Go Climb A Tree! KTS participating in the 2014 Illinois Tree Climbing Championship

The 2014 Illinois Tree Climbing Championship, presented by the Illinois Arborist Association, is an exciting opportunity for arborists to educate and compete against each other in a fun environment. Specific events within the competition include aerial rescue, work climb and belayed speed climb. Click here for a description of all the events at this year’s […]

31st Annual Illinois Arborist Association Conference this week!

Illinois Arborist Association

The Tinley Park Convention Center is the location for the 2013 IAA Conference, October 21-23rd. It is an excellent opportunity to experience and discuss issues and trends concerning the Illinois Tree Care Industry. A wide variety of classes and sessions are offered to attendees. Click here for more event information. Kramer Tree Specialists is proud […]

Kramer Tree Specialists participating in Illinois Tree Climbing Championships!

Come watch Kramer Tree Specialists and other tree companies as they compete for the Illinois Tree Climbing Championship on May 11th at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. This exciting event, hosted by the Illinois Arborist Association, includes a variety of tree climbing challenges each climber must successfully perform in order to win prizes and the ultimate […]

“Implementing Human Performance Tools”, written by Tim Ayers is featured in IAA newsletter

Tim Ayers, Director of Safety and Human Performance at Kramer Tree Specialists, recently had an article published by the Illinois Association of Arborists (IAA). The article titled “Implementing Human Performance Tools” appeared in the Association’s Illinois Trees publication, Winter 2012 Issue. The fascinating article explains and illustrates the importance of utilizing effective communication tools in […]

2012 IAA Climbing Competition Results

  This past month was the IAA Climbing Competition at Reed Keppler Park in West Chicago.  Three climbers from our company competed in the event and we were able to defend the Corporate Cup for another year.  Todd Kramer, Tyler Wallace, and Jason Diehl competed in the event and Todd and Jason finished in the […]