Accredited Community Forester™

An Accredited Community Forest™ has achieved a significant milestone for itself, and a tree service provider is needed that shares the vision and is qualified to implement the strategies set forth for its success.


Education and Experience

  • University degree or certificate in the fields of:
    • Forestry
    • Arboriculture
    • Horticulture
    • Agriculture
  • Two years of experience working with trees

Alternative educational options

  • A professional license or designation that verifies the individual has a technical understanding of tree biology or directly related environmental systems
  • Two years of experience working with trees


  • Ten years of experience in the field of forest research, forest management, tree care, or other closely related fields.