October 26, 2023
October 26, 2023
In our latest webinar, ACRT discusses how utility vegetation management companies work on or near tribal lands in a safe, productive, and culturally respectful manner.
September 7, 2023
ACRT’s latest webinar reviews the importance of properly identifying tree species in utility vegetation management and outlines tips on how to identify local trees.
May 25, 2023
Our latest webinar explores the importance of including indigenous partnerships in vegetation management programs.
April 27, 2023
In this webinar, you’ll learn the importance of having a basic understanding of trees that are critical to a balanced urban forest.
January 26, 2023
Find out the top metrics to evaluate your recruiting efforts and how to put together a plan for continuous improvement.
December 29, 2022
This webinar will address areas the UVM industry looks at from a safety oversight role and additional areas that may have been overlooked in the past.
August 25, 2022
This webinar from ACRT Services IVM Specialist Rich Hendler explores the need to shift how we think about IVM to ecological benefits.
July 28, 2022
Learn how to develop a wildland fire safety plan and gain insights on more deeply integrating the plan throughout your organization.
June 20, 2022
This webinar from ACRT & Bermex safety manager Keith Pancake highlights the challenges a safety program faces when dealing with organizational silos.
May 26, 2022
This webinar from industry expert Rich Hendler explores how IVM best management practices change along with current solutions for sustainability.
March 31, 2022
This webinar explains the importance of ROWs in VM planning, related regulations, and other important factors pertaining to ROW habitats.
February 24, 2022
This webinar explores the relationship between plant species and avian nesting sites and how they inform better ROW management activities.
September 30, 2021
In this webinar, you’ll learn how to identify plant species determined by the USDA to be invasive and how to mitigate their impact on ROWs.
August 26, 2021
In this co-hosted webinar, you’ll learn how utilities nationwide are making efforts to quantify benefits from ROW management practices.
July 29, 2021
In this webinar, you’ll learn several historical examples of leadership methods and situations that can be applied to building a culture of safety.
June 24, 2021
In this informative webinar, Rich Hendler discusses IVM strategies and lessons learned ranging from implementation to the importance of tree work.
April 29, 2021
Learn how IVM strategies contribute to overall habitat enrichment, including ground cover growth, habitat quality, and species richness.
March 25, 2021
In this webinar, learn about the importance of native plant species in ROWs for other species and for an overall successful IVM program.
February 25, 2021
Wildland fires can occur anywhere. In this webinar, you’ll learn about this phenomenon and the safety measures and tools utility personnel should know.
December 17, 2020
This webinar provides a roadmap to a zero harm culture by exploring the elements of a management commitment and general policy, defining expectations of leaders, and setting expectations for employees.
October 15, 2020
A growing trend is moving from vegetation elimination to a system that keeps ROW-compatible vegetation and promotes thriving ecosystems. This webinar discusses ways to incorporate this into your UVM strategy. Kevin Jones is joined by our Director of Research and Innovation, Dr. Anand Persad, to discuss the future of training in our industry.
August 20, 2020
Using herbicides to control vegetation on ROWs is a cornerstone of IVM. In our latest webinar, you’ll learn typical practices, common errors, and examples of excellence. Safety is also paramount, and like any other tool, herbicides require training. We’ll examine the proper use of PPE, storage, transportation, and handling needed to optimize an IVM program.
June 18, 2020
Effective safety training should be interactive, easily digestible, and presented in a relatable way. This webinar dissects the safety lessons found in several popular films and provides a humorous slant to avoid complacency.
Apr. 17, 2020
This informative webinar explores how third-party work planning and auditing can substantially improve the quality of your vegetation management program, including unit selection, workflow processes, quality control, and workload reduction.
Feb. 20, 2020
In our first webinar of 2020, you’ll learn the approaches to safety auditing and worker assessments with a focus on line clearance tree workers; supporting crews; and the reports used to determine performance, training, and equipment needs.
December 19, 2019
In this informative webinar, you’ll learn the defensive driving tactics you need to prevent accidents, identify potential hazards, make better and alternate driving decisions, and more.
September 19, 2019
The U.S. power distribution network is vast. All along those lines are millions of trees that need to be kept in check to ensure uninterrupted power. Learn more about UVM and the types of careers available.
August 15, 2019
ACRT Business Development Manager Kevin Jones explains new shifts in and research on how rights-of-way are managed — and what that means for their surrounding environments.
June 20, 2019
ACRT business development manager Bob Urban shares how updates to ANSI Z133 left arborists confused about clearance classification and offers clarity.
February 21, 2019
ACRT Business Development Manager Kevin Harrel discusses plant health care (PHC) and why it matters for tree health, landscape appearance, and limiting pesticide usage.
September 6, 2018
In our final summer webinar, Kevin Jones and Keith Pancake of ACRT explain how to attract, retain, and develop the future leaders of your utility.
August 16, 2018
Learn the importance of a tree trimming safety auditing program, the tools and processes required, how to get training, and how to scale for growth.
July 19, 2018
ACRT Business Development Manager Joe Marshall uses interview findings from VM leaders across the industry to arm you with the insights you need to ensure your utility is ready for what’s to come.
April 19, 2018
This 60-minute webinar provides 6 tactics on how utilities can put social media to use for their customers — and themselves.