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Shippensburg Arborist to Compete in ISA International Tree Climbing Competition

Ever since he was a kid, Aaron Feather, Shippensburg, has been climbing trees.

The 30-year-old certified arborist said it got him into trouble more than once when he came home covered in sap and pine chips. But years later, he’s become a top tree climbing competitor in the region.

Feather, who has worked for nine years as a production foreman and safety coordinator with Cumberland Valley Tree Service, will compete Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 at the International Tree Climbing Association in Milwaukee, Wis.

Does The Tree Care Company You’ve Hired Carry Worker’s Compensation And Why Should That Matter?

“Cultivating, Preserving and Protecting…..” These words are taken straight from our company mission statement. What do these words mean to you, our valued customers? Well, we are NOT changing the way we do business; however we are hoping to change the way people within our industry do business and that begins with you!!! In today’s …

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Matt “Skip” Groves Attains ISA Certified Arborist Credential

Matt “Skip” Groves has recently demonstrated professional competency by successfully completing the Certified Arborist examination administered through the International Society of Arboriculture.  Skip is now one of twelve ISA Certified Arborists on staff at Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping. The purpose of the ISA Certification Program is to improve the level of knowledge and …

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Emerald Ash Borer in Cumberland County, PA

      ISA Certified Arborist, Fred Schrom found Emerald Ash Borer on one of our client’s properties, midway between Newville and Carlisle on Goodyear Road. Fred noted that the two large specimen trees that were treated by Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping showed no signs of infestation. Several untreated trees nearby however, were …

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Penn State Mont Alto Arboriculture Class

Penn State Mont Alto Arboriculture Class Alumnus Dave Poe and Jeremy Redding lead Dr. Beth Brantley and Craig Houghton’s second year Forestry students in their annual end of semester “big tree climb”! We love teaching these students about urban forestry! — at Penn State Mont Alto

What a Year

The impact of the unusual weather patterns of last year are highly evident as we venture outdoors early this season to look at our trees and shrubs. From a record breaking wet spring in 2011, to a crazy hail storm and tornado in May, onward to a July and August drought, coupled with a wet …

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