Meet Our Team
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Caleb White, Owner

ISA Certified Arborist NY-5816A & TRAQ Accreditation

Where are you from? Born in Buffalo, NY I moved with my family to Columbia County in 1990. I currently live near Malden Bridge NY.

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Nature is truly amazing - to be able to spend our days observing and working with trees is very special. Sharing my knowledge, and assisting others with how they relate to trees and the environment feels very meaningful and rewarding.

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

I live on a homestead farm with my wonderful wife Tressa and our three young boys. I enjoy making maple syrup in the spring, harvesting from our garden in the summer, hunting in the fall, and splitting firewood in the winter. 

Johannes Zygla

Arborist/ Aerial Worker/ Climber

 

Where are you from? Cape Town, South Africa

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

My love of equipment, tools, and the outdoors led me to pursue this unique trade. I bring a steadying hand and expert technique to every job.

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

I'm a volunteer firefighter 

Makima Light

Arborist/ Aerial Worker/ Equipment Operator

 

Where are you from? Ghent, New York. 

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Creative problem solving, advanced rope systems, being outdoors

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

Motorcycling, camping, fishing, hunting

Jan (Yon) Booth

Arborist/ Aerial Worker

 

Where are you from? Ghent, New York. 

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Experiencing the rhythms of nature and being outdoors

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

Adventures, usually outside, with friends and family that are as challenging as they are rewarding

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Linda Borton

Office Manager/ Soil Scientist

 

Where are you from? Long island, New York. 

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Being able to work outside with nature and continuously learn more about the trees we work with is what I enjoy most about this job.

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

My hobbies outside of work are hiking, traveling, and reading.

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Sara Savoia

Arborist Assistant/ Botanist

 

Where are you from? 

Greene County, New York, but spent a couple of years in the ADK’s to obtain my bachelor's in ecological restoration. 

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Tree’s have an efficient system that works like a well-oiled machine - every mechanism communicates with each other and does its role in order to grow into a strong, beautiful tree. 

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

Some hobbies include hiking, drawing, DIY’ing, and exploring nature in its entirety by getting lost in the woods.

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Jeremiah Cronin

Ground Worker/ Equipment Operator

 

Where are you from? Chatham, New York. 

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Being outdoors, problem solving, learning about nature

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

Fishing, playing music 

Brian Nieves

Ground Worker/ Equipment Operator

 

Where are you from? Long Island, New York. 

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Being able to work outside with nature and continuously learn more about the trees we work with is what I enjoy most about this job.

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

My hobbies outside of work are hiking, traveling, and reading.

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Josh Wood

Ground Worker/ Equipment Operator

 

Where are you from? Canaan, NY

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Being outdoors, problem solving and doing good work.

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

Woodworking and finding a good animal trail to follow through the woods.

Eli Morrow

Ground Worker/ Native Plant Specialist/ Landscaper

 

Where are you from? Hamden, CT

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Plant identification, being outdoors, having an active job

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

Hiking / backpacking, travel, music

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Carlin Keegan

Ground Worker/ Equipment Operator

 

Where are you from? Chatham, New York

What do you enjoy most about working with trees?

Plant identification, being outdoors, having an active job

What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of work?

Hiking / backpacking, travel, music

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Extraordinary work! Quick, efficient, and SAFE!! They were not only terrific about taking down trees. They were also mindful of the trees that could be saved. Their knowledge of trees is boundless. I recommend them highly.

~Anamyn & Eddie in Ghent

All artwork created by Maude White.  Original paper cuts of a native black walnut tree (Juglans nigra).