Knots To Know For Arborists

Figure 2 Sheet Bend

I have been in the arboriculture industry for over 30 years and the industry has certainly evolved and changed over that time. The education on proper pruning techniques has improved and we now have many more tools available to get the work done. When I started working in the field the primary tools that we […]

Kramer Tree Specialists CDL Training Assistance

Mulch Products

Having a CDL as an arborist is critical to growing your career and earning potential in the arboriculture industry. Many of the vehicles used in commercial arboriculture require a CDL, some of which are Class A or B. We require our staff to earn their CDL Class A with air brakes endorsement. This then allows […]

Hydration For Safety and Peak Performance

Larch - Hydration

It has been an extremely dry spring in our area along with hot temperatures, which appears to be continuing into the summer season. This is great news for beach seekers and water park enthusiasts, but these types of conditions prevent challenges for our trees as well as for anyone who works outside. Hydration is critical […]

Limb Walk Talk

Kramer Tree Specialists and our Evolution of Rigging Practices

Kramer Tree Specialists and our Evolution of Rigging Practices Kramer Tree Specialists has been performing arboriculture services in the Chicagoland area for more than 45 years. Over that time, we have continually evolved and advanced in our skills, techniques, and work practices. The constant evolution of technology, work practices, and training in the industry continually […]

How To Succeed in Arboriculture – Innovation – 1 of 5 Kramer Tree Specialists Core Values

Climbing Gear

To achieve the highest quality arboriculture services and products to our clients, we as a company focus on five primary core values. These include safety, professionalism, exceptional client service, exceptional work environment, and innovation. These core values are what our team continually focuses on in order to continually improve our services and products to our […]

Come Learn About Careers at Kramer Tree

Kramer Tree Specialists - Careers

On June 15th we will be hosting our inaugural career day at Kramer Tree Specialists.  This will be a great opportunity for not only those interested in a career at Kramer Tree Specialists but a career in arboriculture in general.  A great opportunity for both recent graduates just starting their careers as well as current […]

The Importance of Certifications

Kramer Tree CTSP

It can be overwhelming when it comes to selecting a contractor for your next home project.  Especially when it is for a service that you may not have much knowledge about, such as arboriculture.  At first, it seems pretty straightforward when having your trees cared for, but when you think about it there are many […]

Wide World of Arboriculture

World Wide of Arborculture

In many social circles, the term arboriculture is often unknown. In my experience, I am lucky if half the people in an average conversation even know what the term means.  The ones that are familiar with the term may recognize that it has to do with tree trimming and removals. Up until recently, Microsoft didn’t […]

Arbor-Culture: Traveling

Arbor Culture Traveling Swiss Team

My career as a climbing arborist has given me many opportunities to meet people from all over the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Being a competitor and a volunteer for the International Society of Arboriculture’s International Tree Climbing Championship has been a great experience to meet some of the most progressive climbing arborists in […]