‘Say Trees!’ – Introducing the Next Generation of Arborists to the Exciting World of Trees

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The experience was another example of Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping’s commitment to educating our community about trees. While it’s more common to find us teaching customers about the trees on their property or training our arborists how to perform their work safely and effectively, we will never turn down an opportunity to talk about trees with an eager audience.

How CVTS-L’s Collaborative Approach Puts the Best People on Your Property

In 2018, when Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping was in the process of opening its fourth branch, George Pogue Jr. realized that his role in the company was changing. It was a tough realization to come to terms with because the jovial salesman who spent decades building relationships with clients would have to spend […]

The Authority in Tree Care: Evan Brumfield, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist

Authority in Tree Care Evan Brumfield ISA Board Certified Master Arborist

In May of 2019, CVTS-L’s Evan Brumfield fulfilled all of the prerequisites and passed a rigorous exam to become an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. According to the International Society of Arboriculture: “The ISA Board Certified Master Arborist® credential is the highest level of certification offered by ISA. This credential recognizes ISA Certified Arborists® who […]

CVTS-L Profile: Allie Wilson, Landscape Intern

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When Allie Wilson was looking for a summer job in her field, her advisor referred her to Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping. Wilson was a freshman with a love of all things outdoors who was working towards her Associate’s degree in Forestry at Penn State Mont Alto. Her two summers as a Landscape Intern […]

40 Years – Maintaining a Culture of Safety at CVTS-L

Man in red shirt and helmet talking about helmet training

When CVTS-L was founded by George Pogue Sr. in 1978, he already had more than 20 years of experience in the tree care industry. While a mentor helped George Sr. navigate the business and customer service side of things, George Pogue Jr. was taking it all in. Once the reins were handed over to him […]

CVTS-L Overcomes Obstacles to Remove a Giant

5 men working on 80 foot tree

On Saturday, May 20, five tree care professionals and a crane operator worked for nearly 13 hours to remove an 80-foot-tall Silver Maple tree from a property in Harrisburg. The 80-foot tall tree with an 80-foot canopy spread was estimated to be about 125 years old, but it needed to be removed because it had […]

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.

Seeing Double?

With the arrival of our crews to your property this spring, you just might be thinking, “I’ve seen these guys somewhere before?”. You would be right! New talent has arrived for the CVTS Landscape Division. Joining our gifted team of landscape professionals is the talented trio of Gabe Shope, Pat Shope and Rex Smith, all […]