ARBOR ANSWERS™ is a division of Russell Tree Experts created to provide accurate information for best management of trees and woody shrubs. See below for our available services!




Has a tree recently been damaged and you need to know if it is safe? Or, do you need an in-depth assessment of a mature tree to understand it's long term health?

Our ARBOR ANSWERS™ experts are certified with ISA TRAQ (Tree Risk Assessment Qualification) to properly evaluate your trees for any current or future risk. Think of it as a complete physical for your tree!

With a Tree Risk Assessment you receive:

  • Formally documented inspection of the tree(s) using hand-tools at ground level
  • Full report detailing the health and stability of the tree and the likelihood of any current or future risks
  • Overall risk rating of the tree
  • Steps to mitigate any risks


Buying a new property that has trees or shrubs?

Its common practice to have a home inspection before purchasing a property, however there are many uncertainties that exists outside the front door that often go overlooked. Our ARBOR ANSWERS™ experts evaluate the current health and associated risks mature trees can pose to existing structures, making the pre-purchase inspection process truly compete. 

With a Landscape Inspection you receive:

  • Full report detailing the short, mid, and long term needs for tree health, property safety, and best health maintenance for plants
  • Estimated annual cost to maintain landscape
  • Estimated cost to resolve current tree issues


Building a new structure on a lot with trees? Want the trees to prosper after construction?

Trees often die around new home sites due to soil compaction and construction damage. ARBOR ANSWERS™ will build a custom plan for the construction crew to follow to ensure desired trees remain living. Contact ARBOR ANSWERS™ to help ensure you maintain your desired landscape!

With a Tree Preservation Consultation you receive:

  • On-site meeting with a certified arborist to discuss construction plan and desired trees on the property
  • Written plan detailing how to preserve and maintain existing trees on the property


Are you a commercial developer in need of a tree survey? Or just need to know the species of every tree/shrub on a property?

ARBOR ANSWERS™ Tree Mapping is vital for proper documentation of all trees in a given area. The ARBOR ANSWERS™ experts can identify any tree/shrub and provide the essential information needed for long term health of the landscape.

Options for the Tree Mapping Service:

  • Interactive Digital Map identifying each tree species and it’s condition grade
  • On-site meeting where an ARBOR ANSWERS™ expert will identify each tree - Think of it as a tree tour of the property!
  • Recommendations to maintain and/or enhance the woody landscape