A Moment of Thanks

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The holiday season is already upon us, as hard as that is to believe, and we are taking a moment here on the blog to pause and give thanks for all that NATS has as an organization. Our 65 team members give their time and share their talents and passion for the industry with their colleagues across industries, along with those who …

Introducing Women In Trees

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If you joined us at TCI EXPO in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last week, you heard our exciting announcement introducing Women In Trees, a new NATS program created for women, taught by women. As the leading arboriculture safety and training organization, we are excited to move the needle forward in our industry with this new initiative.  The impetus in creating Women In …

Beyond the Trees

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The role of a professional arborist can be as diverse and the person in the role – tasks certainly include the care and maintenance of trees, and can be so much more. Take Glen Wilson, NATS Lead Instructor and arborist with the LSU AgCenter Burden Museum & Gardens, a 440-acre historic property in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Over the course of …

Show Your Skills in the Arena at TCIA EXPO

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We’re looking forward to joining our partner TCIA once again for its annual TCIA EXPO next month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The EXPO, which will be held November 7 – 9, is considered the world’s largest tree care industry conference and trade show. For the second year, NATS will take to the trade show floor to host the Safety Skills Arena, …

A Closer Look at Train the Trainer

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In our industry, it’s important to keep learning and growing, both professionally and personally. That’s where our Train the Trainer program comes into play. Train the Trainer is the pinnacle training program offered to those professionals who have a passion for training others, who want to share their knowledge and expertise to help move the needle forward in our industry. …