MEET JULIA TROXELL
CONSULTING ARBORIST AT SAVATREE
Julia Troxell is a member of the SavATree Consulting group. She is an ISA Certified Arborist (CERT ID: RM-8640A) and has a QS license with the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CERT #: 41258). Julia graduated from the University of Oregon in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, minoring in Biology and Earth Science.
After graduation she began working for SavATree in Colorado as a Plant Health Care specialist. In this role she identified trees to species, their pests, and their diseases and would treat them accordingly. She was recognized for excelling through the self-directed advancement program and soon became her branch’s Assistant Operations Manager. In this role she assisted in training new technicians, streamlining daily routes, and running weekly safety meetings and inspections.
She has worked on a number of tree inventories and management plans including the Denver Country Club (Denver, CO), the Conservatory Metropolitan District (Aurora, CO), Wildcat Ridge HOA (Castle Rock, CO), Grand Dominion HOA (Mundelein, IL), and many more. These GIS based inventories included tree identification, size, multi-stem, condition rating, risk rating, conflicting limitations, insect/disease problems, maintenance recommendations, and field observations all within accordance to ISA Best Management Practices. She has also assisted on individual tree risk assessments and tree appraisals.
Julia graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, minoring in Biology and Earth Science. While at the University of Oregon she was an integral member of the Environmental Leadership Program. As part of her undergraduate research, she traveled to the world’s northernmost university (UNIS – Svalbard, Norway) in the Arctic Circle for six months to study Arctic biology and climate change.
Julia is an ISA Certified Arborist and has a QS license with the Colorado Department of Agriculture. She started her career in arboriculture as a Plant Health Care specialist for SavATree. She was recognized for excelling through the self-directed advancement program and soon became her branch’s Assistant Operations Manager. While in these roles she assisted on many large-scope urban forestry projects including the City of Denver’s “Be A Smart Ash” Emerald Ash Borer Prevention Program, the Denver Country Club Tree Inventory and Risk Assessment, as well as the Denver Water Accelerated Lead Service Line Replacement Tree Root Conflicts. Mentoring under Steven Geist, she has been promoted to Consulting Arborist.
Why did you become an Arborist
“I have always had an affinity for the outdoors. Growing up in East Texas I was mystified by the towering loblolly pine forest that was my backyard. My goal has always been to intersect my passions for defending the environment and my passions for helping people through outreach. Becoming an arborist
has allowed me to do so through Actionable Tree Intelligence. I find utmost fulfillment speaking for the trees.”
Customer service philosophy
“I care for what you love. I will always take the time to listen and fully understand the exact desires of the client. I put my heart and soul into helping my clients find sustainable solutions to the various complex issues that their landscapes face in this arid Front Range Ecosystem.”