Competitive Tree Climbing

Tree Climbing Champions

Competitive tree climbing has helped mold our industry over many years, actually decades. It all started in the late 70’s and was molded after what was called the Lineman Rodeo. That event was put on by utility companies and the competition was an aerial rescue on a utility pole. Line clearance tree trimers got wind […]

Leaves A Critical Component of Our Urban Forest

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The natural process of seasonal leaf fall is a critical component to the ecological cycle in our urban forests. The trees go dormant in the colder season and conserve energy, resulting in this process called senescence. Leaves are a critical building block for many other areas of the ecosystem while providing essential benefits. Those benefits […]

2021 Renewals are OUT!

Plant Health Care Fertilization

After these past weekends of endless snow shoveling and freezing temperatures, it might be hard to believe that Spring is around the corner but, we are in luck. Woodstock Willie is just as ready for Spring as we are. The first sign that Spring is coming was confirmed by Mr. Willie and we could not […]

The Season is turning Frosty!

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It’s that time of year again, temperatures are dropping and snow is in the forecast. Come celebrate the season in West Chicago at the 2016 Frosty Fest on Saturday, December 3rd from 4-7 pm in downtown West Chicago. This fun, family-friendly event offers a variety of happenings sure to please all your family members. Whether […]

Celebrate the Season at Blooming Fest 2016!

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West Chicago is preparing for the return of spring by celebrating the annual Blooming Fest. Come enjoy fun, family-friendly activities at this free admission event in downtown West Chicago. Blooming Fest 2016 is Saturday, May 21st. Blooming Fest activities this year includes collaboration with the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission in presenting a special art […]

Come Celebrate the Season in West Chicago!

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Frosty Fest returns to West Chicago and promises to offer holiday fun for all! Kramer Tree Specialists is excited to participate by providing the lighting and ornament decorations for the tree that will light up downtown West Chicago during the entire holiday season. Festivities begin Saturday, December 5th at 1:30 p.m. in downtown West Chicago. […]

Blooming Fest 2015!

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Once again, West Chicago will celebrate spring and all the beauty it brings. Color and fun abounds at this year’s Blooming Fest on May 16th in downtown West Chicago. Admission is free for this family friendly event. Kick off the spring season right with healthy eating and a fitness plan. Healthy West Chicago is a […]

See What’s Blooming at the Blooming Fest 2014!

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Once again, Kramer Tree Specialists is participating in the West Chicago Blooming Fest. This year the event is May 17th in downtown West Chicago. A new feature at this year’s event is a focus on cycling. Not only will there be an antique bicycle display, children are invited to participate in a bike parade and […]

Frosty Fest 2013 is just around the corner

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Kramer Tree Specialists is delighted to join the City of West Chicago in celebrating the Holidays at this year’s Frosty Fest. For the past four years, KTS has installed the lights and decorated the tree used in the Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony. This year’s Blue Spruce tree is nearly 20 feet tall and was dug […]

New Partnership Creates Exciting Opportunities for Illinois and Wisconsin Landscape Professionals

iLandscape, the premier tradeshow originally designed for the Illinois landscape market, has recently announced their partnership with the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation (WGIF). This allows both the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) and the WGIF to network and benefit from new opportunities and expanded industry knowledge. Both organizations will merge their attendees and exhibitors under […]