Honor and Awards

  • September 2008 – 5000 Hour Achievement Pin (and still volunteering) from the North Texas Master Naturalists awarded to Sara Beckelman and Steve Houser.
  • 2008 Texas Tree Climbing Championship Winner – Miguel Pastenes.
  • 2007 Texas Tree Climbing Championship Winner – Vicente Navarro.
  • 2006 Texas Tree Climbing Championship Winner – Miguel Pastenes
  • 2005 Texas Tree Climbing Championship winner – Nicolas Martinez
  • 2004 Tree Climbing Champion – Miguel Pastenes and 2003 Texas Tree Climbing Champion – Nicolas Martinez
  • Five current Arborilogical Services employees have won the Texas Tree Climbing Championship – Miguel Pastenes, Nicolas Martinez, Francisco Carlos, Leoncio Carlos and Vincente Navarro.
  • “International Society of Arboriculture Texas Tree Climbing Championship Steve Houser Award of Excellence” in 2001 from the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture – Steve Houser
  • “Outstanding Business Professional Award” in 2001 from the Texas Forest Service, the Texas Urban Forestry Council and the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture – Steve Houser
  • “Community Forestry Award-Arboricultural Project Award / Dealy Plaza Treenewal” in 2000 from the Texas Forest Service, the Texas Urban Forestry Council and the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture- Kevin Bassett
  • “Outstanding Professional Award of Merit” in 2000 from the Texas Forest Service, the Texas Urban Forestry Council and the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture – Steve Houser
  • Past Presidents of the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture – Kevin Bassett & Russell Peters
  • “Arborist of the Year” in 1994 from the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture – Kevin Bassett
  • “Tree Preservation Award” in 1996 from the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture – Steve Houser
  • Past President of the Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council and the local chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISAT) – Russell Peters
  • Past Chairman of the Texas Tree Climbing Championship – Kevin Bassett