Looking Back at 2019 – and Forward to 2020!

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2019 was quite a year for the NATS team! As we look back at the year behind us, we have a lot to be proud of, and our team members, partners and clients are a big part of our continued success. In 2019: we held 290 training programs across the U.S. we worked with 47,472 professionals to train and assess …

Tips for Making the Most of the Holiday Season

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The holiday season has begun, and for a lot of us it seems time is flying by and the end of the year will be here before we know it. It’s easy to get caught up in the seasonal festivities while at the same time maintaining our professional and familial obligations. And, if we’re honest, it can all take its …

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 …