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DIY Tree Care Tips from the Pros

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Fri, Aug, 14, 2015 @ 14:08 PM

trees_on_Corona_tools_treechatTaking care of trees may sound really easy, but there is a technical field of arboriculture behind each one of these living things. Growing trees in different kinds of soils and climates can be challenging to say the least.  This week on #treechat, the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) will help take out some of the mystery of proper tree care. Come learn some tips for having healthy trees in our landscapes and neighborhoods.

GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCED! What is your best tip when it comes to pruning trees?  Tell us in the comments below and live on #treechat.  TCIA will select the best tip and the winner will receive a Corona Forged Aluminum bypass pruner.

You're Invited to Tweet

@CoronaTools along with special chat host, Linnie Leavines of Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) @Voiceoftreecare. The live chat begins Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST. This is the Twitter chat were we come together with industry experts and fellow tree tweeps each week to discuss all things related to trees and tree care, since 2010! 

Discussion Overview 

Some of the main discussion points that will be covered during the live chat include:

  • TreeCareTips.org  - Explore this is a new website and resource center from TCIA with many articles and features dedicated to helping homeowners care for their trees and landscapes.
  • Ask the Arborist - Have a tree care related question that isn't on TreeCareTips.org? Write in to TCIA staff arborist Tchukki Andersen (BCMA, CTSP) via the “Ask the Arborist” tool for help. 
  • Find a Pro - Some jobs are too big or more than homeowners want to tackle. Visitors can find a certified professional and connect the homeowner connect with a professional who provides reliable tree care services in their neighborhood.
  • Get Seasonal Tips and Information - The Tree Care Tips quarterly newsletter provides timely tree care tips and more frequent updates via the Tree Care Tips RSS Feed.
  • Public Education and Awareness - Tree Care Tips helps to educate homeowners about the dangers in do-it-yourself tree work.

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools Treechat

Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #treechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation.  Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the treechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat.  It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.

About Treechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now treechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.

Topics: #treechat, tree care, Corona Tools, pruning, TCIA

Practice Tree Care Safety and Save a Life

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Tue, Jun, 02, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

TCIA-NationalSafetyMonth-June2_2015It is in everyone's interest to provide a safe work environment, particularly when trees are involved. National Safety Month is a topic that certified tree care professionals and tree care business owners can all rally around. Thanks to organizations like the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), there are lots of resources surrounding National Safety Month. Get TCIA safety tips, research, trends and training on the upcoming #treechat. 

Ask questions and share your safety success stories as TCIA joins #treechat this week to discuss National Safety Month and programs aimed at getting aborists and business owners the education and information they need to stay safe in the tree care business. . 

You're Invited to Tweet 

Join @CoronaTools and special guest Web and Marketing Assistant, Linnie Leavines @VoiceofTreeCare from , Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)  #treechat on Wednesday, June 2, 2015 at 11 a.m. P.T. / 2 p.m. ET. The topic is National Safety MonthDiscussing all things related to trees and tree care since 2010!

Discussion Overview

On the live Twitter #treechat find out more answers to these key takeaways

National Safety Month - Learn about the importance of National Safety Month, and how organizations such as the National Safety Council and OSHA can help you stay safe on the jobsite.

Free TCIA Safety Tips and Resources - Learn more about TCIA’s free safety resources and tips! These include the Fatality & Near Miss Rescue Alerts, compiled weekly; tree care industry Accident Briefs, published each month in TCI Magazine; and annual safety and accident-related surveys.

Safety Trends in the Tree Care Industry - What’s the most dangerous day of the week for tree care professionals? Does association membership reduce jobsite incidents?  What hazards do homeowners face when they attempt their own tree work? These questions, and more, are addressed in TCIA’s annual analysis of occupational and civilian tree care accidents.

Arborist Safety Training Institute - The Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) recently launched the Arborist Safety Training Institute, which brings quality, local and affordable safety training to working arborists. We’ll discuss how to apply for a grant and go over common FAQs about the institute and its mission.

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools Treechat

Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #treechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation.  Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the treechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat.  It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.

About Treechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now treechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.

Image is courtesy of TCIA.org

Topics: #treechat, Corona Tools, TCIA, National Safety Month

What You Need to Know About TCI Expo 2014

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Thu, Sep, 18, 2014 @ 12:09 PM

TCI Expo 2014 on Corona ToolsDuring this week's #Treechat, the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) @Voiceoftreecare is covering the 2014 TCI Expo coming up November 13-15 in Hartford, CT, billed as the World's Largest Tree Care Show and Conference on #Treechat. 

You're Invited to Tweet 

Welcome!  @CoronaTools invites everyone with an interest in trees to enter the hashtag #Treechat on Twitter. Chat partner TCIA  @VoiceOfTreeCare  will also participate. The live chat begins Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST. This is the Twitter chat were we come together with industry experts and fellow tree tweeps each week to discuss all things related to trees and tree care, since 2010!

Discussion Overview

Overview of TCI Expo - Hear what the largest tree care show is all about

What's New for TCI Expo 2014 - Discuss what TCIA has in store for this year's event

Presentations On Tap - Get the inside scoop on this year's keynotes and topics of discussion during the expo.

Tree Care Products On Display - Hear about the displays in the main exhibit area displaying tree care products and live tree care demonstrations.

 

Registration and Resources - Get the links to register for this great event and resources for travel and what to do while at the expo! 

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools Treechat

Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #treechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation.  Be sure to add the hastag to all your tweets or join us in the treechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat.  It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.

About Treechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now treechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.  Register now to get weekly updates of upcoming chats, links to transcripts, chat reminders and more!  Register now on the GILN website!


Topics: #treechat, Corona Tools, TCIA

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