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This podcast is hosted by Dan Holliday who is joined by various guests to talk about all things arboriculture. We discuss equipment, techniques, safety and training and much more...

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#15 - with David Anderson of Canopy watch


David is an Ornithologist, biologist and tree climber. David talks explains how the thought of some tropical birds never being visible from the forest floor gave him the passion to learn to climb trees, his methods along the way and teaching others..

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 87.47MB - Duration: 1:03:41 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

#14 - with Sam smith


Sam is an English arborist that lives and works in New Zealand as a contract climber. In 2018 Sam competed in the Red Bull branched out tree climbing competition where he finished 2nd out of 100 climbers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 129.06MB - Duration: 1:33:58 m (192 kbps 48000 Hz)

#13 - with Kevin Bingham, inventor of the rope wrench


Kevin Bingham is most well known in the industry for the invention of the rope wrench and then the rope runner that followed. It can be argued that Kevin single handedly evolved tree climbing as arborists know it today with the invention of the rope wench

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 147.43MB - Duration: 1:47:21 m (192 kbps 48000 Hz)

#12 - with Mark Bridge


Mark Bridge is an arborist from Switzerland that is most well known for his product development of industry equipment for his company Treemagineers who designed the Treemotion harness, hitch climber pulley, the captain hook and much more...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 197.23MB - Duration: 2:23:37 m (192 kbps 48000 Hz)

#11 - with Dan Holliday


Dan goes solo in this podcast to talk about safe work practices with a chainsaw in the canopy. This is one of the topics Dan is so passionate about and he really wants people to take the time to think about why they expose themselves to unnecessary risk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 116.45MB - Duration: 1:24:47 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

#10 - A collaboration with Patrick Masterson's 'EducatedClimber' podcast


Talking trees and Educated Climber podcasts meet for an excellent conversation between Dan and Patrick. Dan talks about how his career began, the motivation behind creating, Dan's Lyme disease, Patrick's winter work in Ontario & more

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 145.54MB - Duration: 1:45:58 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

#9 - with Tiger Devine and Marten Penrose


Dan is joined by friends Tiger and Marten. Marten talks about his career as a 1 armed arborist, they discuss projects they have been working on, lots of equipment and gear talk and lots more tree talk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 356.41MB - Duration: 2:35:43 m (320 kbps 48000 Hz)

#8 - with Ryan Senechal and Aidon Pyne


The guys discuss the international urban forestry conference, women in arboriculture, importance of education within arb, learning from others mistakes and sharing yours, and Ryan talks about changes to the BCTCC format for 2019

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 335.34MB - Duration: 2:26:30 m (320 kbps 48000 Hz)

#7 - Dan talks about coping and recovering from chronic Lyme disease


Dan shares the story of the past 18 months where he was suddenly taken extremely ill and pretty much debilitated at his worst point. He discusses diet, nutrition, lifestyle changes. It is important people are aware of Lyme disease, especially arborists.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 70.04MB - Duration: 50:59 m (192 kbps 48000 Hz)

#6 - With Aidon Pyne


In this podcast Dan is joined by his good friend Aiden Pine an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. Aiden gives a little background on himself, topping trees, pressures from other climbers & bosses to climb unsafe trees, competition & more...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 174.62MB - Duration: 2:07:09 m (192 kbps 48000 Hz)

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