Tree care industry resources have many organizations and other resource websites dedicated to the tree care industry. These resources exist primarily to serve the general public and tree care companies. Here are just a few:
Tree Care Industry Association
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is a trade association. Together with 2,300 tree care firms, affiliated companies and 14,000 tree care professionals worldwide. TCIA was established in 1938 as the National Arborist Association. Our mission is to advance tree care businesses.
Tree Care Tips
Tree Care Tips is created and maintained by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). To sum up what this website provides is homeowners with information on caring for trees and protecting landscapes. Tips is a one-stop resource to learn more about enhancing your tree canopy and improving your greenspace.
International Society of Arboriculture
Through research, technology, and education, the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) promotes the professional practice of arboriculture also fostering a greater worldwide awareness of the benefits of trees.
Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund)
(TREE Fund) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to supporting scientific discovery and dissemination of new knowledge in the fields of arboriculture and urban forestry. Since our inception in 2002, TREE Fund has awarded over $3.4 million in funding to support research on urban trees, education programs related to trees, and scholarships for students interested in tree care and related fields.
American Society of Consulting Arborists
Since 1967, the American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) has been dedicated to providing Consulting Arborists with the tools and knowledge they need to deliver a stronger work product to their clients.
Society of Municipal Arborists
Founded in 1964, the SMA is an organization of municipal arborists and urban foresters. Our membership also includes consultants, commercial firms, nonprofits, tree boards, tree wardens, allied professionals, and citizens who actively practice or support some facet of municipal forestry. The SMA is a professional affiliate of the International Society of Arboriculture and has members from across North America and beyond.
U.S. Forest Service > Urban and Community Forestry Program
Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) is a cooperative program of the US Forest Service. UCF focuses on the stewardship of urban natural resources. Working with the state forestry agencies, the program provides technical, financial, research and educational services to local government, nonprofit organizations community groups, educational institutions, and tribal governments.