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Planting New Trees

Membership Plants the Seed Of Professional Growth

Joining the St. Louis Arborist Association connects you to other professionals in the industry and provides many opportunities for companies to increase their visibility to consumers and further promote their business. The Association offers the following membership levels:

  • Active

  • Probationary Active

  • Contributing

  • Associate

  • Municipal

  • Student

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Membership Benefits

Joining the Association offers valuable networking opportunities; meet others in the industry and gain important connections. The Association provides members with marketing materials to elevate trust and authenticity, increase visibility, and showcase their credentials and professional affiliation with the Association.

Membership benefits include:

A digital membership badge to post on a company website and social media pages 

Invitations to professional development events and seminars

News and insight about the industry

Opportunities to participate in volunteer events to further increase visibility

Calendar access that offers details about continuing education classes

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Choose Your Membership Level

Industry professionals, companies who supply materials to the industry, arborists working for municipalities, and students all can join the St. Louis Arborist Association. Learn more about each membership level.

  • Company Registration

    Every year
    Register your tree care business to get listed in the Directory, training, and industry resources.
  • Active Member

    Every year
    Individual Membership for regular members. Includes voting power and can hold elected office.
  • Municipal

    Every year
    Individual Membership for arborist employed by an entity NOT providing services for profit.
  • Student

    Every year
    Individual Membership for students with a valid student school ID.
  • Corporate Partners

    Every year
    Corporate membership for suppliers and service providers in the tree care industry.

Select the membership that better fits you

Active Member

Active members must work in the arboral industry. In addition, active members must maintain active insurance coverage (specifics related to coverage amounts are explained in the application).

Nonverified Active Members

Individuals who were approved for membership become Probationary Active Members. This membership period remains until a review by the Association’s Ethics Committee has been completed.

Contributing Member

Contributing members are professionals and companies who supply arborists with industry-related materials. Specifics related to this membership are noted in the application.

Associate Member

Individuals who are interested in the arborist industry and field also can join the Association. These members do not have to include the same documentation or meet the same requirements as Active members.

Municipal Membership

Many municipalities include a designated professional to maintain trees and landscaping. Municipal employees who hold positions related to arboriculture can join the Association as Municipal Members.

Student Member

Students studying horticulture, arboriculture, landscaping, or another related field are invited to join the Association as a Student Member. Learn about the industry, meet others in the profession, and expand your knowledge.

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