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Arborlogic Consulting Arborists
Helping People Make Informed Decisions About Trees

Arborlogic is an independent consulting firm that specializes in consulting homeowners, developers, designers, property managers and government entities about trees.
Arborlogic is committed to professional, knowledgeable, state of the art consulting in all aspects of tree assessment while providing clients with prompt service and customer satisfaction at a competitive price.
We serve the San Francisco Bay Area, California and have served Northern California with over 20 years of arboricultural experience.

List of Services
Helping People Make Informed Decisions About Trees

Services Include:
  • Tree Protection Plans & Report that includes construction guidelines, tree inventories, tree preservation plans, and construction recommendations.
  • Vegetation Management Plans to access fire risk.
  • Expert Witness services that include verbal assessments, case resolution strategies, declarations, depositions,  arbitration, and trial testimony for neighbor disputes, trip and fall claims due to root damage, unlawful removal or view pruning of trees,  etc.
  • Tree Damage/Loss Appraisals for assessing tree loss due to fire, storms, landslides, root damage, vehicle damage, vandalism, poisoning, disease, improper pruning or unapproved tree removal.
  • Tree Hazard Assessments for homeowners, neighbor trees, and government entities
  • Tree Management that includes inventories, budget forecasts, and management specifications for private estates, homeowners associations, property management companies, commercial property and government land. 
  • Dispute Resolution that includes reports and/or expert witness testimony for mediation, arbitration and court trials.
  • Home Tree Inspection of all trees, landscape plants, irrigation, and turf on your property.
  • Tree Operations Training of operations workers, foremen, supervisors, and sales staff in areas that include varied sales techniques, operations management, safety compliance, species specific pruning, and large tree removal and rigging.
  • Pest and Disease Diagnosis with specific recommendations.
  • Trip and Fall Due To Tree Roots - Assessing and Reducing Tree-Related Risks for People

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Helping People Make Informed Decisions About Trees

James Lascot(pronounced las-co)
is the founder/owner of Arborlogic Consulting Arborists and an arborist with over 40 years experience throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. He has personally climbed tens of thousands of trees and managed hundreds of thousands of trees either as a crew foreman, estimator, maintenance manager, or chief of operations for trees services throughout Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist -  WE 2110
  • American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) Arboricultural Consulting Academy Graduate(Class of 1997).
Mr. Lascot has consulting, teaching and practical experience in the following areas of arboriculture:

He has a talent for Presentations to government planning departments, homeowners associations, horticulture and gardening associations, and the general public.
He has expertise in Construction and Development around existing trees that includes familiarity with current state and local regulations/ordinances. Creating detailed tree inventories in various computer formats. Providing design, demolition, grading, and construction specifications.
He has experience in developing Tree Management Plans for commercial properties, property management companies, homeowners associations, and residential properties that include budget forecasting, individually assessed tree inventories, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), maintenance specifications, scheduling, bid specifications, and contractor evaluations.
He has provided monetary values for the Appraisal/Loss of trees in property loss cases due to fire, storm damage, collapse, unauthorized tree removal/damage, and sudden death from pests or disease.
James has assisted many clients in Neighbor Disputes either as an advisory or expert witness in mediation, arbitration, and court trials. He has also served as mediating arborist and provided peer review for government agencies.
His vast practical experience and problem solving approach provides his clients with informative options under any type of circumstances.
Other Interests:
Music, political science, information systems, philosophy, and physics. His hobbies include sailing, rock climbing, deep-sea fishing, water sports, skating, and cycling.

James Reed
James is an Associate Consulting Arborist with Arborlogic, has over 12 years of arboricultural experience, is an ISA Certified Arborist, and has much experience training tree climbing throughout the world.

  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist - WE 10237A (expired).
  • Project Manager. Expert tree worker, crew and equipment manager.

Contact Us
Helping People Make Informed Decisions About Trees
415.753.5022 Voice
415.276.6347 Facsimile
Email: jlascot@arborlogic.com
836 Southampton Road
Suite B177
Benica, CA 94510