05 Feb 2020

The Perfect Cut Everytime

How you do anything is how you do everything. No matter how "easy" it may look to drop a tree. It's important to approach every tree with the same precision and accuracy as even the most challenging trees. Practice makes perfect, and in this game, we can't afford to make mistakes. Nick, a crew leader in our utility division is a prime example. This may be review for some, and new for others. But just for fun, let's take a look at 5 STEPS at successfully felling a tree: STEP 1: CHECK THE FELLING DIRECTION Examine the tree for stability...

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06 Jul 2019

David Ingalls, Juan Ochoa & Arturo Lopez rescue a dying man.

It was hot. Like 95 degrees, dry hot. David Ingalls and his crew were on a job in Burney last Thursday, 4 hours north of the Bay Area, and deep into the heart of the woodlands. Their assigned duties involved brush clearance of a pipeline that runs into Oregon. Because of the steep terrain and rocky areas, the crews have to navigate through a maze of logging roads in search of better access points. Ingalls and the crew were traveling a logging road towards the job site when they came to a fork in the road. He was about to take a left, when...

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