University of Massachusetts Amherst
B.S., Biology, Tree Community Ecology2008
156: How to Build a Career Around a Love of Trees and Nature w/ Matthew Barker, Arborist [Main T4C episode]
Arborist Matthew Barker puts his expertise and passion into practice in his position as an arborist for the city of Alexandria, Virginia. His days include examining trees and assessing their health and well being, as well as planning strategic tree plantings that maximize the human health and wellness benefits of..
“All the work that all the arborists do across the country and the world, they help trees live healthy lives that also impart benefits to everybody else around them, so it’s quite a noble endeavor as well.”
Best Career Advice
“Never stop pushing. Never stop advancing your career. Never stop looking for opportunities that are out there.”
Trees, Sustainability, Tree Planting