. We employ Certified Arborists and also offer deep root fertilization, consultations and assessments.

Ontario

7 Oaks Tree Care & Urban Forestry Consultants inc. - With over 40 years of experience, our company can provide all of your urban forestry and arboricultural consulting needs. We service our residential customers to our large commercial land development clients with respect and honesty and provide a broad range of professional consulting services. Richmond Hill

Aboud & Associates Inc - is an incorporated consulting firm based in southern Ontario providing professional services in the areas of arboriculture, ecology, and landscape design. Since 1989, the firm has completed over 600 projects for clients in the private sector, public agencies/institutions and all levels of government in Ontario.

Arborwood Tree Service Inc. - A complete tree service with ISA certified arborists and expert tree care personnel in the golden horseshoe of southern Ontario. Serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Grimsby, St Catharines, Niagara Falls and Niagara-On-The-Lake. Our services include: pruning, support systems, risk consultations, tree removals, stump removal, spraying and fertilizing.

ArborWorks Tree Service is a professionally run, family owned tree service. We employ certified arborists and tree workers who specialize in all tree care and maintance requirements.

Berts Tree Service has decades of experience in the field of arboriculture and offers a range of Kingston tree services from tree removal and lot clearing, to tree trimming and maintenance. Bert's experience ensures accurate assessment and action regarding sick, unhealthy or potentially hazardous trees. We accept jobs of all sizes.

Buchanan expert tree care inc. founded in December, 2006 is locally owned and operates throughout the Niagara Region. Our business goal is to assess and support a healthy outdoor environment for you and for your family. BUCHANAN expert tree care inc. provides complete tree and shrub care by professional

Cohen and Master Tree and Shrub Service specialize in the care of trees and shrubs within the urban environment. We are fervently dedicated to our clients' arboricultural needs. Located in Toronto, we serve private and commercial properties and municipalities for all tree servicing needs such as tree and stump removal, tree pruning and trimming and tree planting. .

Davey Resource Group was launched in 1992 to offer technical consulting to the utility, commercial, and municipal markets. DRG provides urban and utility forestry solutions, natural resources and environmental planning, research and development and consulting services to utility companies and commercial properties. These properties include municipal public works and parks departments, golf courses, universities, government agencies and other organizations. DRG also offers forestry and vegetation

Dougan & Associates offers a wide range of ecological & landscape design services in the province of Ontario. We are able to offer practical and ecologically sound alternatives to a wide range of environmental situations based on many years of involvement in urban and rural planning, watershed and sub-watershed studies, and large and small-scale management plans.

Douglas Wood Large Tree Services Established in 1979, Douglas Wood Large Tree Services specializes in large tree transplanting and the planting of large caliper trees. We maintain an inventory of high quality common and rare trees and service the golf course, commercial landscape and construction industry as well as the municipal and private sectors. Our expert staff include Certified Arborists and have an average of 25 years experience in the field of transplanting.

Eastern Ontario Arborists - Finding a reliable, honest, professional tree care company in the Ottawa region can be difficult. There are numerous fly-by-night tree service providers lacking the basic knowledge and education needed to properly maintain and safely work on your trees. It is always best to request numerous estimates from different arborists to see who you are most comfortable dealing with.

Fast Forest has been providing fast and efficient tree planting and transplanting service throughout southern Ontario since 1987.

Four Seasons Tree Care - We are celebrating our 20th Anniversary of providing superior plant health care with high quality, dependable service, in greater Toronto and surrounding areas. Our staff of dedicated Plant Health Care Technicians, Licenced Pesticide Application Specialists and Certified Arborists, are well equipped to provide advanced service and technical expertise to meet all your urban arboricultural needs.

Gardiner Tree Trimming & Removal Limited - Internationally Certified & Provincially Certified Arborist, Internationally Certified Utility Arborist. From trimming and removal of trees to putting up log homes, Bill Gardiner has made a name for himself and a very successful business. He is a Past Director of the International Society of Arboricultural and is currently a member of the I.S.A. and member of the Provincial Advisory Committee. He has taught arborist courses at Kemptville College, associated with the University of Guelph.

Glenwood Tree Service - our customers rely on us for efficient, safe, and cost-effective care of their trees. This has been the cornerstone of our business since we started our company in 1995.

IFS Associates - Headquartered in Ottawa, ON, IFS Associates offers consulting and project management in urban forestry, forest management, woodland conservation and forest land-use planning.

Integrated Forestree Services Inc. - is an Ottawa, Ontario-based forestry firm offering services in tree care and forest management. Integrated Forestree Services Inc. is fully Canadian owned and operated.

Karmatree Services performs expert tree work in the Toronto area. At Karmatree we take great pride in our work, offer competitive pricing, work safely and efficiently, and guarantee customer satisfaction. We carry two million dollars in liability insurance to protect you and your property. All work is performed by qualified arborists, to ensure both the customers and trees needs are met. Estimates are free, and honest evaluations of your tree and the work necessary is offered.

King Tree Service - Professional horticulture and arboriculture service company that establishes and maintains residential and commercial trees, forests and other natural elements.

Logan Tree Experts is a professional tree service company serving Peterborough, Lindsay, Port Hope, Lakefield, Buckhorn, and Apsley. We provide our clients with the highest quality tree care, specializing in tree removal, storm damage repair, pruning, and planting. We utilize cutting-edge arboriculture tools, practices, and techniques and strive to educate our clients and raise awareness of proper tree care.

Olympic Tree Care is a locally-owned residential and commercial tree care company. We pride ourselves in our excellent and prompt customer service and are committed to helping our customers maintain beautiful, healthy trees through a variety of services offered.

Ontree. is a service company that provides clients in the Greater Toronto area with opportunities to increase the value of their properties

Professional Tree Services is a full service company for all your tree needs, both residential and commercial. We have over 17 years of experience in the tree service industry. Our experts understand the value of a well cared for appearance for your home or business.

Rutter Urban Forestry can help you protect your investment and care for your landscape. We offer a range of services.

Oliver K. Reichl, Consulting Arborist provides professional consulting services on matters of arboriculture, urban forestry, and forest ecology throughout Ontario. Specialized in various types of Arborist Report (tree inventory, tree protection or preservation plan, tree valuation and appraisal, condition analysis, hazard assessment) and ecology reporting ( Ecological Land Classification, butternut health assessment, biological surveys) since 1995.

Shorthills Tree Service is a small, fully insured company that takes pride in serving the Niagara/Southern Ontario area. We offer quality service with competitive rates.

Top Knotch Tree Specialists - We are a team of ISA certified arborists specializing in tree removals & tree services in Sudbury, Ontario.

Tree and Ravine Inc Certified Arborist Services - We are an ISA Certified Arborist and Landscape Design firm specializing in Arborist Reports, Ravine Stewardship Plans, Tree Inventories, Risk Assessment & CAD Landscape Plans.

Tree Doctors Inc. a tree service and consulting company in the Toronto, Ontario. It has been in the business for more than 10 years and their portfolio of clients include City of Toronto, Businesses, corporations, private sector and government groups.

Trees Gardens Nature offers tree care services in the Kawarthas, Haliburton Highlands and Muskoka. Our services include: Tree consulting, tree risk assessment, pests & diseases, felling, small/young tree pruning/training, planting. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist and Tree Risk Assessor Qualified (TRAQ, ISA).

Trillium Tree Experts Ltd. is a full service tree maintenance company operating in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. We have beenproviding tree care to the residential and commercial markets for 19

Urban Tree Salvage - The end of a city trees life usually involves a chipper or woodstove. Not a suitable ending for such a valuable natural resource. A better use for these wonderful trees would be to turn them into a usable products such as lumber and furniture. UTS also specializes in producing wide width slabs and disks, perfect for unique dining, coffee, end and console tables. Our milling selection consists of all hardwoods grown in the Toronto area, such as Apple, Cherry, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, Red Oak, White Oak, Willow, Walnut, Elm, Poplar as well as our domestic exotics such as Locust and Chestnuts.

D.F. Wilby Tree Surgeons provides tree and shrub care services from Burlington to Toronto. Our team realize the importance of professional service. We always ensure that each property is left clean, neat and tidy after our work is done.

Quebec

Arborexperts

Arborfolia believe's in the value of trees and the environment our aim is to uphold the highest standards in Tree Care. Tree evaluation, Tree pruning, Fertilization Precision removal, Cabling & bracing, Branch chipping, Stump removal, Construction consultation

Saskatchewan

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