About Our Company

Posted February 4th, 2010 by admin

Please allow me to introduce myself and my company. My name is Robert Schreiber. I am the owner of Arbor First, Tree and Environmental Specialist. I am an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, with over 400 continuing education units. I have also been a member of the American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) since 2003.  To qualify for this membership, I had to attend classes in Sacramento and pass a rigorous examination regarding arboriculture.   Additionally, membership requires Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) each year to keep current.

As a Certified Arborist, I offer my services as a consultant for:

  • construction projects
  • municipal ordinance development
  • forensic investigations
  • expert witness services
  • hazard assessments
  • environmental impact reporting
  • appraisals
  • insect and disease identification
  • tree management
  • plant healthcare programs

Arbor First’s primary goal is to preserve the life and health of trees through proper care and maintenance. Our company provides many services such as:

  • Proper Pruning and Trimming
  • Planting
  • Chipping
  • Complete Tree Removal
  • Stump Grinding
  • Tree and Plant Inventories
  • Tree Protection for Construction Projects
  • Hazard Tree Assessment& Surveys
  • Expert Witness & Litigation
  • Tree, Landscape & Nursery appraisals
  • Tree Valuation Reports
  • Tree Planting Programs
  • Diagnosis of Tree and Landscape Problems

 

We have worked for several cities in San Luis Obispo County, California State Parks, many businesses, and of course, at many private residences. We always use the utmost care to protect and preserve the trees. We always leave a job site clean, usually cleaner than we found it. We offer reasonable rates to our residential and commercial clients.

OVER 40 Years of Experience!

  • 2000-Present: Arbor First, Tree and Environmental Specialist, San Luis Obispo County, Ca. Owner, Manage all aspects of tree care and some landscaping. Contract work for City, County and State, including contractors, commercial properties, country clubs and campgrounds. Owns, operates and repairs Pitman Crane, Grapple Truck, Bucket Truck, Backhoe, Stump Grinders.
  • 1999-2000: Assistant Supervisor, Tree Specialist, Durango, CO. Line Clearance, hired crews, test, train, emergency response, maintain, repair and order tools and equipment.
  • 1989-1999: Central Coast Tree Service, Marco Island, FL. All aspects of of Arboriculture and landscaping. Contract work for City, County and State, which includes contractors, commercial properties, country clubs, large estates, residential and another tree company.
  • 1974-1989Central Coast Tree Service, Santa Cruz, CA. All aspects of of Arboriculture and landscaping. Contract work for City, County and State, which includes contractors, commercial properties, country clubs, large estates, residential and another tree company.
  • 1959-1967: Piccolo Pete’s Golf Course, Republic, WA. Supervised and performed duties to build and maintain nine hole golf course. Landscaping and tree farming (Fuel brake work)

License Information:

  • International Society Arboriculture, Certification #FL-0314A
  • Contractors State License Board, (California) #834055
  • $2,000,000 General Liability Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Classifications: C61/D49