Hiring, On Boarding & Training Plant Health Care Technicians
Speaker: Kyle Narveson, Rainbow Treecare/Lawncare

Tree Care & Arborist Track: Hiring, On Boarding & Training Plant Health Care Technicians

Friday, August 6  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM .... CEU: TNLA 1, ISA 1

During this presentation we will be reviewing the hiring and training process & techniques used to find & enroll new technicians onto a PHC team. We will also review the operation/production process around the various tools, equipment, and vehicles used in PHC services. We will examine their real world applications and capabilities and how they can be utilized in the creation and growth of a PHC services division. CEUs Available: TNLA, ISA Session Sponsored by Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements

Kyle Narveson,

Plant Health Care Foreman, Rainbow Treecare

Kyle Narveson is a Plant Health Care Foreman for Rainbow Treecare. He has degrees in Environmental Science and Fisheries & Wildlife from the University of Minnesota and has been with Rainbow since 2013. He rapidly advanced to become foreman of Rainbow's PHC division. Prior to working at Rainbow Kyle worked in the cultivation of conifers for 5 years.

EDUCATION SPONSOR: Landmark Nurseries, Inc.  
Landmark Nurseries is dedicated to continually supplying top quality plant material while maintaining superior customer service. These goals and focus allow Landmark to continue to provide a strong foundation for their continued growth and support of the green industry. In addition to its wholesale locations, Landmark operates four growing facilities located throughout Texas in Edgewood, Grand Saline, Kirbyville, and Round Rock. From annuals, perennials, shrubs, ground cover, to trees, each operation specializes in different aspects of Landmark’s goal to service the green industry as a whole. The farms encompass over 900 acres allowing Landmark to grow quality products while being able to maintain fair pricing.

HISTORY -- Landmark Nurseries, Inc. was founded over 20 years ago by Jim Prewitt. Jim began his landscape career doing jobs for friends and neighbors and soon after opened his first wholesale nursery in Garland, Texas. In 1992, Landmark moved from Garland to Coppell, Texas to set up new corporate headquarters and begin a long term goal of expanding facilities to service landscapers across the state. Since then, four other wholesale distribution locations have been added to major markets in Texas.

Address:     1510 Royston Ln, Round Rock, TX 78664
Email:    jprewitt@landmarknurseries.com    
Contact:   Jim Prewitt
Phone:    (512) 251-9238   FAX:  (512) 251-7117


Tree Health Care Solutions Developed for Arborists by Arborists
Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements is committed to developing reliable tools and protocols to benefit arborist practitioners and the tree health care industry. We achieve this goal as a company by investing our profits into University level independent research, education and training programs, and technical support. By serving the arborist practitioner with the best tools in the industry, we in turn enhance the professionalism of arborists nationwide.

Address:     11571 K Tel Dr. Minnetonka, MN 55343
Email:    info@treecarescience.com     Contact:  
Phone:    (877) 272-6747   FAX: 


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