Certified Arborists & Staff of Four Seasons Tree Care
“ALWAYS STRIVING TO BE THE BEST IN ALL ENDEAVOURS AND GROWING TO SHARE THIS SPIRIT WITH OUR CLIENTS AND ASSOCIATES IN TREE CARE AND TREE SERVICE”
At Four Seasons Tree Care we have created a culture of Safety that we are very proud of our certified arborists and staff. When everyone on your team is committed to caring for each other it extends to caring about our clients and the public that we encounter every day. Our clients know that when they have any one of our Certified Arborists on their property, they are receiving the highest level of care and respect offered in the industry. “Not Only Do We Care For Your Trees & Shrubs, We Care About People!”
Linda Hawkins, Arborist
Linda has been an Arborist since 1984. Her experience has been obtained in both the municipal and commercial sectors and includes all aspects of tree and plant health care. Her experience has provided a solid background in providing knowledgeable recommendations to our clients. Linda is a generous volunteer within the industry and recently was presented with the International Society of Arboriculture Ontario Chapter, (ISAO) “Outstanding Volunteer Award”, She is a past president for the ISAO and has helped to organize many conferences and educational workshops. She has participated as a judge at local tree climbing championships and serves on the editorial committee for the Ontario Arborist magazine. Linda regularly assists the Ontario Commercial Arborist Association‘s annual plant health care workshop. During the winter months, Linda enjoys teaching and is part of a team at Humber College that teaches apprentices in our industry. Recently, Linda has taken on the task of introducing Arboriculture to the 2nd year Horticulture students at Durham College. Linda is a Certified Arborist and a Certified Tree Risk Assessor. Both of these designations require constant upgrading and renewal of knowledge in the industry allowing Linda to remain current for the benefit of our clientele. When time permits and she is not working hard within our industry, Linda keeps active with her other passions, sailing, swimming, golf and skiing.
Glenn Faulkner, Arborist
Glenn Faulkner is one of Four Seasons Tree Care’s long standing specialists with over 15 year on staff. He has an additional 6 years of experience in the landscaping and lawn care field. Glenn is head of Four Seasons Tree Care’s Plant Health Care Program, he is a Certified Arborist with the Ministry of Training Colleges & Universities, he holds his Landscape Exterminator Licence and a diploma from Seneca College in Parks and Recreation. To further his knowledge and industry skills, he has participated in many educational workshops and seminars through The International Society of Arboriculture, The Ontario Commercial Arborist Association, Landscape Ontario and internal staff training. Glenn is a religious man with a beautiful wife (of 15 years) and father of 3 amazing kids. He loves to spend time with his family whenever possible. He enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, sports and ……………….more camping.
Shane Lund, Arborist
Shane Lund has over 16 years experience in the industry and started working with Four Seasons Tree Care while still going to high school. Shane works alongside his family in building a very successful and safety aware Arboriculture Company that has been in operation for over 33 years. Shane is an International Society of Aboriculture Certified Arborist, ISA Certified Tree Climber, Qualified Arborist through MTCU and an ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessor. Shane stays current with the latest research, education and technology as our company believes it is a key element to providing superior services for people that want the best for their trees. Shane is a very accomplished Arborist who serves on the “Arborist Safe Work Practices” committee. During the winter months Shane teaches climbing and rigging within the Humber College Arboriculture program. To further his knowledge and industry skills, he has participated in many educational workshops and seminars through The International Society of Arboriculture, The Ontario Commercial Arborist Association, Landscape Ontario and internal staff training. Shane is a family man who enjoys spending time with his new born son. Other hobbies include Golf and Hockey.
Paul Leslie, Arborist
Paul Leslie is a very dedicated and hard working Arborist that has been with Four Seasons Tree Care for over 7 years. He is a Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist with the International Society of Arboriculture and a graduate of Fleming College in Urban Forestry. Paul is also a graduate from Georgian College for Carpentry. To continue advancement within the industry, Paul participates in many training modules through The International Society of Arboriculture, Ontario Commercial Arborist Association, Landscape Ontario and internal staff training. As a newly married man Paul enjoys spending quality time with his lovely wife and their energetic dog. Paul is also very passionate about the outdoors and takes pleasure in fishing, hunting, boating and snowmobiling. His positive attitude, strong work ethics, engaging sense of humour and extraordinary leadership skills are captivating and highly respected by the Four Season team.
Stefan Korte, Tree Worker Climber Specialist
Stefan Korte is a Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist with the International Society of Arboriculture (I.S.A.) that has been part of the Four Seasons Tree Care team for over 2 years. Stefan graduated from Sir Sandford Fleming College with an Environmental Technology Diploma, an Arboriculture Certificate and an Urban Forestry Certificate. In 2013 Stefan won the Fleming College Tree Climbing Competition and in 2014 & 2015 he competed in the ISA Ontario Tree Climbing Competition. Stefan recently took on the role of the Four Seasons Tree Care Employee Health & Safety Representative introducing continuous training experiences for our staff and himself. Hunting, fishing, snowboarding, boating and playing hockey are Stefan’s most favorite activities to engage in during his spare time.
Brennan Rollins, Arborist
Brennan is a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture and holds a Ontario Landscape Pesticide Exterminator License. With over 9 years in the industry Brennan is a very valued part of our Plant Health Care team. His insightfulness and razor sharp memory are superior. To further his knowledge and industry skills, he has participated in many educational workshops and seminars through The International Society of Arboriculture, The Ontario Commercial Arborist Association, Landscape Ontario and internal staff training. He is a dedicated family man with a wonderful wife, 2 very energetic daughters and a 3rd child on the way. Most spare time is focused on adventures with his family;but, occasionally he will indulge in some other interests such as sports, reading, hunting and Nascar racing.
Matt Brence, Arborist
Matt graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honors Bachelor of Science. He continued his education at Sir Sandford Fleming College where he received a diploma in Arboriculture. In 2012 Matt joined the Four Seasons Tree Care team. Matt is a very dedicated and attentive Arborist that is always looking to expand his knowledge. His co-workers relish his congenial nature and enthusiastic attitude. In 2014 Matt added a Certified Tree Work Climber Specialist with The International Society of Arboriculture to his credentials. In his spare time Matt likes to embrace many outdoor activities like fishing, camping, hunting and dirt biking. When he finally heads indoors you will probably find him cooking up a feast in the kitchen.