Women Lead: Discovering Your Path Forward

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March is Women’s History Month, and we’re pleased to share that earlier this year NATS held its first Women Lead: Discovering Your Own Path Forward course. Our own COO, Karen Hauck, and Director of Training, Rebecca Seibel, led a group of six women from the arboriculture industry through three days of instruction, sharing, self-reflection, and leadership development. “Women Lead is …

NATS’ Skills Arena Will Be at ArborFest EXPO 2022

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We’re looking forward to joining our Safety Alliance Partner Sherrilltree for ArborFest EXPO ’22 April 1-3 (Friday – Sunday) in Asheville, North Carolina. It’s been a while since we’ve been together in-person, and we hope to see you there! “ArborFest EXPO is back! We’re excited to be at this year’s event in Asheville and can’t wait to bring our traveling Skills …

Heart Month Isn’t Just Candy Hearts

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The shortest month of the year has arrived, and while February can be all about candy hearts and Valentine’s Day, it’s also American Heart Month. In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, who had had a heart attack himself, proclaimed the first American Heart Month to raise awareness about heart disease and heart health. In an effort to raise awareness of …

There’s A Lot In Store For 2022

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Here we are, at the start of another year, and we have a feeling 2022 is going to be a terrific year for NATS! To kick off the year we offered our first Women Lead: Discovery Your Path Forward program for the women in our industry. The response to this new course that we introduced in 2021 has been extremely …

A Look Back At 2021 – With Our Sights On 2022

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Here we are — it’s the holiday season again, and we’re already looking ahead to next year. Before we jump into 2022, however, let’s take a look at everything that we achieved together in 2021. Over the past year, we held 160+ training events, reaching over 2,000 trainees, and covering more than 40 various topics. We have also expanded our …