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Consulting Arborist

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Daniel J. Maple is a ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist, ASCA Tree & Plant Appraisal Qualified, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, ISA Municipal Specialist, ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified, Qualified Tree Farm Inspector, Commercial UAV Airman Pilot, and holds a Commercial Applicators License.

Some of his specialties include: Tree Risk Assessment, Tree/Landscape Appraisals, Timber Trespass, Tree Forensic Investigations, Tree Best Management Practices. Expert Opinion/Litigation Support, Tree Hazard Assessment, Tree Structure Evaluation, Tree Construction Planning/Management, Tree Damages/Cost

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, attorneys, 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.
*Tree and plant health assessments
*Tree/plant disease and pest management
*Pest/Disease/Vegetation Management (IPM, Pesticides/Herbicides).
*Tree/plant Appraisals; Eminent public domain, Insurance, Trespass, Construction, Bonding. Municipal Tree Inventories and Management Plans.

Education & Licenses

ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist (# 627), ASCA Tree & Plant Appraisal Qualified (TPAQ), ISA Board Certified Master Arborist (# PN-7970BM,) ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist (# PN-7970BM), ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ), ATFS Qualified Tree Farm Inspector (#169449), Commercial Applicator License (# 92432), Commercial UAV Airman Pilot (# 4135495).