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Consulting Arborist

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Daniel Maple is a Registered Consulting Arborist (RCA #627), ISA Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA #PN-7970BM), ISA Municipal Specialist (MS #PN-7970AM), ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ) and holds a Commercial Applicators License (CA #92432).

Some of his specialties include: Tree Risk Assessment, Tree/Landscape Appraisals, Timber Trespass, Tree Forensic Investigations, Tree Best Management Practices. Board certified Master Arborist, Registered Consulting Arborist, Tree Hazard Assessment, Tree Structure Evaluation, Tree Construction Planning/Management, Tree Damages/Cost

As of August 2017, there are 284 RCAs, 698 BCMAs, and 884 MSs in the world. Mr. Maple has the distinction of having all of these qualifications as well as others.

Mr. Maple has provided ethical, scientific sound arboriculture solutions to both the public and private sector for over 30 years. During this time, Mr. Maple owned and operated a tree service, and was a first responder in several natural disasters that resulted in thousands of tree failures. His investigations into the tree failures and the experience gained, makes him uniquely qualified among his peers, as a risk assessor and risk mitigation planner.

Mr. Maple has used his years of hands on experience along with his formal education to advise states, cities, parks, developers, managers, HOAs and the private sector, including but not limited to the following:

* Assess trees at the State Capitol for risk and health
* Assess trees in city and county parks for risk (along with management plans and workshops).
* Assess national parks (Utah and Colorado).
* Construction planning for multiple developers,
* Infrastructure damage abatement.
* Reports for permits and permit assistance.
* Forensic investigations, and expert opinion.

Education & Licenses

ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist (RCA), ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, International ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist, ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ) June 30, 2020, Commercial Applicator, Commercial UAV Airman Pilot (Drone)