Arborist Expert Witness CA 511389

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 50 years working in arboriculture and horticulture. My areas of focus include risk assessment, tree preservation, and appraisal. In addition, I have provided diagnosis of tree and landscape problems, insect and disease identification, plant health care programs, tree inventories, tree management planning, tree planting programs, and tree protection plans for construction projects. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over 15 years as an arborist expert witness.

Arborist Expert Witness 524467

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as an Arborist with a focus in arboriculture, forensic arboriculture, plant identification, cartography, botany, and horticulture. I have additional knowledge in tree & landscape evaluations, hazard tree analysis, tree inventories, insect and disease diagnosis and control, and tree removals. I have spent more than 15 years providing deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as an arboriculture expert witness.

Arboriculture Expert 508714

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in the field of Landscaping with experience ranging from appraisals, contractor defect cases, hazardous tree evaluation, forensics, and pre-construction analysis and protection reports. My landscaping background further includes design, tree, shrub and turf analysis, synthetic grass, disease and cultural problems. My comprehensive arboriculture and landscape knowledge includes diagnosis of plant health and recommendation for treatment, as well as the design, bid, and oversight of residential and commercial construction projects. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Arboriculture 318775

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in arboriculture and horticulture. My expertise includes: tree caused fatalities; boundary line trees; view infringement issues; damage of trees by trespass; fire damage; herbicide damage; vegetation damage; tree value assessment; root damage issues; and pest infestation evaluation. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Landscape Architect And Horticulture 319930

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a landscape architect, ecologist, horticulturalist, and arborist. My expertise includes plant / tree propagation, plant / tree growth, and plant / tree problems. I have experience in tree accident investigation, tree and plant insurance claims, hazardous tree analysis, tree liability evaluation, tree safety, tree replacement, tree failure, tree appraisals, tree care and pruning, landscape maintenance, landscape design, garden design, landscape drainage, plant selection, nursery inventory evaluation, plant / crop evaluation for bankruptcy court, and coastal ecology evaluation. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Landscape Architecture 128626

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Landscape Architect in landscape and patio design, sales, and construction. My areas of expertise include: Landscape Architecture; Landscape Construction; Landscape Design; Landscape Drainage; Erosion Control; Horticulture; and Lighting Design. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Plant Pathologist Crop Loss 55939

Expertise Description

I have 30 years experience as a plant pathologist researching concerns related to tropical fruits and citrus, in addition to research on indoor air quality problems caused by molds. My plant investigations include citrus diseases caused by viruses, nematode, and mold / fungi, in addition to post-harvest fruit decay, rot, fruit handling at packing houses, and shipping / transportation. My indoor air quality expertise includes allergies; mold remediation protocols and clearance tests; mold management / solutions; HVAC and microbial contamination; re-engineering to correct indoor air quality concerns; and water intrusion, in various buildings not limited to public and private education facilities, residential structures, medical centers, hospitals, and state and federal buildings. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Horticulture Arboriculture Agriculture 40504

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in horticulture, arboriculture, and agriculture. My expertise includes diagnostics, research, insurance investigation, and technical and advisory consultation services for architects, contractors, golf courses, municipalities, planners, recycled water suppliers, growers, nursery industry, maintenance, etc. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Landscape Architect 39780

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in landscape architecture with an expertise in land planning, horticultural consulting, farming, and orchards. My experience includes landscape related graphics, structures, and irrigation systems. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Arboriculture 20793

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in arboriculture and plant pathology issues. My areas of expertise include ornamental horticulture, diseases of ornamental plants, landscape management, landscape construction, tree and shrub plant materials, tree management and preservation, relocation of trees on construction sites, evaluation of trees for preservation, pruning, disease diagnosis and treatment, arborist reports, tree valuation, surveys and hazard evaluations, and causes of tree failure resulting in property loss and personal injury. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Arboriculture Landscaping 20368

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in landscape architecture and arboriculture. My areas of expertise include: appraisal, tree preservation, diagnosis of tree and palm growth problems, construction impact mitigation, environmental assessment, hazard evaluation, pruning programs, species selection, and tree health monitoring. I have 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

9035

Expertise Description

Ph.D. – Experienced biochemist in soil chemistry, nutrient interactions and land reclamation, revegetation and restoration, ornamental horticulture and tree horticulture, and crop management systems. Focused on the study and research of plants concerning salinity, water relations, trace element excesses, development of fertilizers and chelating agents effects, mineral needs and others.

Landscape Irrigation 8884

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in landscape architecture. My areas of expertise include: irrigation, erosion control, construction technology, and horticulture. I am knowledgeable in business administration, contractual services and design quality control, recreation and park planning, as well as multi and single family residential and commercial facilities. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Plant Science 409833

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a biologist in the field of Botany and Plant Sciences. I am highly knowledgeable with general biology, identification of wood plants, plant taxonomy, and local flora. My research focuses on plant and microbial taxonomy, plant and microbial molecular systematic, freshwater ecology, evolution, biogeography, agal growth, and conservation biology. My other experience includes zooplankton diversity, hydroecological engineering, algal growth on sidewalk surfaces, and tree identification. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Soil And Crops 349131

Expertise Description

I have 25 years experience in the fields of soils, soil fertility, soil and water conservation, soil morphology, soil classification, soil sampling, irrigation, field crops, forage crops and pastures, grain and forage crops, landscape gardening, horticulture, and environmental issues and ethics. As a geoscientist, I have consulted on the issues of management for sustainable agriculture over the Central and Southern Great Plains, irrigation water rights, soil fertility, soil salinity documentation, soil excavation, and evaluation of nitrogen and phosphorus fate in alternative cropping systems. My grant research studies consist of water retention techniques, the establishment of roadside vegetation, and soil water monitoring of subsurface drip irrigation systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Arborist 141915

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience in the field of Landscape, Arboriculture, Forestry, and Horticulture. My expertise includes: all types of vegetation types, soil erosion, tree, landscape construction, and/or natural area values; arboriculture, urban forestry, and landscape topics; health and condition of landscape plants; landscape and tree risk assessments; landscape and tree value appraisals; landscape and tree damage appraisals; storm damage assessments and recovery plans; “Landscape Health and Condition EvaluationsTM;” arboricultural health and condition evaluations; landscape, arboricultural, forestry, and/or environmental project management; environmental permitting and mitigation planning; municipal tree inventory and urban forest management planning; restoration planning; restoration cost estimates; damage claim reporting; damage appraisal; forest resources management; landscape management; and landscape installation and arboricultural practices. I have additional experience in improvements, including: fencing, outdoor lighting, trails, roads, and landscape drainage systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Horticulturist 324432

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Professional Horticulturist, licensed Landscape Contractor, and certified Arborist experienced consulting on landscaping, horticulture, arboriculture, and site-work. My expertise includes ornamental horticulture, landscape management, landscape construction, landscape design, landscape drainage, landscape architecture, and contracting. I have prior expert witness experience.