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2009

THE GREAT CHRISTMAS TREE DEBATE - NOW THERE'S A THIRD OPTION
December 4, 2009—Picking out the family Christmas tree just got a little more complicated...more
 

FALL 2009 - IDEAL TIME TO SEED LAWNS
October 8, 2009—SavaLawn and horticultural experts reveal that excessive rain earlier this year has stressed many east coast lawns leaving weakened root systems, thinning lawns, dead patches or lawns that are off-color. SavaLawn, the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic leader in lawn care emphasizes that taking action this fall is critical in reestablishing a vibrant lawn for next spring. ...more

SAVATREE ARBORISTS CLIMB HIGHER
August 30, 2009—SavATree arborists Andrew Carpenter, Brian McLaughlin and Christian Williams successfully completed the Certified Arborist examination administered through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), demonstrating mastery in their field...more

SAVATREE ANNOUNCES TOP 5 TIPS FOR HOMEOWNERS TO 
PREVENT STORM DAMAGE

August 21, 2009—Proactive tree care before a storm helps prevent future problems, the loss of precious landscapes treasures, and expensive post storm costs...more

ARBORISTS PROVIDE EXPERTISE TO YORKTOWN CHAMBER HOME SHOW
January 22, 2009—SavATree announced today that they will be an active participant in the New Yorktown Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Home Improvement Expo at Grand Prix New York Racing in Mount Kisco on Sunday, March 8, 2009 from 11:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M...more

SAVATREE WORKSHOP AT BEDFORD ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT 
January 22, 2009—SavATree will conduct a workshop entitled "SavATree's Realistic Approach to Sustainable Landscape Care" at the 2009 Bedford NY Environmental Summit on January 31, 2009...more

NATURAL RESOURCE CONSULTING DIVISION LAUNCHES
January 5, 2009—SavATree announced the launch of its Natural Resource Consulting division today. The new division is designed to provide specialty services to private, corporate, institutional and municipal...more

TIMELY TIPS WINS PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
December 29, 2008—SavATree was awarded a 2009 TCIA Professional Communications award for the Timely Tips newsletter...more

SAVATREE CONTINUES AUDUBON ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP
December 10, 2008—SavATree is proud to announce its continued commitment to be a 2008-2009 Audubon Partner for the Environment in cooperation with Audubon International...more

2008

HOLBROOK TREE SERVICE PARTNERSHIP
October 8, 2008—Holbrook Tree Service has been providing local residents with tree health care since 1971. As they considered merging, they wanted to entrust the business to a company with similar values...more

HOW TO PREPARE TREES FOR HURRICANE SEASON
August 19, 2008—Experts are predicting that the 2008 hurricane season will be twenty five percent worse than average seasons according to a study conducted by the Casualty & Property Insurance...more

MAMARONECK HISTORIC HARBOR STREET FAIR ECO-VILLAGE
June 22, 2008—The Eco-Village housed companies committed to environmental stewardship, focusing in the areas of tree, soil, water energy management, and 100% organic products...more

GREENWICH CT ARBORIST TEAM AT JUNIOR LEAGUE TOUCH-A-TRUCK
June 1, 2008—SavATree arborists and one of their bucket trucks were featured in the Junior League’s Touch-A-Truck festival in Greenwich, CT. The fund-raising event included...more

STEPHEN SKYER COMPLETES ISA CERTIFIED ARBORIST PROGRAM
May 28, 2008—Stephen Skyer showcased his professional tree care competency by successfully completing the certified arborist examination administered by the local chapter of the ISA...more

SCOT BOYCE PASSES ISA CERTIFIED ARBORIST EXAMINATION
May 20, 2008—The ISA Certification Program aims to increase the standards in tree care by testing comprehension and recognizing proficiency. The ISA hopes to make it easier for the public to identify...more

SAVATREE HELPS RAISE ECO-AWARENESS AT RIVERKEEPER'S FESTIVAL
May 18, 2008—SavATree hosted a rope climbing event at the 19th Annual Riverkeeper’s Shad Festival and Hudson River Celebration to help raise awareness of the health of the Hudson River and green living....more

SAVATREE PROVIDES “TLC” FOR NYC TREES IN CENTRAL PARK
May 13, 2008—Twenty five volunteer managers and executives from SavATree conducted an extensive community service project on Tuesday, May 13 in the East Meadow of Central Park...more

19TH SAVATREE OFFICE OPENS TO SERVICE HUDSON VALLEY REGION
May 7, 2008—SavATree offically opened its 19th office today at One Greentown Road, Buchanan, NY. This expansion will allow the company to provide environmentally-minded tree care services...more

SCARBOROUGH NY PRE-SCHOOLERS LEARN ABOUT TREES
April 30, 2008—SavATree arborists Steve Mazza and Brad Gurr spent much of Wednesday, April 30 surrounded by eager pre-school students at the Scarborough Presbyterian Children’s Center in Westchester...more

EXHIBITING AT WESTPORT CT GREEN EARTH FAIR
April 27, 2008—SavATree was among the exhibitors at the 2008 Green Earth Fair honoring residents and businesses who have put special effort into reducing their carbon footprint and encouraging others...more

NJ ARBORISTS HELP TREE FOUNDATION BEAUTIFY NEIGHBORHOOD
April 25, 2008—Arborists joined the New Jersey Tree Foundation (NJTF) and the New Jersey Youth Corps at the Heavenly Farms Community Center in East Brunswick, NJ in Middlesex count...more

SAVATREE CLIMBERS COMPETE IN MD CHAMPIONSHIP
April 12, 2008—SavATree tree ascension specialists Antonio Turcios, Maximo Merino, and Jose P. Bonilla spent Saturday racing through contests in Montgomery County Maryland...more

EXPANSION CONTINUES WITH SHEARER/PENN MERGE
April 8, 2008—SavATree announced a merge with New Jersey-based Shearer/Penn today that will expand their reach in South Central New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania...more

GYPSY MOTH INVADING LIVINGSTON NEW JERSEY
April 7, 2008—The caterpillar population is expected to increase this spring in the Livingston area as egg masses have already been spotted in trees. Egg masses may contain 100 to more than 1,000 eggs...more

EPA REGION 2 WELCOMES NEW PERFORMANCE TRACK PARTNERS
March 29 , 2008—SavATree, MacArthur Waste to Energy, and the USPS in Schenectady, NY have volunteered to minimize pollution beyond environmental regulatory requirements while reducing...more

COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT FOR 75 TREES IN NYC'S CENTRAL PARK
March 26 , 2008—SavATree announced a large-scale community service project that will provide expert care to approximately 75 trees in the East Meadow of New York City’s Central Park...more

SALUTE TO THE MILITARY SALES CONFERENCE
March 3, 2008—Honoring the military was the theme of SavATree’s sales conference this year, which took place at the historic Thayer Hotel, on the grounds of the West Point U.S. Military Academy...more

SAVATREE NAMED AUDUBON PARTNER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
February 28, 2008—SavATree is proud to announce its commitment to be a 2007-2008 Audubon Partner for the Environment in cooperation with Audubon International, an environmental organization...more

EPA ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE TRACK PARTNERSHIP
February 25, 2008—SavATree is the first company in the green industry to earn this prestigious green credential. They join facilities including Nestle, Frito-Lay and Toyota that are helping to define...more

MA ARBORISTS EXHIBIT AT NORTH SHORE HOME AND GARDEN SHOW
February 24, 2008—SavATree recently added to the charged and excited environment at the North Shore Home Show to discuss the newest developments and innovations in landscape care, gardening...more

SHEBERT IS SAVATREE'S NEW VICE PRESIDENT - DEVELOPMENT
February 18, 2008—SavATree named Mr. Edmund M. Shebert Vice President - Development to drive the company's expansion efforts and leadership role in the green industry...more

CHARLES PEASE EARNS PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
February 7, 2008—SavATree arborist Charles A. Pease of Grafton, MA recently demonstrated professional competency by successfully completing the certified arborist examination...more

ARBORIST CONDUCTS WORKSHOP IN WEST NEWBURY MA
February 7, 2008—Ann Bennett, a Massachusetts Certified Arborist from SavATree, held an educational tree care seminar for members of the West Newbury Garden Club in Essex County MA...more

2007

WHY LEAVES FALL AND OTHER AUTUMN FOLIAGE SECRETS REVEALED
September 25, 2007—Arborists have called upon their knowledge and experience to provide answers to tree curiosities that accompany the fall season and share tips to help maximize the leaf peeping experience....more

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR HOME AND TREES DURING HURRICANE SEASON
September 14, 2007—During a hurricane trees become potentially dangerous as high force winds increase their likelihood to sustain injury or cause costly damage. Advanced planning with professional...more

ENVIRONMENTAL TREE CARE EDUCATION FOR NATIONAL GARDEN CLUB
May 28, 2007—A variety of horticultural, arboricultural, and garden professionals hosted informative sessions including sculptural design, garden photography and global environmental concerns...more

ARBOR DAY AT ST. JOHN'S EARLY LEARNING CENTER
May 21, 2007—The St. John’s Early Learning Center in South Salem, NY recently hosted a presentation by Board-Certified Master Arborist Eric Fowler, who illustrated just how ‘cool’ trees really are...more

ARBORISTS HELP ASBURY PARK NJ BECOME ARBOR DAY CITY
May 21, 2007—SavATree arborists Tom Armstrong, Steve Schilling, and Jesse Shelton were among 200 volunteers who successfully completed the transformation of Asbury Park in NJ...more

NJ TREE EXPERT HELPS YOUTH CORPS TRAIN FUTURE ARBORISTS
May 18, 2007—ISA Certified Arborist Scott Lamm teamed up with the New Jersey Youth Corps' Northern Urban Community Forestry Academy for a four day tree care expert training session at the Community Recreation Center in Maplewood NJ from May 15th through May 18th....more

$25,000 IN TREE SERVICE DONATED TO PRINCETON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
May 15, 2007—An estimated $25,000 of tree care services was donated to the Historical Society of Princeton (HSP) at the Updike Farmstead in Princeton NJ, on May 15th by the SavATree management team...more

SAVATREE SPONSORS CHILDRENS PROGRAM AT MAY GARDENERS MARKET
May 5, 2007—SavATree sponsored the children’s program at the 46th Annual May Gardeners Market in Cos Cob CT, on Saturday..more

3 ACQUISITIONS AND THE OPENING OF TWO NEW OFFICES
May 4, 2007—SavATree’s 18th branch is now open in Windsor, CT and a satellite office will be maintained ...more

ARBORISTS HELP TODD SCHOOL PLANT ARBOR DAY TREE
May 2, 2007—Brad Gurr and Chad Otrosinka recently visited the Todd Elementary School in Briarcliff, NY to teach kindergartners about trees and help students plant a weeping cherry tree...more

ARBORISTS TEACH LANGLEY STUDENTS TO "THINK GREEN"
May 2, 2007—Cynthia Tweedy and Randy Ziemienski of SavATree, taught students to “think green” at an Arbor Day seminar for the students at The Langley School in McClean, VA on April 19 at 11 A.M...more

OTRASINKA REPRESENTS ARBORISTS AT HAWTHORNE ELEMENTARY
May 1, 2007—ISA Certified Arborist Chad Otrosinka represented the arborist profession and demonstrated the resistograph. The resistograph is a valuable tool used to identify at-risk tree conditions...more

SAVATREE SOUTHEAST PA OFFICE MOVES TO NEW LOCATION
May 1, 2007—SavATree relocated its Southeastern Pennsylvania branch office to 201 Colwell Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428. The new location was chosen to give arborists and tree service crews easier access to clients...more

ARBOR FUN AT RUSSELL C. STRUBLE ELEMENTARY IN BENSALEM PA
April 27, 2007—A certified arborist visited the kindergarten class of the Russell C. Struble Elementary School in Bensalem PA in celebration of Arbor Day to inform children about trees and their value in our ecosystem...more

ALVEY ELEMENTARY PLANTS MEMORIAL TREE ON ARBOR DAY
April 27, 2007—The students of J.W. Alvey Elementary and SavATree's Duane Richardson commemorated Arbor Day by planting a cherry tree on school grounds in memory of local citizens affected by cancer....more

CHAPIN SCHOOL ARBOR DAY HONEY LOCUST ANNIVERSARY
April 23, 2007—SavATree’s Elliot Kraus, John Morris and Tara Connery returned to the Chapin School, a private all girls school in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, to address second graders about the honey locust that was planted a year ago on the premises...more

ARBORIST LEADS CHILDREN ON NATURE WALK AT QUOGUE NY REFUGE
April 21, 2007—Arborist Josh Lehman led local children from the Hamptons on a tree-focused afternoon nature walk at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge on Saturday...more

"TOUCH A TRUCK" FAMILY FESTIVAL CHARITY EVENT SPONSORSHIP
April 18, 2007—SavATree is a participating sponsor in the 9th annual “Touch a Truck” family festival promoted by the Young Woman’s League (YWL) of New Canaan at the New Canaan High School on Saturday, April 22nd...more

AUDUBON VTM ARBORISTS ACQUISITION
April 16, 2007—SavATree announced the acquisition of Alexandria VA based Audubon VTM Arborists, Inc. today, expanding their efforts in the Northern Virginia area...more

RYE NATURE CENTER & SAVATREE CELEBRATE EARTH DAY
April 6, 2007—SavATree will join over two-dozen environmental organizations and green businesses for an Earth Day Celebration from 1 to 4 P.M. on Sunday, April 22nd. The event is being hosted at Rye Nature Center...more

EXPANSION CONTINUES WITH APPALACHIAN TREE COMPANY
April 4, 2007—SavATree announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Appalachian Tree Company. The new company will be combined with the exisiting office in Wyckoff NJ...more

BUTLER TREE COMPANY ACQUIRED BY SAVATREE
April 4, 2007—SavATree announced the acquisition of Connecticut based Butler Tree Company’s tree, shrub and lawn care division and the opening of a new office in Windsor CT...more

SAVATREE MARYLAND BRANCH RELOCATES TO ROCKVILLE
April 1, 2007—SavATree announced the relocation of its Maryland office to 1057 First Street, Rockville, MD 20850. The new location provides easier access to customer properties in Montgomery County, MD and Washington, D.C...more

TREE CARE SAFETY PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION  EARNED
March 26, 2007—Dane Buell and David Schneider recently completed the Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) program offered by the Tree Care Industry Association....more

2006

COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR 200 YEAR OLD OAK IN BRIDGEHAMPTON NY —August 16, 2006— SavATree arborist Keith Schumpf performed restoration pruning on a 150-200 year old oak tree on an art farm in Bridgehampton called “The Ark Project”...more

SAVATREE RECEIVES FIRST MULTI-STATE TCIA ACCREDITATION —June 27, 2006— TCIA Accreditation means SavATree adheres to all the accreditation standards in all of their eighteen locations. TCIA verified this by conducting an on-site audit of SavATree’s facilities and work sites...more

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE —June 11, 2006— A dozen SavATree team members walked at the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Fairfield, CT. The relay honored cancer survivors and strived to raise money and awareness about cancer research...more

SPONSORSHIP OF GIRL SCOUTS GARDEN TOUR —June 9, 2006— Today SavATree announced its sponsorship of the 7th annual summer garden tour “Rhapsody in Bloom,” to benefit the Girl Scouts of Westchester and Putnam County (GSA)....more

KIDS TREE CLIMBING AT SHAD FESTIVAL —May 21, 2006— SavATree conducted a kids tree climbing activity in support of Riverkeeper’s 17th Annual Shad Festival held at the Historic Boscobel Restoration...more

MARYLAND OFFICE RELOCATION —May 15, 2006— SavATree - Silver Spring has announced its relocation to 8750 Brookville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910 in order to expand operations and facilitate its continued growth in Montgomery County and Washington, D.C...more

EXPERTISE VOLUNTEERED AT TEATOWN PLANT SALE —May 9, 2006— SavATree supported Teatown’s fundraising and education efforts by volunteering their expertise to tree care enthusiasts at the annual plant sale in Cedar Lane Park...more

MAMARONECK CELEBRATES ARBOR DAY WITH SCHOOL CHILDREN —April 28, 2006— Steve Skyer and Elliot Krauss commemorated Arbor Day with a variety of tree care activities at the Thornton Donovan School in New Rochelle, NY. John Morris celebrated with students at the Chapin School, a private all girls school in Manhattan....more

TOUCH-A-TRUCK FAMILY FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIP —April 23, 2006— SavATree was a participant and sponsor in the Young Women’s League of New Canaan’s (YWL) annual Touch-A-Truck festival...more

2005

2005 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED - July 1, 2005 - Scholarships were presented to Matthew Cousins and Julia Brotton by SavATree for the 2005 Sensational Scholarship Program...more

2004

TWO NEW OFFICE LOCATIONS - December 10, 2004 - We are proud to announce the opening of our newest locations in Silver Spring, MD and Bernardsville, NJ...more

SAVATREE DONATES SERVICES TO HISTORICAL SOCIETY - December 10, 2004, Twenty fruit trees, an ornamental crab apple, a sugar maple, and two Norway maple trees have been given...more

TCIA GRANTS FIRST CT ACCREDITATION TO SAVATREE - October 13, 2004, SavATree, a tree care service provider located in Norwalk, CT has become the first company in the state...more

MORE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED - July 29, 2004, Gina McNamer of Readstown , WI and Gregory Beck of Andover , MA were each awarded a $2,500 scholarship to help advance their studies...more

HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY PARTNERSHIP - May 21, 2004, SavATree is helping to preserve the beauty and history of the properties under the care of Historic Hudson Valley ...more

2003 SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED - March 29, 2004 - Jonathan Dubé of Central, SC and Gregory Shinn of Wall, NJ were each awarded $2,500 scholarships to help complete their studies...more

INSECTS THREATEN HEMLOCKS - March 18, 2004 - Arboriculture experts now fear that the continuing hemlock woolly adelgid insect infestation will devastate trees throughout the Northeast...

CICADAS - FRIEND OR FOE? - June 2, 2004 - As the largest known brood of the 17 year periodical cicada emerges throughout the region, there are as many conflicting opinions crawling...

2003

SAVATREE WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD - December 23, 2003 - Excellence is the lifeblood of any profession. In the commercial arboriculture (tree care) profession, exemplary...

HISTORIC PRESERVATION FOR WASHINGTON WALNUT - December 16, 2003 - SavATree is now providing specialized treatments to enhance the health and life-span of the historic Washington Walnut Tree located at the Washington Inn, the old Timothy Ball House...more

PRINCETON STORM PROTECTION - December 2, 2003 - High gusts caused power outages, broken tree limbs and many trees to fall. The urgent need for property damage assessment...

SENSATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS UNVEILED - August 27, 2003 - SavATree announced a scholarships program for students majoring in arboriculture, horticulture or a related field...more

LIBERTY MUTUAL SAFETY AWARD - August 25, 2003 - SavATree and its employees received a commendation for an exceptional performance with regard to safety for the period...

2002

WAMPUS SCHOOL HONORS AMERICAN ELM - May 16, 2002 - Arborist Tom Marino inoculated an elm tree and helped Wampus School children learn about one of America’s natural treasures...

GROUND ZERO RECLAMATION EFFORTS - April 17, 2002 - St. Paul's Chapel, which has served as a relief center for emergency and rescue workers at Ground Zero, welcomed a team of arborists...

DEALING WITH DROUGHT - April 8, 2002 - Arborists advise proactive measures for maintaining a healthy landscape during periods of water use restriction & voluntary water conservation...

GARLIC AS INSECT REPELLENT - April 2, 2002 - Garlic has been a useful spice for a long time and is often utilized for an ever-growing list of curative properties. However, the most interesting use...

"OLD SOLDIER" HONORED - February 11, 2002 - SavATree has taken responsibility for the care of the copper beech tree located at the President Lincoln and Soldiers' Home National Monument...


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