Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Volunteer Tree Work at Veteran Cemeteries - Saluting Branches

September 09, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 35
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Volunteer Tree Work at Veteran Cemeteries - Saluting Branches
Show Notes

Eric Foley from Maier Tree & Lawn, a Davey company, in Rochester, Minnesota, talks about the volunteer work he and other arborists across the country do for Saluting Branches, a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring our veterans by doing tree work on veteran cemeteries. 

In this episode we cover:

  • What is Saluting Branches? (0:44)
  • Work arborists do on the properties (2:36)
  • Pausing during work (3:23)
  • Why this work is important to Eric (4:12)
  • How Eric started his job in arboriculture (5:44)
  • Difference between working on a homeowner's property versus a veterans' cemetery (6:55)
  • Prep work beforehand (8:05) (11:39)
  • Making a difference and bringing arborists together (9:44)
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) (12:26)
  • Getting involved in Saluting Branches and becoming a site leader (13:50)

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To learn more about Saluting Branches, visit SalutingBranches.org.

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