Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements hires arborologist

Alison Herrell will help provide education and training to staff and clients.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.– Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements has hired Alison Herrell as the new arborologist based out of Chicago.  Herrell's role as an arborologist is to help tree care and landscape companies by:


  • Providing training and education for Rainbow clients on their integrated pest management and plant health care programs.
  • Training production crews on application techniques for improved efficiency.
  • Providing technical, product, and equipment support.
  • Assisting in research and development of new innovative products and equipment.


Prior to joining Rainbow, Herrell spent six years with a tree care company in Illinois as a technician and sales arborist. She likes to be involved and make a difference in the green industry. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Valparaiso University along with a Masters in Environmental Science from Indiana University of Public and Environmental Affairs.

“I’m most excited for the opportunity to expand my knowledge of plant healthcare, be a part of something bigger within the industry that develops solutions to save trees, and to bring a fresh perspective to my clients and team," she says.