Other terms used in this field are tree trimmer, tree surgeon, tree climber, tree clipper, tree pruner, etc. A certified arborist is all of those things and more, but a tree trimmer is not an arborist. Being a true arborist requires the appropriate education.
An arborist studies arboriculture. What is arboriculture? It's a field of study in cultivating and managing individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. The practice of arboriculture is executing these practices to maintain the proper care of trees by se...
, tree trimming
, tree pruning