ESTABLISHED 50 YEARS IN ARBORICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE

  • Joe established himself in the 1960s
  • 25 years of field expertise and application in arboreal consulting
  • Founding President - International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) -Florida Chapter
  • Joe has been established 51 years in the fields of arboriculture and horticulture
  • He received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Arboriculture
  • Joe has been named as an expert witness in 800 cases involving trees and related Green Industry matters in small claims, civil, criminal, eminent domain and federal courts of law.  his testimony has never been stricken.
  • Joe is the founding president of the International Society of Arboriculture, Florida Chapter
  • He is past president of the Society of Eminent Domain Professionals
  • He has presented over 95 international, national and state conferences regarding topics of trees and plants
  • Joe has been issued a provider number by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation for the education of Landscape Architects and their continuing education
  • Joe authored Rule Chapter 1440 of the Florida Statues providing the formula for appraising trees and plants in Florida
  • His appraisal portfolio surpasses 200 million dollars of the litigated tree and plant value
  • Developed a system approach to replacing destroyed roots on top of remaing roots therby offsetting negative and deadly effects of root system desturbance. This approach to tree preservation was instrumental in reversing the decline of the Barinoff oak tree in Safety Harbor, Florida and numerious other trees under development.
  • Arborist of Record and responsibility of successfully transplanting numerous Grand Oak trees weighing over 100 tons while representing developers in tree dispute resolution matters
 

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