Dr. Neil Hendrickson

R.A. Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory

Neil’s degrees are in forestry: a BS from Cook College/Rutgers University, an MS from the University of New Hampshire, and a PhD from Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.  He spent several years on the faculty of natural resources at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, and for 30 years since has been a practicing arborist.  At the R.A. Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory since 2000, he participates in research, provides technical support, and does numerous lectures and workshops. He is a Certified Arborist, NJ Licensed Tree Expert, ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessor and a member of the Society of American Foresters.


Track: Arboriculture
Jan 23 2018 - 3:15pm

The gradual changes in our environment, along with the extremes of temperature and moisture, are affecting plants in many ways.  This talk will discuss what is happening and what is likely to happen to plants and the pests that interact with them...

Track: Arboriculture
Jan 23 2018 - 4:15pm

The 2017 revision of the ISA ANSI A-300 standard for pruning will improve our ability to describe pruning to clients and crews.  Old terms and concepts have been dropped, and the logic and flow of writing pruning specifications made much clearer...

Track: Arboriculture
Jan 24 2018 - 9:00am

The ISA ANSI A-300 standard for Tree Risk Assessment has been a large improvement over previous approaches.  This talk will highlight the important changes and improvements, the ease of its use, its value in achieving consistency and transparency...