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The 2020 Midwest Derecho

By Director of Research and Development Randall H. Miller 2020 was a year of calamities, rightfully headlined by COVID-19. However, it also included hurricanes, earthquakes, civil unrest and the costliest derecho on record. A derecho is a complex of thunderstorms with winds greater than 58 mph (95 kph) with windspeeds over 100 mph (160 kph) […]


Wright Service Corp. Announces Nonprofit to Further Efforts Toward Carbon Neutrality

Wright Service Corp. launched a nonprofit organization in December 2020 called Wright Foundation for Sustainability and Innovation (WFSI). The nonprofit aims to foster innovative sustainability initiatives that make a positive impact on the planet by reducing carbon emissions and promoting carbon positive practices. WFSI will run independently from Wright Service Corp. and its family of […]


The Importance of Getting Involved

It is important to get involved in our industry. Specifically, if you’re looking to impact the direction utility vegetation management (UVM) is going, it’s important to participate. Each year CNUC provides Utility Arborist Association (UAA) memberships to all our employees and we encourage those that want to get involved to do so. For the past […]


Tour des Trees: More Than Just a Bike Ride

By Randall H. Miller, Director of Research, Development and Industry Intelligence The STIHL Tour des Trees is an annual week-long 500-600-mile cycling tour that is the primary public outreach and engagement event of TREE Fund and benefits their mission of supporting scientific discovery and dissemination of new knowledge in arboriculture and urban forestry. This year […]


Everyday Encounter, Impactful Experience

By Jessica Critchett, Lead Consulting Utility Forester At CNUC, we continually strive to improve the utility vegetation management (UVM) industry. Additionally, we attempt to influence other aspects of the communities in which we work and live in a positive way. One opportunity to expand influence beyond the industry is through our daily human interactions. We […]


Porter to Present at ArborCon 2016

CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) Director of Research, Development, and Industry Intelligence Will Porter will be presenting at ArborCon, the Arboriculture Society of Michigan’s (ASM) Annual Conference and Tradeshow, on February 9-10 in Lansing, Michigan. Porter will present during two ArborCon breakout sessions on Wednesday, February 10. The first presentation, beginning at 11 a.m., will focus […]