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Arborgate Consulting, Inc.
Tustin, California
1131 Lucinda Way, 92780


Contact:  Gregory W. Applegate
http://www.arborgate-consulting.com/
714-731-6240 Or Toll Free
greg@arborgate.occoxmail.com
1131 Lucinda Way
Tustin, California 92780

Contact:  Gregory W. Applegate
http://www.arborgate-consulting.com/
714-731-6240
greg@arborgate.occoxmail.com
Mr. Applegate is an independent registered consulting arborist, certified arborist, ISA tree risk assessment qualified, and CEO of Arborgate Consulting, Inc. He has been in the horticulture industry since 1963, providing professional arboricultural consulting since 1984 within both private and public sectors. His expertise includes forensic consulting and testimony, appraisal, tree preservation, diagnosis of tree and palm health problems, construction impact mitigation, hazard and failure analysis, root damage studies, decay and loss of strength analysis, pruning programs, species selection, and tree health monitoring.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Arboriculture,  Arborist,  Failure Analysis,  Horticulture,  Landscaping, 


Mr. Applegate is an independent registered consulting arborist, certified arborist, ISA tree risk assessment qualified, and CEO of Arborgate Consulting, Inc. He has been in the horticulture industry since 1963, providing professional arboricultural consulting since 1984 within both private and public sectors. His expertise includes forensic consulting and testimony, appraisal, tree preservation, diagnosis of tree and palm health problems, construction impact mitigation, hazard and failure analysis, root damage studies, decay and loss of strength analysis, pruning programs, species selection, and tree health monitoring.

Natural Resource Planning Services, Inc
San Antonio, Florida
P.O. Box 564, 33576


Contact:  Eric Hoyer
www.nrpsforesters.com
863-670-0734 Or Toll Free
erich@nrpsforesters.com
P.O. Box 564
San Antonio, Florida 33576

Contact:  Eric Hoyer
www.nrpsforesters.com
863-670-0734
erich@nrpsforesters.com

 Eric Hoyer's CV


Office: 352-588-2580
Eric is a Certified Arborist and Certified Forester with 41 years’ experience. He has assisted clients with various aspects of both timber management and arboriculture. Timber management experience includes marketing of forest products; timber appraisals for establishing IRS basis, Eminent Domain, timber trespass, and insurance claims; coordinating contractors for reforestation, site preparation, fireline establishment, and invasive species control; writing forest management plans, and coordinating prescribed burns. Arboricultural assistance has included tree appraisals for insurance claims, neighbor disputes, and Eminent Domain; tree inventories for developers and municipalities; tree preservation consultation; tree risk assessments; and tree decline diagnosis. While most of Eric’s work is in Florida, he has also provided assistance to clients in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Utah, and California. Eric has assisted attorneys for both plaintiffs and defendants in such cases involving death or injury from fallen trees or limbs; evaluating trees and timber for Eminent Domain, timber trespass, and wildfire damage; and liability regarding prescribed burning.
Information:  
Arborist,  Forestry, 


 Eric Hoyer's CV


Office: 352-588-2580
Eric is a Certified Arborist and Certified Forester with 41 years’ experience. He has assisted clients with various aspects of both timber management and arboriculture. Timber management experience includes marketing of forest products; timber appraisals for establishing IRS basis, Eminent Domain, timber trespass, and insurance claims; coordinating contractors for reforestation, site preparation, fireline establishment, and invasive species control; writing forest management plans, and coordinating prescribed burns. Arboricultural assistance has included tree appraisals for insurance claims, neighbor disputes, and Eminent Domain; tree inventories for developers and municipalities; tree preservation consultation; tree risk assessments; and tree decline diagnosis. While most of Eric’s work is in Florida, he has also provided assistance to clients in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Utah, and California. Eric has assisted attorneys for both plaintiffs and defendants in such cases involving death or injury from fallen trees or limbs; evaluating trees and timber for Eminent Domain, timber trespass, and wildfire damage; and liability regarding prescribed burning.

A.B.C. Consulting Arborists LLC
Spokane, Washington
12402 North Division #294, 99218


Contact:  Daniel J. Maple, BCMA, RCA, MA, TRAQ, TPAQ
www.AbcArborist.Com
509-953-0293 Or Toll Free
daniel@abcarborist.com
12402 North Division #294
Spokane, Washington 99218

Contact:  Daniel J. Maple, BCMA, RCA, MA, TRAQ, TPAQ
www.AbcArborist.Com
509-953-0293
daniel@abcarborist.com

 Daniel J. Maple's CV


Daniel J. Maple is an ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, ISA Municipal Specialist, ASCA Tree & Plant Appraisal Qualified (TPAQ), ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ), Qualified Tree Farm Inspector, Commercial UAV Airman Pilot, and a Commercial Applicator.

Mr. Maple has provided ethical, scientifically sound, arboriculture solutions to both the public and private sector since 1987. During this time, Mr. Maple owned and operated a tree service, and was a first responder in several natural disasters that resulted in thousands of tree failures. His investigations into the tree failures and the experience gained, makes him uniquely qualified among his peers, as a risk assessor and risk mitigation planner.

Mr. Maple has used his years of hands on experience along with his formal education to provide ethical, unbiased, and scientifically based expert witness services for both plaintiffs and defendants across the U.S.

His areas of expertise include risk assessment, forensic investigation, tree & plant appraisals, timber trespass, peer review of reports & methodology, ANSI Standards & BMP’s, along with expert witness services, opinions and litigation support. Please contact him for an honest and timely review of your case.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  ANSI Standards,  Appraisal Review,  Appraisers,  Arboriculture,  Arborist,  Forestry, 


 Daniel J. Maple's CV


Daniel J. Maple is an ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, ISA Municipal Specialist, ASCA Tree & Plant Appraisal Qualified (TPAQ), ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ), Qualified Tree Farm Inspector, Commercial UAV Airman Pilot, and a Commercial Applicator.

Mr. Maple has provided ethical, scientifically sound, arboriculture solutions to both the public and private sector since 1987. During this time, Mr. Maple owned and operated a tree service, and was a first responder in several natural disasters that resulted in thousands of tree failures. His investigations into the tree failures and the experience gained, makes him uniquely qualified among his peers, as a risk assessor and risk mitigation planner.

Mr. Maple has used his years of hands on experience along with his formal education to provide ethical, unbiased, and scientifically based expert witness services for both plaintiffs and defendants across the U.S.

His areas of expertise include risk assessment, forensic investigation, tree & plant appraisals, timber trespass, peer review of reports & methodology, ANSI Standards & BMP’s, along with expert witness services, opinions and litigation support. Please contact him for an honest and timely review of your case.

Mark Webber’s Arboricultural & Horticultural Consultancy LLC
Dayton, Ohio
8172 Hemple Rd, 45417


Contact:  Mark A. Webber BCMA, CPH, LTE, MArborA, OCMNT, RCA, TPAQ, TRAQ
www.expert-arborist.com
937-604-2291 Or Toll Free
mwebber@expert-arborist.com
8172 Hemple Rd
Dayton, Ohio 45417

Contact:  Mark A. Webber BCMA, CPH, LTE, MArborA, OCMNT, RCA, TPAQ, TRAQ
www.expert-arborist.com
937-604-2291
mwebber@expert-arborist.com

Mark Webber's CV


Mark A. Webber holds 19 different certifications, qualifications, accreditations, and licensures in the fields of arboriculture and horticulture. Most notably, Mr. Webber is a Register Consulting Arborist, Board Certified Master Arborist, and a Certified Professional Horticulturist with over 45 years of relevant professional experience.

Mr. Webber provides investigations, reports, and testimony in matters related to tree condition, maintenance, and removal. His expertise includes the management of nursery, arboricultural, agricultural and landscaping operations, pesticide use, appraisals of crop, tree and plant damage, and an assortment of horticultural issues. Mr. Webber is an admitted member of 32 industry organizations, including the American Society of Consulting Arborist, International Dendrology Society, and American Phytopathological Society, the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Small Business Advocacy Review Panel for Tree Care Industry Rules. Mr. Webber has been a court-qualified expert in his field in Ohio, New Jersey, Washington, and California.

Mr. Webber has been working at farms and nurseries since 1975. He remains active in his industry by serving on committees and boards and as the Founder/Co-owner of an arboricultural and horticultural firm. In this capacity, he provides a full range of landscape design, installation, and landscape management. His company provides tree evaluations and inventory, lawn care, weed and pest control, tree, and arboricultural services. Additional services include drainage improvements, soil, and leaf testing, management of trees during construction, installation of retaining walls, consulting, and other related areas. Mr. Webber has worked as a Research Assistant for the BASF Corporation involving fungicides, insecticides, and herbicides trials on a diverse assortment of economically import agricultural and horticultural crops. He also served as an Apiary (Honey Bee) Technician for The Ohio State University.

Mr. Webber earned an Associate in Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science degrees in Horticultural Science with a minor in Agricultural Economics both from The Ohio State University. He is designated as a Board-Certified Master Arborist by the International Society of Arboriculture and is a Tree Risk Assessment Qualified Arborist. Mr. Webber is a Master Nursery Technician by the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association. He is designated as a MArborA by the United Kingdom’s Arboricultural Association. Mr. Webber is also a New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert (LTE #639) and is a Licensed Arborist in multiple states. The board of the American Society of Horticultural Science has designated Mr. Webber as a Certified Professional Horticulturist. The American Society of Consulting Arborist has credentialed Mr. Webber as Registered Consulting Arborist #7

Education and Certifications

• A.A.S., BS, Horticultural Science, Agricultural Economics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

•2020 Graduate from ASCA(American Society of Consulting Arborist) Consulting Academy, Sacramento, California

•Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ), American Society of Consulting Arborists

• Certified Professional Horticulturist #30086, American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, Virginia

• Licensed Arborist

• Certified Tree Expert #639, Board of Tree Experts Jackson NJ, August 2016-August 2017

• Licensed Tree Expert #639, Board of Tree Experts Jackson NJ, August 2017-Present

•I.S.A. Board Certified Master Arborist OH-0824BUM, International Society of Arboriculture, (I.S.A. Certified Arborist)

• I.S.A. Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist, International Society of Arboriculture

•I.S.A. Certified Arborist Utility Specialist, International Society of Arboriculture

• Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ), International Society of Arboriculture

•Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator 6A, 6C, 8

• Wildlife Protector Certification, Wildlife Training Institute

• Master Nursery Landscape Technician, Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA), Columbus, OH

• MArborA, designated by the Arboricultural Association, United Kingdom

• Registered Consulting Arborist #706, American Society of Consulting Arborist

• Sky Warn Weather Spotter Training Certification, National Weather Service
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Agricultural Pesticides and Herbicides ,  Arboriculture,  Arborist,  Horticulture, 


Mark Webber's CV


Mark A. Webber holds 19 different certifications, qualifications, accreditations, and licensures in the fields of arboriculture and horticulture. Most notably, Mr. Webber is a Register Consulting Arborist, Board Certified Master Arborist, and a Certified Professional Horticulturist with over 45 years of relevant professional experience.

Mr. Webber provides investigations, reports, and testimony in matters related to tree condition, maintenance, and removal. His expertise includes the management of nursery, arboricultural, agricultural and landscaping operations, pesticide use, appraisals of crop, tree and plant damage, and an assortment of horticultural issues. Mr. Webber is an admitted member of 32 industry organizations, including the American Society of Consulting Arborist, International Dendrology Society, and American Phytopathological Society, the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Small Business Advocacy Review Panel for Tree Care Industry Rules. Mr. Webber has been a court-qualified expert in his field in Ohio, New Jersey, Washington, and California.

Mr. Webber has been working at farms and nurseries since 1975. He remains active in his industry by serving on committees and boards and as the Founder/Co-owner of an arboricultural and horticultural firm. In this capacity, he provides a full range of landscape design, installation, and landscape management. His company provides tree evaluations and inventory, lawn care, weed and pest control, tree, and arboricultural services. Additional services include drainage improvements, soil, and leaf testing, management of trees during construction, installation of retaining walls, consulting, and other related areas. Mr. Webber has worked as a Research Assistant for the BASF Corporation involving fungicides, insecticides, and herbicides trials on a diverse assortment of economically import agricultural and horticultural crops. He also served as an Apiary (Honey Bee) Technician for The Ohio State University.

Mr. Webber earned an Associate in Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science degrees in Horticultural Science with a minor in Agricultural Economics both from The Ohio State University. He is designated as a Board-Certified Master Arborist by the International Society of Arboriculture and is a Tree Risk Assessment Qualified Arborist. Mr. Webber is a Master Nursery Technician by the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association. He is designated as a MArborA by the United Kingdom’s Arboricultural Association. Mr. Webber is also a New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert (LTE #639) and is a Licensed Arborist in multiple states. The board of the American Society of Horticultural Science has designated Mr. Webber as a Certified Professional Horticulturist. The American Society of Consulting Arborist has credentialed Mr. Webber as Registered Consulting Arborist #7

Education and Certifications

• A.A.S., BS, Horticultural Science, Agricultural Economics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

•2020 Graduate from ASCA(American Society of Consulting Arborist) Consulting Academy, Sacramento, California

•Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ), American Society of Consulting Arborists

• Certified Professional Horticulturist #30086, American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, Virginia

• Licensed Arborist

• Certified Tree Expert #639, Board of Tree Experts Jackson NJ, August 2016-August 2017

• Licensed Tree Expert #639, Board of Tree Experts Jackson NJ, August 2017-Present

•I.S.A. Board Certified Master Arborist OH-0824BUM, International Society of Arboriculture, (I.S.A. Certified Arborist)

• I.S.A. Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist, International Society of Arboriculture

•I.S.A. Certified Arborist Utility Specialist, International Society of Arboriculture

• Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ), International Society of Arboriculture

•Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator 6A, 6C, 8

• Wildlife Protector Certification, Wildlife Training Institute

• Master Nursery Landscape Technician, Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA), Columbus, OH

• MArborA, designated by the Arboricultural Association, United Kingdom

• Registered Consulting Arborist #706, American Society of Consulting Arborist

• Sky Warn Weather Spotter Training Certification, National Weather Service