Wes Kocher, Arborist Representative at Bartlett Tree Experts, works out of our Pisgah Forest, NC office.
More about Wes Kocher
Wes Kocher has been an arborist for more than a decade, with a passion for trees that began as a teenager managing his family’s forested land. After graduating from Indiana University with a Masters’ degree in natural resource management and sustainable development, he began work at the International Society of Arboriculture international headquarters. In this position he developed educational programs and content to help arborists around the world improve their knowledge of arboriculture. Wes also played a central role in creating the internationally-recognized ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ). Today, he wears many hats at the Pisgah Forest office, including a Certified Arborist Representative, Plant Health Care Specialist, and tree risk assessor. Wes’ areas of expertise are tree risk assessment and improving soils to promote healthier trees, and is proud to share his knowledge and experience with his coworkers, clients, and friends.