Colorado Arborist & Forester

Jim McGannon, ACF

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Forest & Woodland Management

Over 30 years of experience in forestry and natural resource management

Urban Forestry & Landscape Maintenance

Management, design, tree and ground care

Landscape Issues?

We can diagnose the problem and recommend the solution

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Why Hire an Arborist or Forester?

Everyone needs a forester/arborist from time to time…

Hi, I’m Jim McGannon, a consulting arborist and practicing forester. I have…

35+ years in forestry and natural resource management.
35+ years involvement in local land trusts, conservation and environmental organizations.
35+ years as professional municipal employee, includes Parks and Recreation, and Public Works.
Ability to conceptualize and direct complex projects to fully operational status.
Goal-oriented with strong, ethical, and effective leadership capabilities.
Excellent written and communication skills (incl. public presentations).
Fundraising experience.
Experience managing large budgets.
Skilled with computer systems and powerpoint (including GIS/GPS mapping).
Knowledge of legal matters (i.e. local ordinances and statutes).


  • Forest Management Plans

  • Firewise Defensible Space Evaluation

  • Landscape Appraisals

  • Commercial Landscape Analysis

  • Tree / Shrub / Landscape Diagnosis (i.e. Insects and Disease)

  • Hazardous Tree Assessment

  • Tree Inventories

  • Urban Forestry Management Plans

  • Expert Witness Testimony

  • Landscape Maintenance Planning (Commercial / Residential)

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