Chris has been involved in tree care for over 30 years. He is a Certified Arborist in New Hampshire, a Licensed Arborist in Maine, is certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), and has a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ). He has a Masters Degree in Urban Forestry and Bachelor’s degrees in Horticulture and Economics. He is a member of the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), the American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) and the Maine and New Hampshire Arborist Associations (MAA and NHAA). Although he is licensed to use pesticides in New Hampshire and Maine, he uses many alternative controls to improve plant health. When not tending to trees, you can find him in his garden, surfing or spending time with his family.