International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), Certified Arborist on Staff
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.
Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (PNW-ISA)
Darrel Emel's Tree Service is proud to be a part of The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. PNW-ISA is a member organization for arborists and urban foresters. They bring together professionals from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Since 1979, they have been a resource and advocate for the green industry. Their mission is to foster a greater appreciation of trees and promote the professional practice of arboriculture through education, research, and technology.
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ)
TRAQ is an ISA qualification program that trains arborists how to use the methodologies outlined in the ISA Best Management Practices for Tree Risk Assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk.
Rick Walsh Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (PDF)
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.
TCIA Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP), Certified Line Clearance Arborist
TCIA's Electrical Hazards Awareness Program is a great way to keep workers safe, ensure OSHA compliance, and document training. Darrel Emel's Tree Service is proud to have EHAP certified employees on staff.
Licensed, Bonded & Insured
Our spray technicians are WA State Licensed Operators
We are E-Hap Certified for work around power lines
Business License (PDF) Contractor's License (PDF) Insurance Certificate (PDF)