Wildlife Trained Arborists act as first-responders for Baby

Not all first responders show up to handle emergencies with flashing lights, blaring sirens and recognizable badges.  Some are simple men in orange shirts and helmets like West Coast Arborists’ Foreman, Francisco Villanueva, and his crew.  On May 24 they were called to McClatchy Park in Sacramento, California, to remove a fallen elm, but then unexpectedly discovered a wildlife emergency. The … Read More

Prevent harm to birds during tree care

Birds and other wildlife depend on urban trees.  How trees are cared for can greatly enhance or diminish the habitat value of those trees. While many tree care workers and managers appreciate wildlife, they have little information about how work can best be accomplished with minimal or no negative impact to wildlife. In the past two years, arborists, wildlife biologists, … Read More