Levy Tree Care is a professional arboriculture company owned and operated by Louise Levy. The company is dedicated to caring for the trees that people love. Based in Duluth, Minnesota, and serving Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin, Levy Tree Care offers pruning, plant health care, planting and consulting services for a diverse clientele including homeowners, businesses, municipalities, developers and institutions.
Customer service in the tree care industry does not mean doing whatever the customer asks for; customer service means listening to the client’s needs and then employing the best in professional expertise and practice to meet those needs. Louise believes that involvement in professional organizations, volunteering in the community, and seeking engagement with a wide variety of green industry professionals both in the United States and Europe result in delivering outstanding service and value.
Louise is the founder of Levy Tree Care. Since graduating from Carleton College in 1989 Louise has worked as a graduate research assistant in Oregon and Alaska, served on the City of Duluth citizen Tree Commission, worked at the University of Minnesota Cloquet Forestry Center, and assisted Duluth with its tree inventory and tree planting program. Her experience in traditional and urban forestry gives her a well-rounded perspective on trees.
- 1997 MS Forest Science, Oregon State University College of Forestry
- 1989 BA, Carleton College
- International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist – #MN4406A
- MN Nursery and Landscape Association Certified Professional, Grower Specialty
- Tree Care Industry Association Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP)
- MN and WI Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator
Community Donations (tree care package)
- Hartley Nature Center: 2011 – 2015
- Duluth Rotary Club #25: 2012, 2014
- COGGS (Cyclists of Gitchee Gumme) Grand Traverse: 2012 – 2014
- Chester Bowl Improvement Club: 2011, 2015
- Duluth Cross Country Ski Club: 2011
- Rachel Sandell Fundraiser: 2011
- January – MN Nursery and Landscape Association Northern Green Expo, Minneapolis.
- February – NE MN Structural Pruning Workshop, assistant instructor,UMD.
- March – MN Shade Tree Short Course, Twin Cities.
- May – MN Tree Climbing Championship, participant, St Paul.
- July – Forest Stewards Guild National Conference, Duluth.
- September – Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop, Harvard Forest, Massachusetts.
- September – St Louis Co SWCD Tree Care Workshop, presenter, Twig.
- August – Lincoln Park Business District
- September – West Duluth Business District
- June 2016 – Aerial Rescue Workshop, Glensheen Mansion, Duluth.
- February 2016 – NE MN Structural Pruning Workshop, UMD
- November 2015 – Grant Recipient from TCIA’s Arborist Safety Training Institute
- October 2012 – MN Society of Arboriculture Fall Conference, Chanhassen.
- April 2012 – Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop, Duluth.
- August 2011 – Hazard Tree Identification, Duluth.
- March 2012 – German Arborists Association, der baum braun company, visit.
- July 2011 – Belgian Arborists Association, presenter.