Team Training at Unity Farm Sanctuary
Ongoing education is part of our culture, and this month's training was extra special! Held at the Unity Farm Sanctuary in Sherborn, MA, our day began early, climbing high into the majestic trees overlooking the property. Our own, Kyle Donaldson, Master Trainer for North American Training Solutions, led a workshop on new climbing techniques - which gave our crews the chance to ascend into the trees with the latest safety and technical gear. Kyle performs a safety briefing a
Our New England Climbing Champ Heads to International Competition!
HMI's own Kyle Donaldson, and 36 other professional tree climbers, gathered for the 30th Annual New England ISA Tree Climbing Championship. This competition showcases the safety and climbing skills of industrial athletes in the field of arboriculture. Although the event brings fun and camaraderie to the participants, it is also used to underscore the importance of safety while climbing - a critical element of the activity. The competition began with a gear check for the thi