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The Care of Trees is an award-winning, client-focused tree preservation firm that specializes in organic and environmentally sustaining tree care. The Care of Trees is the national leader in tree preservation solutions on land development sites. It is one of the largest and fastest growing employee-owned arboricultural firms in the nation, serving residential, commercial, institutional and governmental landscapes. The company has more than 350 employees and serves more than 60,000 clients.

Our business is people and their love for trees.®
It’s not just our slogan, it’s the way of life at The Care of Trees. From the first call in to our offices to completion of a client’s job and beyond, our focus is our clients and their trees. We know that our clients’ trees are investments for the future, so we keep them informed every step of the way and place the needs of the client and their trees first.

Originally called Hendricksen Tree Experts, the organization began as a partnership between John and Bob Hendricksen in 1964. Since then, we have expanded from our headquarters in Wheeling, Illinois to over 15 locations serving the metropolitan areas of Chicago, Connecticut, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

The Care of Trees Mission
To provide quality arboriculture to our clients in a manner that instills pride in our employees, our clients, and our industry. We are committed to growth so that we may attract and retain outstanding employees. Our mission is accomplished by remaining true to our values and performance. Relentless communication with our clients and employees allows this all to happen.

We are a corporate member of the American Horticulture Society and a multi-year honor roll member of Companies That Care.

Our involvement with these leading industry associations allows The Care of Trees to be at the forefront of tree care technology, safety and ethical best practices.