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Industry

Urban Forestry at CNUC

By Manager of R+D Philip Chen CNUC’s Division 30 is otherwise known as our research and development (R+D)department. As part of the D in R+D, we examine how we can leverage our assets to find growth opportunities within our industry and new markets. A natural step in our progression was expanding upon our primary skillset […]

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Industry

ROW Habitat Reclamation Update

 By Lead CUF Russ Maxwell, System Arborist Christina Cunningham and CUF Anna Martz According to the Nature Conservancy, there is only 1% of native grass species left in the American Southeast. This loss of habitat has caused many pollinator species to be threatened or have endangered statuses. Practicing integrated vegetation management (IVM) on rights-of-way (ROW) […]

Innovation

Utility Vegetation Management and Technology Should be a Partnership

By Randall H. Miller, Director of Research & Development   We are in a golden age of technological advancement in utility arboriculture. Utility arborists are rightfully interested in applying technology to optimize efficiency and quality control. This issue of Utility Arborist Newsline is one of many devoted to technology. Technology is also a common topic […]

Training + Development

Onboarding and Training

By Bill Spencer,­­ Supervisor of Research & Development You never forget your first day at a new job. Often remembered because it marks the start of a new chapter in life, but also because – let’s face it – the first day at a new job is stressful. There’s always a little anxiety on both […]

Announcements

CNUC Growth Creates New Opportunities with a New Division

By Derek Vannice, President and COO CNUC recently added an additional division splitting western operations into two divisions. One division will encompass all of California (Division 10) and the second division will cover the Pacific Northwest and the mountain states (Division 15). Ben Keck will be the Regional Manager for Division 10 and Patrick Larsen, […]

Training + Development

Our Culture: Promoting from Within

By Philip Chen, Manager of Research & Development At CNUC, we firmly believe in developing our employees and have always publicized that culture of promoting from within. During the recent overhaul of the CNUC website, the marketing team and I updated the management team bios. While looking them over, that culture became extremely evident. Almost […]

Industry

FAC-003-4 Revisited

By Randall H. Miller, Director of Research and Development In the summer of 1996, western North America experienced duel power outages, and in August of 2003, eastern North America had its turn. These catastrophic outages occurred during region-wide heatwaves, generating unusually high electrical demand across broad areas of the country, as well as instability in […]