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Billy  Cook

Billy Cook

Chief Arborist, Fort Worth Branch Manager, Registered Consulting Arborist®

  • American Society of Consulting Arborists - RCA #608
  • ISA Certified Arborist TX-1151A
  • Texas Oak Wilt Certified - 0016
  • Qualified Tree Risk Assessor

Billy is a Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 1997. He received his BS from Texas A&M in Urban Forestry, May 1998. Billy started with Preservation Tree directly out of college in 1998. Ever since have taken great pride in helping residential and commercial clients with the best of tree care practices. He specializes in the care of sick trees. ISA certified arborist TX-1151, since 98. Billy was the first in the first group of Arborists to be Texas Oak Wilt Certified, TOWC - 0016 ASCA - American Society of Consulting Arborists, Consulting Academy graduate in '99. He also served multiple terms on the board of directors for the Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council.

Services: Contract Preparation and Supervision, Diagnosis of Tree and Landscape Problems, Expert Witness and Litigation, Forensic Investigations, Insect and Disease Identification and Management, Plant Health Care Programs, Training and Education, Tree, Landscape, and Nursery Appraisals, Tree Management for Arboreta, Golf Courses, and Nurseries, Tree Planting Programs, Tree Plant Inventories, Tree Protection for Construction Projects, Tree Risk Assessments and Surveys


Micah Pace

Micah Pace

Registered Consulting Arborist®

  • American Society of Consulting Arborists - RCA #607
  • ISA Certified Arborist TX-3752
  • Professional Urban Forester
  • Qualified Tree Risk Assessor

He comes to Preservation with a wealth of urban forestry and arboricultural knowledge and experience. He served as the Dallas Regional Urban Forester with the Texas Forest Service since 2009. He worked for the State of Florida Forest Service for 6 years prior to moving to Dallas where he served as the South Florida Cooperative Forestry Assistance Coordinator. Micah holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Natural Resource Management from The Ohio State University and a Master’s of Science in Forestry from the University of Maine. Micah also worked for the Peace Corps in Ecuador, South America after college. 

Services: Contract Preparation and Supervision, Diagnosis of Tree and Landscape Problems, Insect and Disease Identification and Management, Municipal Ordinance Development, Plant Health Care Programs, Training and Education, Tree Plant Inventories, Tree Protection for Construction Projects, Tree Risk Assessments and Surveys


Daniel Cottier

Daniel Cottier

Registered Consulting Arborist®

  • Registered Consulting Arborist - 530
  • Board Certified Master Arborist - RM-7158BUTML
  • Texas Oak Wilt Certified - 0227
  • ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
  • Certified Treecare Safety Professional
  • Member - ASCA, ISA, ISA-TX, SMA, SCA, UAA, & AREA

Daniel grew up in northeastern Texas and worked in the the Green Industry before moving to the Front Range of Colorado in 2005 where he acquired a degree in Horticulture and a decade of field experience in commercial, municipal, and utility arboriculture. After earning several certifications, qualifications, and licenses within the tree care industry, he returned to North Central Texas in July of 2015 where he is studying business management and travels whenever possible with his family. Daniel’s pragmatic approach to applying available research and technology is how he works with his clients to transform their trees from potential liabilities into growing assets.

Services: Diagnosis of Tree and Landscape Problems, Expert Witness and Litigation, Forensic Investigations, Insect and Disease Identification and Management, Plant Health Care Programs, Training and Education, Tree, Landscape, and Nursery Appraisals, Tree Management for Arboreta, Golf Courses, and Nurseries, Tree Planting Programs, Tree Plant Inventories, Tree Protection for Construction Projects, Tree Risk Assessments and Surveys