Our Professional ISA Arborists Will Help You Care For Your Boulder County Trees
In the forestry and tree care industry, arborists are certified through the International Society of Arboricultural - or ISA for short. The ISA sets forth a comprehensive set of standards for education and training in the field of arboriculture that help its professionals (like us) provide the best service possible. At Blue River Forestry & Tree Care, our arborists maintain these certifications through ongoing education, conferences, industry testing, and even participation in exciting events such as tree climbing competitions.
Our philosophy toward education is simple: you can never have enough.
Inspired by the need to improve the industry, Blue River Forestry & Tree Care has completed the education required by the ISA and met their high certification standards. Now we’re taking our commitment to excellence in the industry to communities throughout Boulder County.
The City of Boulder and other municipalities - like Longmont, Louisville, and Erie - have created a Tree Contractor License to ensure that all work being performed by tree care companies is done in a safe, professional manner and is up to industry standards. Safety and the care of our customers are our two highest priorities, and we strive to go above and beyond in exceeding the expectations of both you and our communities as a whole.
A Note From the Owner
Blue River Forestry & Tree Care is the realization of a goal to provide Boulder County, CO wit
h a higher standard of tree care.
This goal was formulated after years of working in the Boulder tree service industry and experiencing a lack of urgency and understanding as to the proper methods of tree care.
Inspired by the need to improve the industry, Blue River Forestry & Tree Care of Boulder, CO completed the education and certification standards set forth by the International Society of Arboriculture and began what would be an ongoing commitment to excellence in the industry.
Blue River Forestry & Tree Care realizes that education is ongoing. By way of continuing arboriculture education, attending conferences, and participating in tree climbing competitions, Blue River strives to remain on the cutting edge of tree service. We take great pride in our work, as our foremost commitment is to the enhancement of your property’s most valuable assets: its trees.
Dustin R. Brown
Owner / Founder
Owner/ ISA Certified Arborist with Tree Risk Assessment Qualification, Qualified Supervisor (CDA)
Favorite Tree : Ash
Dustin Brown is known as a specialist in his field because of his commitment and dedication to the highest quality tree care. He has been an ISA Certified Arborist for over 20 years and loves the field of arboriculture because it consistently provides a space to learn and grow.
Manager of Operations
Favorite Tree: Honey Locust
Choosing a career in arboriculture gave Brandy the ability to combine her love for client communications and account organization with her passion for bettering the environment. She takes great pride in providing excellent customer service and ensuring clients receive the best possible tree care and is known around the shop as the "scheduling ninja."
ISA Certified Arborist, Sales
Favorite Tree : Eastern Redbud
Jakob is from Kansas where he grew up doing landscape maintenance on a ranch. He has now lived in Colorado for the past 10 years. Here, he was worked with the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks on both the trail-heads and trail crews as well as a Junior Rangers crew leader. Jakob graduated from CU Boulder in 2014 with a degree in Psychology. Jakob began working for Blue River Tree Care in 2015 and became ISA certified in 2016. When not caring for trees, Jakob enjoys mountain biking, backcountry skiing, volunteering with Special Olympics, and spending time with family.
ISA Certified Arborist with Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
Favorite Tree: Sugar Maple
Josh has always been passionate about trees and the outdoors. He started his career in arboriculture after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in forestry from Michigan State University. He started his career in Michigan, where he learned the ropes of tree care and honed his skills in insect and disease management. He is an ISA Certified Arborist, has his Tree Risk Assessment Qualification and a Qualified Supervisor license from the CDA.
ISA Tree Climber Specialist, Foreman
Favorite Tree: Live Oak
Foreman, Climber, Technical Removal Specialist
Favorite Tree: Ash
Favorite Tree: Catalpa
Favorite Tree: Japanese Maple
Favorite Tree: Hawthorn
Favorite Tree: Aspen
Favorite Tree: Maple
Lennox Lewis Brown
Director of Plant Health Care Operations
Favorite Tree: Sugar Maple
Climber, Director of Tree Planting
Favorite Tree: Chestnut Oak
Excellent Tree Services For Boulder County’s Urban Forest
At Blue River Forestry & Tree Care, we love trees and are committed to the health and care of yours! We offer all aspects of arboriculture, including tree trimming and pruning, tree removal, cabling and bracing, tree planting, Emerald Ash Borer consultation and treatment, plant health care services, and forestry services.
We are fully insured and employ ISA Certified Arborists. We have the machinery, experience, and staff to manage all of your tree care needs, and provide tree care services to Boulder, Colorado, Louisville, Lafayette, Longmont, Niwot, and Erie.
Tree Care is the Root of our Passion and the Foundation of Our Company
Call Blue River Forestry & Tree Care for a Thriving Urban Forest (720) 256-9056