International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), Certified Arborist on Staff
An arborist by definition is an individual who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. ISA arborist certification is a nongovernmental, voluntary process by which individuals can document their base of knowledge. Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation's leading experts on tree care. Learn more about hiring a Certified Arborist.
Arboriculture Society of Michigan (ASM)
The Arboriculture Society of Michigan (ASM) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2006 under the idea to promote arboriculture in the state of Michigan. Its members include arborists, urban foresters, municipal and utility foresters, professional tree workers/climbers, academia and others interested in all aspects of arboriculture and the health and care of Michigan trees.
Michigan Green Industry Association (MGIA)
The Michigan Green Industry Association (MGIA) is a statewide professional trade association serving the green industry for over 50 years. MGIA promotes education and certification to its members and has set high standards of professionalism and business integrity for Michigan's green industry contractors. MGIA provides more than 800 members with the latest information on new methods, treatments and technologies that help the landscape thrive. Our members range in size and include franchise operations.
Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)
Established in 1938, the Tree Care Industry Association is a trade association of more than 2,000 commercial tree care firms and affiliated companies. TCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice, and management information for arboriculture firms around the world.
Michigan Forestry and Park Association (MFPA)
The Michigan Forestry and Park Association (MFPA) provides Educational, Research, and Grant opportunities to further the development of Arboriculture in Michigan.
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
BBB maintains Business Reviews on more than 4.5 million businesses and rates them based on complaint histories, responsiveness to customers, licensing, legal and government action, and other factors. Only Accredited Businesses that meet the BBB Code of Business Practices are permitted to display the BBB logo in their marketing and place of business.