We are proud members of the industry's leading organizations, fully licensed and insured.
Alabama Urban Forestry Association (AUFA)
Established in 1989, the Alabama Urban Forestry Association is a committed leader in arboriculture and urban forestry. As a statewide non-profit organization, AUFA promotes proper selection, planting and tree care, tree protection, and other tree issues in the urban setting.
ISA Certified Arborist®
An arborist by definition is an individual who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. ISA arborist certification is a nongovernmental, voluntary process by which individuals can document their base of knowledge. Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation's leading experts on tree care. Learn more about hiring a Certified Arborist.
ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist®
The ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist® credential is held by tree care professionals who have attained a specialty in utility arboriculture. Individuals with this certification have achieved a level of knowledge in the areas of electric utility pruning, program management, integrated vegetation management, electrical knowledge, customer relations, and storm response, while also holding a generally-accepted level of knowledge in other areas within the tree care profession.
ISA Southern Chapter
The ISA Southern Chapter is a non-profit organization serving the southern United States, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. It is comprised of members actively engaged in commercial, municipal, and utility arboriculture and actively interested in the planting, care, and preservation of trees.
Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP)
The only safety credentialing program in the industry, TCIA's Certified Treecare Safety Professional program is designed to address several of the safety challenges that tree care companies face. More than a straightforward "safety trainer" credentialing program, CTSP teaches safety professionals strategies and tactics for changing the very culture of their organization. A CTSP acts as a safety "coach," working to develop and nurture a culture of safety. The program provides the CTSP with a well-rounded education in safety concepts, plus the tools to effectively communicate these concepts.
Mississippi Urban Forest Council (MUFC)
The Mississippi Urban Forest Council is a volunteer based nonprofit organization formed in 1991 to provide education and assistance in community and urban forestry. MUFC's mission is to promote healthy and sustainable urban and community forests which contribute to clean air and water, economic stability, and beautiful green places in which all Mississippians and future generations live, work, and play.
Professional Arborist Association of Mississippi (PAAM)
The mission of the Professional Arborist Association of Mississippi is to ensure the future health and vitality of our urban and community forest by promoting public awareness, good stewardship, continuing education, professional training, and adherence to best practices in the field of arboriculture.
Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)
Established in 1938, the Tree Care Industry Association is a trade association of more than 2,000 commercial tree care firms and affiliated companies. TCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice, and management information for arboriculture firms around the world.
Tree Care Academy®
TCIA's Tree Care Academy® offers courses for credentialing of employees according to industry standards. Each course teaches and tests for critical skills and core knowledge that tree care employees need in order to work safely and professionally.
Cambium Tree Care and Preservation, Inc. is proud to hold the following Tree Care Academy® certifications:
- Tree Care Specialist: This course helps to verify the understanding of basic safety and technical concepts required to care for trees properly.
- Tree Care Safety Specialist™: Completion of this course shows advanced knowledge in the principles of accident prevention, hazard assessment and control measures, Personal Protective Equipment, training and supervision, and regulatory compliance.
- Electrical Hazard Awareness Certified (EHAP), Gerald A. Miller: Qualified line-clearance arborists are certified with additional knowledge about electrical hazards and the special techniques used to work safely near electrical conductors.
- Aerial Lift Specialist, Gerald A. Miller: This course provides OSHA-required safety training related to aerial lift safety, inspection, preparation, and driving.
- Aerial Rescue Certified, Gerald A. Miller: With this certification, crews have the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate an emergency situation and potentially rescue an injured tree worker.
- Chainsaw Operations Specialist, Gerald A. Miller: This course trains tree care employees in hazards, as well as accepted practices for chain saw operation and other associated tasks.
- Chipper Operations Specialist, Gerald A. Miller: This course covers hazard awareness and procedures for hooking up, transporting, setting up, operating, and maintaining a chipper, with the goal of minimizing the potential for chipper-related accidents.
- Ground Operations Specialist, Gerald A. Miller: Employees with this certification are trained in the basic safety concepts required to work on the ground during tree care operations, including basic chain saw and chipper safety information and how to assist climbers.
Utility Arborist Association (UAA)
The Utility Arborist Association is an organization with over 5,000 individuals who are interested in and committed to the maintenance of trees and other vegetation for the purpose of ensuring the safe and reliable distribution of energy, including electric, oil and gas, to business and residences.
Fully Licensed & Insured
Mississippi State Tree Surgery License: #34947
Mississippi State Board of Contractors License: #21450-SC