Wildfire Safety & Awareness

July 20, 2023

Frank Archuleta, WTS Risk Fire Mitigation Manager In 2020, wildfires have ravaged millions of acres across the Western United States, including over four million acres in California alone. Hot, dry, windy conditions, ideal for wildfire ignition and spread came early to many areas this year and have persisted into the fall. During these times of […]


2022 Corporate Social Sustainability Report: Wright Tree Service

April 20, 2023

We’re excited to present the 2022 Wright Tree Service (WTS) Sustainability Report, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. This report is the second report for WTS. WTS has built our business over the last 90 years on protecting our environment and the people who occupy it. We understand the responsibility we have as a company […]


38 Years of Growth and Influence

March 24, 2023

For Project Manager Mitch Frye, the last 38 years with Wright Tree Service (WTS) have passed by in a blink of an eye. “I have absolutely no complaints,” Mitch said. “I am filled with a sense of gratitude. What a ride the last 38 years have been!” Mitch started working for WTS in 1984 as […]


Honoring America’s Veterans

February 6, 2023

For the third year, Wright Tree Service (WTS) honored our nation’s fallen veterans with a holiday service project. Wreaths Across America coordinates annual wreath-laying at more than 2,500 cemeteries across the country as a tribute to veterans. WTS renewed its annual wreath sponsorship and invited employees to get involved locally. More than 40 individuals represented […]




February 1, 2023

Wright Tree Service Celebrates First Anniversary in Puerto Rico We are proud to celebrate the first full year of Wright Tree Service of Puerto Rico. The new division was established in October 2021 through partnership with LUMA Energy. This expansion enables us to continue providing safe, reliable power to the people of Puerto Rico. “As […]


Wright Tree Service Celebrates 90 Years in Business

January 6, 2023

Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, is celebrating 90 years in business this year.  The WTS story started during the Great Depression when John L. and Harriet Wright founded Wright Tree Service in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1933. At that time, John operated the tools and Harriet managed the bookkeeping. […]


Giving Back to the Community

January 5, 2023

Wright Tree Service (WTS) loves supporting activities that benefit employees and add value to the communities where they live and work, which includes volunteering. Safety Project Manager Betsy Long recently represented WTS as a volunteer at the 24th Annual Georgia Trees Unite Us Conference & Climbing Championships. When Betsy heard about the event and how […]


Chad Berlin Retires from Wright Tree Service After 20 Years

December 29, 2022

Safety Supervisor Chad Berlin has retired from Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management. Chad started his career with WTS in 2000 as a foreperson, and he was quickly promoted to general foreperson. After five years with WTS, Chad became the safety supervisor for the southwest divisions in 2005. “Chad […]


Tim Bingaman Retires from Wright Tree Service After Nearly 30 Years

December 19, 2022

Division Manager Tim Bingaman has retired from Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, after his almost 30-year career. Tim started his career with WTS in 1993 on a six-month contract in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as a top climber. Over the years, he has held the positions of crew leader, general […]


Jerry Ledet Promoted to Division Manager for Wright Tree Service

November 18, 2022

Jerry Ledet has been promoted to division manager for Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management. Jerry Ledet has been named division manager in the south central division. He has worked in the industry for over 30 years, joining WTS as a project manager in 2009. He is also an […]