Archive: May, 2015

Kevin Fitzpatrick

From the Treetop: Kevin Fitzpatrick

May 20, 2015

by Kevin Fitzpatrick, Fleet Manager It is amazing how far we’ve come in the evolution of utility vegetation management (UVM) equipment and the industry as a whole. At the corporate office, there is a picture of Wright Tree Service founder John L. Wright taken after World War II, with his employees and their work vehicles. […]


Wright Tree Service Launches Second Safety Training Video

May 16, 2015

Wright Tree Service launched a new safety training video, “Drop Zone Safety Awareness: Pruning and Felling.” This video is the second in a series of safety training videos released by Wright Tree Service to encourage safe work practices. “Drop Zone Safety Awareness: Pruning and Felling” highlights proper procedures for pruning limbs and felling trees as […]


power lines safety demonstration

Respect the Power Lines

May 10, 2015

According to the Tree Care Industry Association, 39 percent of all tree worker fatalities are caused by electricity, making it the leading cause of tree worker fatalities. In April, 40 Wright Tree Service (WTS) trimmers working on Xcel Energy property observed electrical safety demonstrations performed by Connexus Energy at the Xcel Energy facility in Whitebear […]