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About David Merriman

David Merriman

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A Common-Sense Approach

With An Understanding Of How A Tree Fits Into Your Long-Term Plans, Merriman Creates Your Customized Trimming Or PHC Plan

David Merriman Is A Leading Colorado Arborist And Operates ArborScape. He Began Work At The Age Of 10 With His Father In Colorado And Now Has More Than 30 Years Of Hands-On Experience. He Studied Horticulture At The University Of Wyoming, Tarrant County Junior College, And Front Range Community College.

Merriman Specializes In Common Colorado Tree Species Such As Ash And Pine Trees And His Main Area Of Research Is The Sub-Field Of Urban Arboriculture. He Is One Of Six Colorado (As Of 2018) Registered Consulting Arborists With The American Society Of Consulting Arborists And Is A Past Board Member Of The Rocky Mountain ISA.

Currently, he is one of the board members of the Colorado Tree Care Sectorship and is a team leader for Saluting Branches.

Highlights of David Merriman

In 2008 David Merriman Helped Launch A New Program With The Jefferson County Work Force Center To Train Arborists. The Curriculum Included 13 Weeks Of Classroom Instruction Combined With On-The-Job Training. The Students Were Then Placed With A Private Or Public Sector Employer Where They Spent Three Hours In The Classroom And 16-24 Hours In The Field.

In Addition To Designing ArborScape’s In-House Apprentice And Tree Safety Program, David Merriman Devotes His Time To Working With At-Risk Youth. He Hopes That By Sharing A Trade That Has Brought Him So Much, Young People With Few Opportunities Will Have A Better Chance Of Contributing To Their Communities.

David Takes A Common-Sense Approach To Helping ArborScape’s Clients. Understanding How A Tree Fits Into Their Long-Term Plans Helps Guide His Approach To Creating The Perfect Tree Care Plan. He Manages Some Of ArborScape’s Largest Commercial Tree Service Clients Including; NREL, Army Corps Of Engineers And The Cities Of Aurora, Lakewood, Brighton and Denver.

During His Free Time David Enjoys The ATVing, Woodworking, Spending Time With Family And Reading.

Free Estimates With No Obligations

We Provide Free On-Site Inspections Of Your Trees & Shrubs. From There, We’ll Make A Preliminary Diagnosis And Recommend A Health Care Treatment Plant That You Can Move Forward With Or Not.

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