Thanks Butch! This place is a part of my everyday life. I feel very privileged and thankful that I can come and be amongst some of the most respected and successful Arborists in the world..... It sure has taken my knowledge and abilities as a climber to an awesome level!
The TH has came a long way for sure . By far the very best with regards to a the actual working of the trees and other arborists type things . There is a good mix of both true professionals as well as non pro types and it gives a good mix of things world wide .
Of course the non tree related stuff is interesting also makes for a good read .
Regarding certain sponsers on one praticular other forum ,it comes as no surprise why they may only use that site for a year or less . The structure of which is used to determine sponsership fees is shall we say misleading regarding the pay involved or so I've been told by several reliable sources .
I would imagine those which did or do provide advertising dollars most likely don't feel the cost involved is justified by the amount charged for the ads .
It's kind of amusing though because most likely the best advertising comes from these sites by peoples testimonials of actually doing business with a said suppliers .