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Our certifications

After a 9 month application process our application for participation in the Minnesota Small Business Procurement Program as both a Woman Owned Small Business and a Tree Care Company has been approved. We are the only Woman Owned Tree Care Company & the only Small Business Tree Care Company certified to do business with the State of Minnesota.

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Minnesota Small Business Procurement Program

The Office of State Procurement determined that Melissa, owner of Alliance Tree Care Inc., was owned and operated as a woman owned small business.  Thus allowing Alliance Tree Care Inc., to be registered to take on tree industry projects within the State of MN.  Melissa DBA Alliance Tree Care Inc., is the only woman owned Tree Care Company with this accreditation within the State of Minnesota. Absolutely one of the certifications to be very proud of!

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International Society of Female Professionals

The International Society of Female Professionals is an organization dedicated to connecting, supporting, empowering, and advancing like minded professional women.  Among all the certifications, this is a very important one and Melissa has a lifelong membership, and has been an active  member since 2020. 


Women Owned Small Business Certification

We also have a WOSB Women Owned Small Business certification = WBENC which is the national council that awarded us that certification.  

Our Memberships

ISA International Society of Arboriculture Membership
ISA International Society of Arboriculture

The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a worldwide professional organization dedicated to fostering a greater appreciation for trees and to promoting research, technology, and the professional practice of arboriculture.  ISA promotes higher standards for us all to adhere to.   

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MSA Minnesota Society of Arboriculture

The Minnesota Society of Arboriculture (MSA) is a leader in community forestry throughout our state.  Our mission is to foster a passionate and professional community for those who care for trees within the State of Minnesota.  Through education we advance the practice, science & technology of tree care.  

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TCIA Tree Care Industry Association

Tree Care Industry Association develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice and management information for tree and landscape firms around the world.  They provide education, training, conferences and publications to promote the safe and appropriate practice of tree care.  

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Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Tree Care Registry

All Minnesota Tree Care Companies must register with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture – Tree Care Registry.  This allows us to function along the guidelines of not only the State of Minnesota Forestry Division, but also the Department of Agriculture.  Our safe practices are what ensures the health of our land for generations to come.  

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Society of Commercial Arboriculture

The Society of Commercial Arboriculture (SCA) members are concerned with establishing and sustaining long-range programs such and management, business trends, certification, legal issues, safety standards, compliance, equipment evaluation, job costing and tree evaluation.  We stay connected on a global level with other Tree Care Company owners to discuss the pros and cons within our industry and our personal businesses.  

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Society of Municipal Arborists

The Society of Municipal Arborist (SMA) is an organization dedicated to maximizing efforts in the management and maintenance of trees in urban area.  The core values and mission is to make sure we successfully assist urban forestry for the betterment of our inner cities and it’s inhabitants.