September 08, 2011 15:07 ET

SavATree Welcomes Michael Galvin to Consulting Group

Tree Industry Veteran Joins SavATree's Growing Consulting Group

BEDFORD HILLS, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - SavATree is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Galvin who joins the company as Director of the Consulting Group.

In his role with SavATree, Galvin will be tasked with developing new relationships to continue the momentum of the rapidly growing Consulting Group. Currently, The SavATree Consulting Group is working on a number of high profile projects including one at Johns Hopkins University where the team created tree preservation controls for the construction of the state-of-the art Brody Learning Commons. The Consulting group is also providing tree risk assessments and hazard mitigation plans for street trees in the City of New London, CT and the Village of Sleepy Hollow, NY.

Galvin comes to SavATree with a wealth of experience gained over the course of a 25 year career in arboriculture that includes 13 years with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. In this role he spearheaded programs to provide technical and financial assistance for urban forestry in the Chesapeake Bay region. During this time, Galvin was also instrumental in the assessment of the regions Urban Tree Canopy and setting goals for its future growth.

"I've spent most of my career saving trees so from the company name itself, to the quality of practice and approach to tree care, everything about SavATree aligns with my view of arboriculture. I'm very excited to be a member of this team."

Galvin is a Registered Consulting Arborist and recipient of the 2011 True Professionals award from the International Society of Arboriculture. This award is presented annually to arborists and tree care professionals who have made a positive impact on the industry and in their communities. He is also a Co-Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation's Chesapeake Bay ULTRA-Ex grant, former Co-Principal Investigator for the Baltimore Ecosystem Study and the author of dozens of publications on arboriculture and urban forestry nationwide.

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