Certified ISA Tulsa Arborist

At TREES BY JAKE, we are dedicated to tree care and we provide a variety of Certified Arborist services, including tree removal, trimming, cabling & bracing, stump grinding, tree health, and pre-construction assessments and recommendations, as well as overall tree health care and management.  Health care includes disease control, pest control, and fertilization.  Whether you are having a tree removed, trimmed, or treated, hiring a qualified professional is important.

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    Hiring a Certified Arborist

    The ISA Certified Arborist credential helps consumers identify qualified, ethical, and highly trained tree services.

    When you hire Jake, our Certified Arborist, you will receive advice and recommendations based on both scientific and practical knowledge. We are trained and equipped to both analyze and provide the correct tree care needed. As members of both the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), we abide by industry standards and strive to deliver the highest quality and most professional tree care in Tulsa and the surrounding areas. We provide certified arborist services for both residential and commercial clients. Our commercial clients include Tulsa area home builders, construction companies, municipalities, HOAs, and property management companies.

    Services Tree Arborists Perform

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    Tree Pruning

    Pruning is the process of removing certain limbs, branches, or stems from a tree. It is much more than the simple act of sawing off some limbs. A Certified Arborist will always follow American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A300 Pruning Standards and will make informed decisions about how much and where to trim or remove, as well as use the proper technique to do so to help facilitate proper healing and health. Proper pruning can help improve a tree’s structure and health.

    Tree Removal

    There are numerous reasons why a tree may be removed and it is often done because the tree is dead and/or is a threat to people or property. Tree removal, particularly large tree removal, requires specific knowledge and equipment and is a highly technical task. A Certified Arborist will be able to remove a tree in a safe and efficient manner.

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    Emergency Tree Care

    A tree emergency is a tree that has become immediately hazardous, usually as a result of a storm or weather. Downed trees can present even more of a risk and should be left to a tree care company with extensive experience in responding to storm damage. A Certified Arborist will also be able to asses whether a tree can be saved or if removal is required.

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    Tree Health

    Certified Arborists are well-versed in tree biology and as a result, are able to identify and diagnose ailments that affect trees, including, but not limited to, fungal diseases, insects, and environmental conditions. A Certified Arborist will be able to provide recommendations as to treatment options to help maintain tree health.

    We are available to perform Certified Arborist and tree health services in Tulsa, OK and the surrounding cities. Call us at 918-500-9955 for an assessment.

    Arborist Safety Practices

    All services that we provide are done with safety as a priority. TREES BY JAKE maintains two Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Certified Treecare Safety Professionals (CTSP) on staff (Jacob Emanuel #03956 and Allison Emanuel #03960). CTSP is the only safety credentialing program in the arboriculture industry and shows a company’s commitment to safety and leadership. As a reputable tree care company in Tulsa, our workers are always protected while they are on your property. We provide an extensive training program for all employees with an emphasis on safety and all employees are CPR/First Aid certified. All crew members wear hardhats and other required personal protective equipment while working.

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    What is a certified arborist?

    ISA Certified Arborists are tree care workers that follow a strict code of ethics that ensures the reliability and credibility of their work. A Certified Tulsa Arborist will always consider the health and needs of each individual tree.

    The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) serves the tree care industry and is a credentialing organization that promotes the professional practice of arboriculture.  It focuses on research, technology, and education to advance best tree care practices.  It is the only organization that can certify an arborist.  TREES BY JAKE maintains a Tulsa ISA Certified Arborist on staff (Jacob Emanuel, MW-5864A).  Jake is trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of arboriculture, including tree biology, diagnosis, maintenance practice, and safety (click here to verify his credentials).

    To become an ISA Certified Arborist an individual must:

    • Have 3 years of full-time experience working in the field while implementing proper tree care techniques;
    • Gain a recommendation by an ISA Certified Arborist; and
    • Sit for an extensive certification exam.

    Once certified, they are required to engage in continuing education to maintain the credential.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is a tree arborist?

    A Certified Arborist is a professional in the arboriculture industry. They are extremely knowledgeable on everything trees, including pruning, safe work practices, tree risk management, diagnosis and treatment, soil management, identification, and biology.

    What does an arborist do?

    Arborists are proficient in all aspects of tree care, including pruning, tree removal, emergency tree care, tree health, and safety.

    What is the benefit of hiring an arborist?

    Hiring a Certified Arborist ensures that you are receiving qualified and knowledgeable services. Arborists abide by industry standards regarding the types of services they provide as well as how those services are implemented. Certified Arborists can help produce beautiful and well-cared for trees while also reducing liability and increasing property values.

    Trees by Jake is the best in town.

    Trees by Jake is the best in town. We have used them for several years and they have done an outstanding job at an affordable price. It also is very attractive to me that Jake is a Certified Arborist, and has the long term health of the tree in mind, and he's not just interested in cutting it all down just to make a profit.....

    Michael Oakes
    Jake is very knowledgeable about trees.

    Jake is very knowledgeable about trees. He came out immediately, advised us as to the best approach for the trees in question. Once the team arrived, they were courteous and tidy about the yard. Jake also came onsite to make sure the work was being done appropriately. So happy with the work done.

    Laurie Weinstein

    Areas Served

  • Tulsa
  • Bixby
  • Broken Arrow
  • Collinsville
  • Coweta
  • Glenpool
  • Jenks
  • Mannford
  • Owasso
  • Sand Springs
  • Sapulpa
  • Sperry
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