Wisconsin Tree Care News and Events

Wachtel Tree Science brings you the most up to date and important news in Wisconsin tree care and exciting industry events. Here you can see what's happening at Wachtel and learn more about the events our Wisconsin Certified Arborists are attending. Read below to learn all about the Wisconsin tree care industry news you need to know. For more information about what's happening at Wachtel Tree Science and seasonal tree care, take a look at our Wisconsin tree care newsletter.

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Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin - Presentation and Open Forum

The emerald ash borer has arrived in Wisconsin and it's important to be prepared!  Our Certified Arborists Ron Gumz and Bill Reichenbach will be leading a presentation and an open forum discussion to provide insight on the emerald ash borer, including its local impact and answers on how to handle this insect in your own trees. Ron Gumz will be providing  important information on the emerald ash borer and other tree health care issues in Wisconsin in a presentation at Johnson's Nursery in Menomonee Falls on April 26, 2014 at 10am. This event is free but space is limited, so please register ASAP at the Johnson's Nursery Webpage. To follow up, Ron Gumz and Bill Reichenbach will be leading an open forum discussion with the public to answer any questions concerning the emerald ash borer in Wisconsin. This event will be at Johnson's Gardens in Cedarburg on June 7, 2014 at 10am. This event is also free but space is limited. Please register ASAP at the Johnson's Nursery Webpage. Join us...

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2013 Distinguished Service

2013 Distinguished Service Award

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Wachtel Making the Wisconsin Tree Care Industry Stronger

(left to right) Dave Scharfenberger, Ron Gumz, Jeff Wilson, and Ben Reince Dave Sharfenberger has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award from theWisconsin Urban Forestry Council.Ron Gumz is vice president of the Wisconsin Arborist Association (WAA), Jeff Wilson is onthe Tree Care Industry Association board, and Ben Reince is on the WAA safety committee.

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New Faces At Wachtel Tree Science

  Summer 2012-New Faces at Wachtel  

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Wachtel News Spring 2011

Spring 2011- Congratulations Are in Order Congratulations to Kyle Babicky, Ryan Rodefer, Nathan Schuettpelz for passing the Certified Arborist test this January. Now all Wachtel Arborists are Certified! We have 23 Certified Arborists and 3 Board Certified Master Arborists to take care of your trees. Dave Scharfenberger has been appointed to the advisory board of the Arboricultural program for Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids.

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Meet the Office Staff

Faces behind the phones:

Our clients have told us for years how nice it is to have a "real" person answer the phone when they call. Brandy, Mary, and Ellen (pictured left to right) have a combined 108 years of client service experience and are ready to answer questions, set up a visit by your Arborist or help you pay an invoice. For your piece of mind a few years ago we added a secure system to protect your credit card information. Feel free to call our office M-F, 7am to 5pm and speak to one of our friendly voices.

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Winter 2011-Welcome Aboard

Fall 2010 News in Adobe PDF format

Recent staff additions to help serve you

Thanks to the demands of you; our clients, our company continues to grow each year. In the past few months we have needed to add both field and office staff to help meet your tree care needs. Wachtel Tree Science is committed to providing you with the best in the science of tree care delivered by the highest quality personnel available. We are pleased to have the following professionals join our staff as the weather begins to warm in anticipation of spring.

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Winter 2011 Clean Up

 This winter’s extended snow cover has certainly created challenges for doing tree pruning and removal work.

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2010 Wachtel Tree Science Day of Service


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Fall 2010 Caring for Community Trees


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Winter tree care and pruning newsletter

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