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A specialist in the care of woody plants, especially trees.

[From Latin arbor, tree.]


1. (Forestry) a specialist in the cultivation of trees
2. (Professions) a specialist in the cultivation of trees


(ˈɑr bər ɪst)

a specialist in the cultivation and care of trees and shrubs.
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Noun1.arborist - a specialist in treating damaged treesarborist - a specialist in treating damaged trees
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning


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A tree in the middle of the woods is not a problem," said arborist Paul Wolfe of Integrated Plant Care in Rockville, Maryland.
Also, his background in gardening and expertise as an arborist trainer make him a natural choice as facility manager for our sites.
Fires need fuel, such as dead trees, shrubs, and grasses," says Tchukki Andersen, staff arborist with the Tree Care Industry Association, Londonderry, N.
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A: Inspection of your tree by a Certified Arborist (from the ISA website under Find an Arborist) or a Registered Consulting Arborist (listing available on ASCA website) would be a recommended next step to help decide if the tree could be pruned and remain in your landscape or should be removed due to the extent of damage.
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LEABURG - An arborist was accidentally pulled head first into a operating wood chipper Friday afternoon and suffered serious injuries, but he is expected to survive, McKenzie Fire and Rescue said.
We do a lot of our own pruning, but we do not have a professional arborist on staff, and many of our trees are 25 years old and beyond the limits of what we can do ourselves," Ms.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch garden columnist, former city arborist and local public radio station garden show host answered horticulture questions.
info where there is more information on how to select a competent specialist and features a growing collection of articles on looking after trees, together with the Ask an Arborist forum, where questions can be posed to experts.
John Sevier, a certified arborist and tree accident specialist who has testified as an expert witness in several hundred cases involving trees and legal issues, estimates that only about half of homeowners demand a license before allowing someone to work on their trees.
Vianney Carriere, General Synod director of communications and information resources, consulted an arborist at the University of Guelph but was told that the trees, whose leaf extracts are believed to stop memory loss, could not be transplanted.