Updated: November 11, 2022
By Andrew Kling

Natural Area Management Services Directory:
alphabetical listing

Please note that the mention of, the visual representation, or the referred reference to a service or organization in this directory does not imply endorsement by the author or any of the partners. The exclusion does not imply a negative evaluation. Descriptions are provided by the supplier, and not verified or monitored by the University of Maryland Extension.

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A&A Tree Experts, Inc. logo

A&A Tree Experts, Inc.
7081 Milford Industrial Road, Pikesville, MD 21208

Contact: Rich Anacker | Phone: 410-486-4561 |  
Email: info@aatreeexperts.com Web: www.aatreeexperts.com
County: Baltimore

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Chosen tree management
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Insect or disease management
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Small woodlot tree harvesting
  • Other (Forestry mowing/mulching)

Serving:

  • Anne Arundel County
  • Baltimore City
  • Baltimore County
  • Carroll County
  • Frederick County
  • Harford County

Company description:
"Full service tree company offering a wide range of residential, commercial, and forestry services. Family owned business established 1948. Serving Baltimore and surrounding counties."

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Backyard Bounty
6960 Burkittsville Road, Middletown, MD 21769

Contact: Kris Colby | Phone: 240-676-8223 |  
Email: kris@backyardbounty.net Web: www.backyardbounty.net
County: Frederick

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Establishing/maintaining wildlife habitat
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadows
  • Other (stormwater management)

Company description:
"We are a woman-owned landscape design/build/maintain firm that specializes in native plants, habitat creation, stormwater management and ecological design. Founded in 2008, we currently have 30+ experts on staff servicing the DC area."

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Conservation Services, Inc.
1620 N. Delphine Ave., Waynesboro, VA 22980

Contact: Rodney Nice | Phone: 540-941-0067 |  
Email: trees@conservationservicesinc.com Web: www.conservationservicesinc.com
County: Waynesboro City (Virginia)

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadows

Serving:

  • Maryland (all)
  • Virginia (all)
  • Pennsylvania (all)
  • Delaware (all)
  • Washington DC

Company description:
"We provide turn-key project management/construction for reforestation, buffer plantings, and more. We specialize in hardwood tree and shrub establishment with a team of foresters, conservation technicians, and wildlife professionals. Established 2001."

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Davey Tree Expert Company
12721 Ocean Gateway, Cordova, MD 21625

Contact: Robert Dallmann | Phone: 410-822-3220 |  
Email: chesapeake2@davey.com  | Web: www.davey.com
County: Talbot

Services:

  • Chosen tree management
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Insect or disease management
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadows
  • Small woodlot tree harvesting

Company description:
"Davey is the nation's largest and oldest tree care firm, operating since 1880 and employee owned since 1979. We provide proven solutions for a growing world through scientific foundations that work with nature. We care for trees of all sizes across all facets of arboriculture from the soil to the canopy. There are several offices across Maryland. The Chesapeake Office territory spans from the Eastern Shore to 495, from Tilghman Island to Chestertown, and from Ellicott City to Fort Washington."

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Dyson Forestry
P.O. Box 1, Great Mills, MD 20650

Contact: Carl Dyson | Phone: 301-481-9880 |  
Email: cdyson@vt.edu  | Web: www.DysonForestry.com
County: St. Mary's

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Chosen tree management
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Insect or disease management
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadows

Company description:
"Forester and Arborist serving southern Maryland."

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Forester Landscape Studio LLC

516 Tennis Ave, Ambler, PA 19002

Contact: Jesse Forrester | Phone: 267-847-1726 |  
Email: jforrester@forresterlandscapestudio.com | Web: forresterlandscapestudio.com/
County: Montgomery (Pennsylvania)

Services:

  • Other (Site evaluation and planting design services)

Company description:
"Small business providing assistance with site evaluation, visualization and plant selection. Can prepare plans for contractors to bid or for DIY installations."

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Frederick Landscaping, Inc.

9702 B McKinstry Mill Rd, New Windsor, MD 21776

Contact: Jacob Morrow | Phone: 301-865-5656 |  
Email: info@fredericklandscaping.net | Web: www.fredericklandscaping.org/
County: Carroll

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadows
  • Other (Drainage solutions)

Serving:

  • Frederick County
  • Washington County
  • Northern Howard County
  • Damascus MD area of Montgomery County
  • Carroll County
  • Southern York and Adams (PA) counties

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Howard EcoWorks, Inc.
9770 Patuxent Woods Dr. STE 309, Columbia MD 21046

Contact: Lori Lilly | Phone: 443-518-7665
Email: llilly@howardecoworks.org  | Web: https://www.howardecoworks.org/
County: Howard

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadows
  • Other (Converting wood waste to biochar)

Company description:
"Howard EcoWorks is a nonprofit organization that empowers communities and diverse workforces to respect and restore our natural systems for future generations. We engage and educate the community about environmental sustainability and restoration, while creating pathways to green jobs through our workforce development programs. In operation since 2017, staff are certified as Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals (CBLPs) and crew receive associate CBLP certificates. Our design, installation and maintenance expertise is in stormwater management, native landscapes and invasive species management."

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PDK Horticultural Phragmites & Invasive Plant Control
301 Hope Road, Centreville, MD 21617

Contact: Patrick D. Kelly; Horticulturist and Principal | Phone: 443-262-2079  
Email: pkelly.licensetokill@yahoo.comWeb: https://pdkhorticultural.comhttps://www.facebook.com/PDKHorticulturalLLC
County: Queen Anne's

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadow
  • Other (IPM consultation; synthetic/organic herbicide application)

Company description: "PDK Horticultural LLC was founded in 2010 to bring professional and progressive specialized Chesapeake Bay-centric invasive plant control and conservation services to the average homeowner and small property/waterfront owner. The Principal is: A University of Maryland BS degree Professional Horticulturist graduating with Honors and a Master's-level conducted, authored and published research paper; Retired Municipal Horticulturist experienced in property management, IPM Plan development and organic/synthetic herbicide application, nuisance and invasive plant control; An experienced 42 year plantsman in the Horticulture, native plant production and Conservation fields; Business insured and Maryland Licensed/Certified in herbicide application for upland landscape/woodland/meadow, noxious weed, aquatic wetland and marine environments. As a small and limited-client base business, PDK provides custom personalized and detail-oriented expertise currently across five (5) Maryland counties throughout the Maryland Tidewater region. One-time, short-term or long-term maintenance contracts or non-binding service agreements are available."

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Pinehurst Landscape Company logo

Pinehurst Landscape Co.
4809 Long Green Rd, Glen Arm, MD 21057

Contact: Kate Towne | Phone: 410-592-6766  
Email: kate@pinehurstlandscape.com  | Web: www.PinehurstLandscape.com
County: Baltimore

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Chosen tree management
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadow

Serving:

  • Anne Arundel County
  • Baltimore City
  • Baltimore County
  • Harford County
  • Howard County

Company description: "Family-owned business since 1964. Our staff members are MD Certified Horticulturalists and 1 MD Tree Expert. We have decades of experience in invasive management, reforestation work, stream restoration, and horticulture management best practices. Annual maintenance contracts are available. Check out our website at www.PinehurstLandscape.com for more information."

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Poplar Hill Horticultural Services

14320 Poplar Hill Road, Germantown, MD 20874

Contact: Carol Allen | Phone: 240-994-5043 |
Email: carolallen@erols.com 
County: Montgomery

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Chosen tree management
  • Tree planting
  • Insect or disease management
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics

Company description: "Poplar Hill Horticultural Services is a woman owned business since 1992. As an ISA certified arborist, I provide services in Integrated Pest Management, tree risk assessment, creation of wildlife habitat and invasive species control. Woodlots can be aesthetically enhanced providing privacy as well as increased biodiversity."

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Potts Consulting
P.O. Box 30038, Bethesda, MD 20824

Contact: Dennis | Phone: 301-654-9222  
Email: dennis@pottsconsulting.biz

County: Montgomery

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Insect or disease management
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics

Company description: "Potts Consulting is a firm that has been in business since 2006. We specialize in providing advice for managing woodland areas from the perspectives of best management practices and budgeting for such practices on an annual basis. As Principal of the firm, I am a licensed horticulturalist in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. I am also a certified horticulturalist for sustainable landscapes in the State of Pennsylvania and a licensed tree expert in the State of Maryland."

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Sav A Tree
14628 Southlawn Ln, Rockville, MD 20850

Contact: Joshua Franz | Phone: 301-545-1712 
Email: jfranz@savatree.com | Web: www.Savatree.com

County: Montgomery

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Chosen tree management
  • Insect or disease management
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics

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Sustainable Solutions, LLC
4419 Kearneysville Pike, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Contact: James R. Remuzzi | Phone: 855-478-7824  
Email: james@sustainablesolutionsllc.net | Web: sustainablesolutionsllc.net

County: Jefferson (West Virginia)

Services:

  • Invasive plant and vine control
  • Chosen tree management
  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Insect or disease management
  • Establishing/managing wildlife habitat
  • Trail construction/maintenance
  • Enhancing privacy & aesthetics
  • Converting lawn to wildflower & pollinator meadows
  • Firewood cutting
  • Small woodlot tree harvesting
  • Other (Prescribed fire planning, permitting, and implementation; forest restoration services including small diameter thinning, forestry mulching, and single tree selection)

Company description: "Incorporated in 2002, Sustainable Solutions, LLC is a leading natural resource planning and management company based in Shepherdstown, WV working across the Mid Atlantic. We provide natural resource inventory, mapping, monitoring, and planning services and have highly trained crews that can implement a range of services from tree planting, to forest restorations to prescribed fire. We have licensed foresters and certified applicators on staff and adhere to NWCG standards for our prescribed fire operations."

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Terra Green independent Consulting Arborists
5402 Fremont St., Springfield, VA  MD 22151

Contact: Jerry Dieruf | Phone: 703-354-0351
Email: jdieruf@terragreenonline.com | Web: http://Terragreenonline.com

County: Fairfax (Virginia)

Services:

  • Chosen tree management
  • Tree planting
  • Insect or disease management
  • Other: Risk assessments; Expert witness

Company description: "Terra Green Environmental Services is a tree management system that focuses on communicating the technical tree information to tree managers and stewards. Terra Green Environmental Services is focused on digital arboriculture; remote plant identification, normalization of plant phenology, and digital plant health care. Terra Green Independent Consulting Arborists is a tree information company focuses on four areas of service: Expert Witness for Arboricultural and Horticultural issues. Expert for Arboricultural, Property Management issues, focusing with homeowner associations. Arboricultural Consultant for residential property management issues. Consulting Municipal Arborist for tree issues in municipalities. Terra Green’s arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture and registered consulting arborists by the American Society of Consulting Arborists. Our Arborists have the highest level of technical and horticultural skills in the industry, making them the preferred choice as authoritative experts."

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Tree Talk Natives LLC

11900 Hawkes Road, Clarksburg, MD 20871

Contact: Jennifer Anderson | Phone: 703-401-1949 |
Email: jennifer_anderson@verizon.net  | Web: treetalknatives.com
County: Montgomery

Services:

  • Other (Native tree nursery)

Company description: "We are a native tree and shrub nursery offering trees and shrubs native to the Mid-Atlantic. We also carry native perennials and offer on-site consultations. See our website for more information and availability."

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Tupelo Beech Conservation Solutions, LLC

1981 Dennings Road, New Windsor, MD 21776

Contact: David Plummer | Phone: 443-340-4865 |
Email: tupelobeechcs@aol.com  | Web: 
County: Carroll

Services:

  • Riparian buffer planting/maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Other (Forest Stewardship Planning)

Company description: "Consulting Forestry practice since 2002, specializing in Forest Stewardship Planning, reforestation projects, FCA survival certifications, and woodland assessments. Principal owner is a Licensed Forester and ISA Certified Arborist. Providing services throughout Maryland."

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