Arborist Collaboration

For a year and a half I have been the City Arborist for the City of Cannon Beach. One project for the City involved an inspection of trees in iconic Whale Park. I provided the City with a report with recommendations for care and preservation. Local Arborist, Joe Burch, recently …

Remove or Preserve?

Nearly every week, I get asked the question “what would you do if this was your tree?”. Not an easy answer, and …

Tree Failures

Two of the most common tree failures I have seen over the years responsible for property damage are stem failures (above) or …


The Treescapes Family keeps getting bigger! Aloha from Hawaii! – Koa and Ohana

Pruning Season

Winter is the best time for pruning both large and small trees. It is also a great time to plant new trees!

Sitka Spruce Mortality

Successive years of drought and mild winters have led to high Spruce aphid populations on the North Coast of Oregon. Aphid damage …

Snow at the Beach

Winter showed up and Hamachi was ready!

All work and no play?

On vacay with the fam in Hawaii. Aloha!

Koa Cleo Gerhardt

Born 9-30-2017