Backyard Birds

Master Arborist, Ralph Ramsaur



When you begin the conversation around nature and wildlife, trees certainly rise to the top of the list of subjects. That’s why this week, The Backyard Naturalists decided to give Ralph Ramsaur a call, and start talking trees.

Ralph is an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist and currently serves as the Town of Matthews, NC Landscape Manager and Town Arborist. He’s also the staff liaison on the Town’s Appearance and Tree Advisory Committee and in his free time, maintains the Town’s “Tree City USA” program, which has been in place for over 21 years.

In this first of two episodes with Ralph, Debbie and Laurie frame the conversation around his experience, credentials, favorite (and not so favorite) trees and where and when to start the planting process.

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