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We’re excited to announce the 24 employees selected to participate in the next Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) Program class. The LEAD Program is a two-year, Wright Service Corp. sponsored leadership, training and development program. Following a nomination process, individuals who have shown they are dedicated to their career and growth within our family of…Read more
By Wes Tregilgas, Safety Manager After leading multiple breakout sessions on rope inspection at Utility Arborist Association (UAA) Safety Summits, there were a few large industry knowledge gaps discovered that are critical and can be closed with training in the field. Rope is such a commonly used tool in our industry for so many...Read more
For the past 45 years, Dr. Robert Bannister has been growing orchids here in Des Moines, Iowa. Eventually, he joined the local chapter of the Orchid Society and started Iowa Orchid, brokering and selling orchids he lovingly grew to customers locally in Iowa and as far away as Texas and Pennsylvania. Not a Ph.D....Read more
By Randall H. Miller, Director of Research & Development We are in a golden age of technological advancement in utility arboriculture. Utility arborists are rightfully interested in applying technology to optimize efficiency and quality control. This issue of Utility Arborist Newsline is one of many devoted to technology. Technology is also a common topic...Read more
By Nathan Jones, Technology Consultant The old phrase “You don’t know what you don’t know” is enough to make anyone not comfortable with the unknown break out into a cold sweat. It references the fact that while you can control most of the known quantities in any system, there are always unknown variables that...Read more
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Sustainable Environmental Consultants (SEC) is announcing its collaboration with FluroSat and TerrAvion in an effort to support scale of agricultural conservation. Powered by the EcoPractices® platform, SEC provides sustainability risk management services such as third-party verification and quantification for the consumer-packaged goods and food supply chain sectors. To...Read more
Once a lilac bush is more than two years old, it requires annual pruning. The best time to grab your clippers and get to work is in early summer, after the flowers have bloomed and...Read more