Board Certified Master Arborist TX-0985BTkeith.email@example.com
Austinand the surrounding area.
Consulting Arborist Services
DiagnosisFrom disease to insects to abiotic disorders, I can help you figure out what's wrong with your trees.
Tree Risk Assessment / EvaluationEvaluate structual integrity of trees and the probability of failures.
Aerial AssessmentAs an experienced and practiced climber, I can ascend into the tree using specialized tree climbing safety equipment to evaluate problems that may not be visible from the ground.
Tree Permit ExpeditingI am familiar with all local city ordinances and regulations, and can help you prepare all the information and documentation to faciliate tree permits for any project you have.
Site Development Tree PlanningFull spectrum tree consulting through to service implementation. I can make sure your tree mitigation budget is the minimum required, and that your plans reflect and allow for tree preservation. Typically, my work will reduce your mitigation requirements to the point that even after my fees are paid, you're overall project expense on trees will be significantly lower than if your architect or engineer performs all the tree protection calculations. And, I can help make sure that your mitigation dollars are used on tree services for your project rather than paying fines to the city.
- Protection Planning
- Tree Survey Auditing
- Tree Health & Mitigation Evaluations
- Mitigation Calculations & Budgeting
- Tree Service Recommendations
Property Management PlansSingle family homes, multi-family properties, commercial properties, 1,000 acre ranches: I can help you evaluate tree maintenance needs and develop a plan to meet the specific goals of your property.
Tree Inventory & MappingI can develop a map of all the trees on your property to facilitate planning.
Tree Planting RecommendationsEvaluate site conditions to determine best species selection for planting.
Landscape ImprovementsEvaluate landscapes as they pertain to providing a quality tree growing environment. Complete with recommendations and budget estimates.
Educational Presentations & TrainingFrom neighborhood accociations to garden clubs to individuals, I can present detailed information about the topic you are interested in.
Qualifications & Experience
ISA Board Certified Mater ArboristMaster Arborist is the highest level of certification available. There are only a few hundred in the US, about a dozen in the state, and I am one of only two Master Arborists in Austin area.
ISA Certified Tree WorkerCertified Tree Worker is a program offered by the ISA, the same organization that certifies arborists. The Tree Worker program tests an individual's ablility to safely climb and work in trees. Required skills include basic arborist knowledge, competancy with safety and climbing gear, aerial rescue techniques & CPR/First Aid.
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ)TRAQ is a new qualification administered by the ISA. This credential indicates that an individual is competant in the process of determining the risks associated with any given tree.
Certified Oak Wilt SpecialistCertified Oak Wilt Specialist is a program from the Texas Forest Service. This credential represents a basic level of training about the management of oak wilt.
21 Years ExperienceMy career in the tree business started before I realized at the time. My first job in the business started in high school dragging brush for a tree crew. I've worked my way through every facet of the business.
Owner of Austin Tree ExpertsI am the owner of arguably the best tree care company in central Texas. Combined we are 24 people strong, managed of 5 ISA certified arborists. Our pruning crews are each led by an ISA certified tree worker. We offer tree pruning, removal, stump removal, planting, fertilization programs, treatments, airspading and more.
Member International Society of Arboriculture
Member Texas Chapter of International Society of Arboriculture - past president
Member American Society of Consulting Arborists
Husband and DadMy beautiful wife is also an entrepreneur and an author. Amanda owns a custom furniture upholstery business, Spruce, located on N Lamar blvd. Lilee, my daughter and first child is due to be born on January 8, 2014. We own a beautiful home in south central Austin.
GardeningAs you might guess, I love trees & gardening. My own gardens at home are tended to regularly by yours truely. In spring of 2014, I purchesed 12 acres in east Austin by the toll road to base Austin Tree Experts. There, I am starting up a pecan orchard and landscape tree nursery so that we grow our own trees that we plant as a service.