We are certified by and affiliated with the industry's leading organizations.
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), Certified Arborists on Staff
An arborist by definition is an individual who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. ISA arborist certification is a nongovernmental, voluntary process by which individuals can document their base of knowledge. Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation's leading experts on tree care. Learn more about hiring a Certified Arborist.
ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist®
The ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist® credential is held by tree care professionals who have attained a specialty in utility arboriculture. Individuals with this certification have achieved a level of knowledge in the areas of electric utility pruning, program management, integrated vegetation management, electrical knowledge, customer relations and storm response, while also holding a generally-accepted level of knowledge in other areas within the tree care profession.
ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist®
ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist® credential holders are current ISA Certified Arborists® who have chosen municipal arboriculture or urban forestry as a career path. For this credential, you are tested on the areas of public relations, administration, risk management, policy, and planning as they pertain to municipal arboriculture.
New Jersey Board of Tree Experts, Licensed Tree Experts on Staff
HTS Tree Care is proud to be licensed by the New Jersey Board of Tree Experts. A Licensed Tree Expert (LTE) is a person who has been examined and proven to be competent in the science and art of diagnosing, treating and preventing tree injuries. These professionals demonstrate high ethical and moral standards in the practice of tree care and are licensed by the New Jersey Board of Tree Experts.
- NJTC 768424
- Brian K. Hartel Jr. - #562
- Brian K. Hartel Sr. - #563
Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)
Established in 1938, the Tree Care Industry Association is a trade association of more than 2,000 commercial tree care firms and affiliated companies. TCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice, and management information for arboriculture firms around the world.
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
BBB maintains Business Reviews on more than 4.5 million businesses and rates them based on complaint histories, responsiveness to customers, licensing, legal and government action, and other factors. Only Accredited Businesses that meet the BBB Code of Business Practices are permitted to display the BBB logo in their marketing and place of business.
Licensed & Insured
- NJ Contractor License 13VH02977500
- Liability Insurance & Worker's Compensation Policies