Dustin began his career in Arboriculture in 1998 when he used skills he learned from a favorite hobby- rock climbing. When an arborist asked him to work whrh him one Saturday. Dustin said, "he climbed a tree to prune it, and i thought, "Wow, thats cool," i fell in love with it"
Beginning as a groundman and working his way up through the ranks to sales rep, his experience ranges from fine gardening in Las Vegas to the Bellagio, to Climbing the tallest palm trees at the Mirage. He's also volunteered his time with tree clean-up after hurricanes in Louisiana and storms in Colorado. In Portland no for over 11 years Dustin says, "once I visited Portland, I knew instantly it would be home. Coming from a desert environment i fell in love with the trees, and especially the rich, urban tree environment Portland has to offer. I want to be a part of keeping that environment healthy and growing."
Dustin is dedicated to working with clients, educating them along the way. "People really like that I answer question about their trees," he says. "I'm genuinely excited to do the work, and I thing it shows."
Besides being a certified arborist, Dustin is a licensed applicator and equipped to diagnose and treat ailment affecting plants and trees.