Hiring the right company to prune, remove or preserve your trees and shrubs or to improve your landscape with new plantings is crucial.
You can trust our team of experienced professionals.


Pete Childs | President, Principal Consultant

Pete Childs, Consulting Arborist has been running the company since 1999 and working full time in arboriculture since 1990.

B.S.  Arboriculture / Urban Forestry - University of Massachusetts, Amherst 1990, Cum Laude
Massachusetts Certified Arborist #1624
ASCA Member (American Society of Consulting Arborists)
ISA TRAQ Certified
MA Pesticide Applicator, Lic. #20995
Mauget Licensed Applicator  #90-0559


Shauna Childs | Office Manager

Shauna Childs has been co-owner of Childs Arborists with Peter since 1999.

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Scott Stark | Senior Arborist, Main Foreman, TCIA Aerial Lift Specialist

Scott Stark has been with Childs Arborists since 2002. Scott recently passed the Umass Green School short course program with the concentration in Arboriculture.


Ground Crew

Pictured L to R are: Scott Stark, Main Foreman, Brycson Devine, Climber / Foreman, John MacPhee, Plant Health Care Technician and Doug Duarte, Arborist.