In The News

Join us for our Tree Climbing Workshop

October 13, 2022 by John B Ward & Co.

Tree Workers with One-to-Two-Years Experience and Persons with More or Less Experience are invited to participate in our first annual Tree Climbing Workshop with Jim Roach on November 9 and 10. 



Topics to Include

 Gear Inspection

 Identifying Hazards Within the Tree

 Knots and Hitches

 Open System vs. Closed System

 Basic Tree Entry and Advancing Tie In

 Instructor Demonstrations

 Body Thrusting/Foot Locking/SRT Assent

 Proper Cuts

 Basic Limb Removal and Rigging

 The class will be bilingual in English & Spanish



or email



Recent News

April 05, 2023

English and Ivy Trees

English ivy, Hedera helix is an evergreen groundcover and climbing vine hardy in the Philadelphia area. Long utilized as a ground cover, the...

Read More
April 05, 2023

The Arboretum at Laurel Hill Hybrid Oak Trial

The Arboretum at Laurel Hill is collaborating with Cornell University to grow hybrid oak trees at their cemetery in Bala Cynwyd. 

The project was...

Read More
April 05, 2023

Plant Healthcare News

Oak Wilt

Oak wilt has always been one of those diseases that we were happy to not have to deal with. We were aware...

Read More