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PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY

TCIA’s mission as a trade association is to advance tree care businesses.

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.”

One of the primary ways to protect and advance the industry is by influencing public policy in a direction favorable for our members.

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What is VFT-PAC?

What is VFT-PAC?

The Voice for Trees Political Action Committee (VFT-PAC) is the Tree Care Industry Association’s political advocacy voice for the tree care industry.

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Issues

Issues

We know there are many issues facing tree care companies in the United States today. TCIA’s team advocates to look out for our members and advance our industry.

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Legislative Day on the Hill

Legislative Day on the Hill

Making our voices heard through grassroots efforts in the states and through direct action by TCIA’s lobbyists, staff, and members, your industry’s trade association works to promote the interests of commercial and utility arboriculture.

Learn more about Legislative Day

Get Involved

Get Involved

No one knows tree care better than you – so make your voice heard!

How to get Involved

OSHA Standard

OSHA Standard

Tree Care Workers Need a Safety Standard

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Latest News

Latest News

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Social Media

Social Media

Our December issue of TCI Magazine is an "uplifting" one! It's our Aerial Lifts ...& Cranes issue.
Here's what you'll find inside:

Nonfatal Incidents Involving Aerial Lifts and Ladders:
Us Versus Them
BY JOHN BALL, PH.D., BCMA, CTSP,
AND DONALD F. BLAIR

Latest Features and Safety Tips for Compact Lifts
BY DON STARUK

Is Aerial Rescue Worth Practicing?
BY AARON FEATHER, CTSP

Crane Operations from the Crane Operator’s View
BY PETER NIEVES-SOSA

ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Fleet Management: New CDL Requirements
Create an Obstacle Course for Tree Care Owners
BY DAVID RATTIGAN

PLANT HEALTH CARE
The Plight of Urban Soils: A Combination of Stress Factors
BY ZACK SHIER, BCMA

Remember you can get the print version sent directly to your mailbox for FREE! Subscribe today at tcimag.tcia.org or through the linktr.ee in our bio.

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connections to employers in the green industry. Corps members also learn a variety of transferable ...soft skills. This is an “earn and learn” program, as the PowerCorpsBOS pays members to participate in hands-on training that prepares them for living-wage careers.

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The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is a trade association of 2,300 tree care firms and affiliated companies worldwide and was established in 1938 as the National Arborist Association.

Our mission is to advance tree care businesses. TCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice and management information for tree and landscape firms around the world. We provide continuing education, training, conferences and publications to promote the safe and appropriate practice of tree care.

Since 1938, TCIA has been working to elevate the standards of commercial and utility tree care. TCIA supports, promotes and educates our members so that they may be more successful in their activities and the environment in which we live will be significantly improved.

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