About us

Our mission



Our mission is to provide professional and appropriate  tree care for land owners with a focus on preserving a legacy of healthy and mature  trees. We prioritize safety, best management practices, and clear communication from the start to the finish of every job.

A focus on long term tree health and safety is always the best approach to tree care. By educating our clients on proper tree care  techniques such as deep watering, soil aeration, soil fertility management, and mulching, a holistic system can be established to assure  the longevity of our natural heritage.

Ross Lee


 Ross Lee is an ISA Certified Arborist (license number WE-10348-B). He studied microbiology at  Humboldt State and has been caring for trees since 2007. Ross is always happy to share his knowledge and educate our clients on proper tree care techniques. Ross is the business owner, salesman, and job foreman, so give us a call and you'll be seeing a lot of him!


Frequently Asked Questions

Who will work on my property?


The only people who will work on your property are American River Tree employees. Our team members have experience and are fully covered by applicable insurance and workman's compensation, and we will all be familiar with your landscape needs. 

Are you insured and licensed?


This should be a primary concern for all homeowners-- you need to protect your home and yourself. We have all necessary licenses, and we carry insurance for all of our projects. Our contractor's license number is 998054 and insurance certificates can be provided upon request.

What kind of tree services do you provide?


 Our services include maintenance and safety pruning, removal of hazardous or unwanted trees, diagnosing plant health issues, tree selection and planting, and care of  fruit trees.