Tree Care Professionals

Tree care professionals use their knowledge of arboriculture and horticulture to prune and care for trees, provide special services like lightening protection and cabling, provide tree removal services, and diagnose and address disease and pest problems.

If you are a tree care expert or tree care company, then NALP has tools and resources that can help you grow and manage your business more effectively. We have gathered here for you, some of the top resources, but many others exist in the safety or member center sections of our website.

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Tree Care Training Resources

Safety Training
Here are a few of the great safety training resources available on our website:

Tree care Business Tools & Strategies

On Demand Webinars
NALP provides more than 40 new webinars a year, all of which are archived so you and your team can watch them live, or on demand. NALP members can view a complete list of archived webinars. They provide strategies for financial and HR management, sales and marketing, safety horticulture knowledge and more.

Get tips and strategies to help your business in the Landscape Professional Magazine, the weekly Essentials e-newsletter, and on our blog.


Many Tree care professionals choose to increase their marketability by going above and beyond the basic requirements and they become certified — which increases their technical and business knowledge and skill set. Here are some Landscape Industry Certified designations that tree care professionals may want to consider.

Get a Business Mentor

NALP member tree care professionals can sign-up for one-on-one mentoring with an experienced mentor (called a Trailblazer) who operates in a non-competing market. Have questions about specific parts of your business; financial, billing, sales, employee training, equipment and facilities questions? A visit with an NALP Trailblazer will provide answers.

Tools to Promote Tree care

NALP has great resources to share with the public - and with residential and commercial clients - to help educate them about the benefits of professionally designed and managed landscapes. Here is a great infographic to share. Is our consumer website. Here are some articles on tree care that you might want to share, or browse the whole residential tree care section.

Stay on Top of the Issues

It is important to know how local, state and federal regulations are affecting your business. Here are some resources to keep you up to date:

Issues Dashboard - Check our Issues Dashboard to stay abreast of our work on issues including: local pesticide & fertilizers laws and restrictions, Waters of the US (WOTUS) clean water act, pollinator health, green building codes, water bans or limitations, leaf blower bans-noise restrictions, DOL overtime rule, Lyme disease and H-2B.

NALP Public Affairs Report Card – Review our new quarterly Public Affairs Score Card to see the status and progress of key issues.

Membership in NALP

If you are a member of NALP and have questions about your membership, forgot your log in information, or if you would like to JOIN NALP, you can always email, or contact our Membership Director, or Membership Manager or call the office at 800-395-2522.