Our Trusted partners
Here is an overview of our trusted partners. We have selected these businesses based off their community standing, craftsmanship, work ethics and experience. We have accomplished many projects in co-operation with these businesses, so we feel that it would be important to list them below.
Ian Branson holds a Master of Forestry from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation from the University of New Hampshire. Upon graduation from UNH in 1998 Ian began doing freelance land conservation and stewardship work for private land trusts and private individuals in Litchfield County, CT. While attending the Yale School of Forestry, Ian worked as a Research Assistant at the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, as a Teaching Assistant (TA) for Dr. Ann Camp's Forest Stand Dynamics class, as a TA for the Ecosystem Measurement Training Module at Yale-Myers Forest in Union, CT, as a TA for Dr. Mark Ashton's Silviculture class, and as a Forestry Technician Intern at the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority in New Haven, CT. Upon graduation from Yale in 2003 he became certified as a forester by the State of Connecticut, and since then he has been self-employed as a consulting forester doing business as Branson Forestry. He has been professionally affiliated with the Society of American Foresters (SAF) since 2002, serving as President of the Yale Chapter, Vice-Chair, Chair, and Past-Chair of the Connecticut Chapter, and attending the SAF Leadership Academy. In 2008 he was appointed to the State of Connecticut Forest Practices Advisory Board, serving as the representative of professional foresters in private practice.
Arbor Services is a complete tree care company: we plant, fertilize, transplant, prune, cable, install lightning protection, treat for insect and disease problems, remove trees, grind stumps, consult with and advise landscape architects. We educate and inform you about proper tree care.
We communicate and work with other licensed arborists and consulting arborists for best results. We want to help manage your investment, but not limit your options in the future. We have relationships with the tree care industry’s best professionals for nearly 30 years. We will grow the legacy of your landscape, and make your project happen.
William Pollock (owner and lead arborist) and Stephen Banffy (safety director and foreman) are both Certified Arborists by International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). They are also Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ) qualified by the ISA. William Pollock is an Advanced Certified Tree Warden by the Tree Warden Association of Connecticut.
Arbor Services staff also hold the following certifications:
• CTSP (Certified Tree Safety Professional) by the Tree Care Industry Association, Inc.
• AOLCP (Accredited Organic Land Care Professional) by CT-NOFA (Northeast Organic Farm Association)
green and sons llc
Green and Sons LLC is a family excavation company located in Litchfield, CT. Our over 50 years of experiences based down through three generations has made us an industry leader within the exaction and earthwork industry.
Green and Sons is owned and operated by Father and Son duo, Greg and Quentin Green. Their unique unified mindset allows their work to be of the highest quality.
We focus on high quality work and not only complete the desired work to perfection but guide the homeowner/client through the process every step of the way. We feel sharing our knowledge to our clients allows everyone to be much more informed.
Services we offer focuses mainly on large and small earthwork excavation, drainage, site development, home site work, trucking as well as repair.
brawley consulting group
Hunter Brawley, owner and manager of Brawley Consulting Group (BCG), has a Master’s Degree in Botany from Connecticut College and has worked in the environmental field since 1995. The former Executive Director of the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, Mr. Brawley now provides land conservation and management services to land trusts and other non-profit organizations throughout Connecticut. His services include wildlife habitat restoration, trail design and construction, boundary location and posting, GIS mapping, grant writing, easement monitoring and preparation of baseline documentation reports and property management plans. He serves on the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) Stewardship Committee and is currently a Circuit Rider for the New London County Land Trust Advancement Initiative.
Kent greenhouse gardens
When Debby and Bruce Bennett opened their florist in Kent in 1973, they had high hopes and enthusiasm to build a sustainable green business that could support their young family. A tiny greenhouse, unheated building and an antique caboose were the foundations for this now thriving company.
Time, hard work and more hard work saw the business expand as they became recognized for good value,
quality plants and a source for inspirational landscape design.
2018 sees the 46th celebration for Kent Greenhouse and both Debby and Bruce are still leading the way in the Garden Center and as the Principle for design.
oak ridge Construction
Oak Ridge quality and commitment goes beyond our reputation for houses and remodeling. We have a commercial department which over the last ten years alone has built over 150,000 square feet of multi-purpose buildings, many steel, some pole barn and masonry structures.
Some projects include car dealerships, day care centers, maintenance complex's, public rest areas, sky boxes for large recreational events, office buildings, garages, hospital, large cafeteria, and storage buildings.
With our qualified staff we can help you design and build to what ever your needs may be. We also offer a large range of options from shells to complete turn key projects. Our commitment and energy go beyond the finish product, we make sure your expectations are met.