Arborists have a job that is both exciting and dangerous. You may know some things they do like remove a tree that’s fallen on your garage, but they also keep natural public areas safe like parks or hiking trails. Read on to find out more about what an arborist does.
In public areas, an arborist’s job is to take care of all trees and ensure a safe environment for people. Some trees may need diseased or hanging branches removed for both their health and our safety while other trees may need to be completely removed.
Arborists (or tree service professionals) are not afraid of height. They are used to hanging from a rope sometimes up to 100 feet in the air, swinging from branch to branch. They are often using tools like chainsaws so they go through intense safety training to make sure they don’t cut their harnesses or any necessary lines.
Becoming a tree service professional isn’t for everyone, but if you love nature and don’t mind heights, being an arborist might be right for you. You can go to school to become an arborist for 4 years and spend summers interning with arborist companies to get experienced and comfortable with the profession.
Arborists are important to keeping public spaces clean and safe for everyone to enjoy.