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Lumberjack turns North Vancouver family’s beloved tree into a bear

  • December 16, 2016

Well done Nick! Nick works with Burley Boys Tree Service, and turned a family's hazardous tree into a beautiful piece of art! As seen in the North Shore News:  Lumberjack turns North Vancouver family's beloved tree into a bear 100-foot cedar had to come down, but homeowners left with something 'magical' ANDY PREST / NORTH SHORE NEWS DECEMBER 16, 2016 04:41 PM PreviousNext Lumberjack and chainsaw artist Nick Hall spies the hidden fox in a bear sculpture he carved for a North Vancouver family as a way to honour a beloved tree. photo Cindy Goodman, North Shore News Be careful North Vancouver residents – a family in town is keeping a…

Burley Boys Christmas Tree Chip-Up

  • December 1, 2016

Burley Boys Tree Service has had a busy 2016 and we want to give back. This year we are honoured to offer a Christmas Tree Chip Up with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the BC Children's Hospital. We have a number of employees with young families and could think of no better place to donate our services to. We will be offering a drop-off chipping service at our shop location, as well as, pick-up service (by advance request) to residents on the North Shore. Suggested donations are $5 for drop-off and $25 for pick-up. Thank you for your support to a cause dear to our hearts! WHEN DROP OFF – 10am-2pm, Saturday, January 7th, 2017…

Burley Boys on Globe & Mail discussing trees failing during the heavy rain & high winds

  • August 29, 2015

During wind storm this summer, Erik spoke with the Globe & Mail , discussing the impact foliage had on trees failing during the heavy rain & high winds. Environment Canada warns more bad weather coming to Metro Vancouver MARK HUME VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 5:00PM EDT Last updated Friday, Sep. 04, 2015 4:26PM EDT A fierce wind storm swept through southern British Columbia on the weekend, toppling trees, knocking down power lines, badly injuring one woman and leaving about 500,000 BC Hydro customers without power overnight. Although the worst appeared over by Sunday, Environment Canada warned that heavy rains were coming over the next 48 hours,…

North Vancouver lumberjack champ is all Hart

  • June 9, 2015

North Shore News Our boy Stirling is making it big! Read a feature story all about his Championship winning skills in Timbersports in a recent North Shore News  : North Vancouver lumberjack champ is all Hart Stirling Hart shares the secrets of his world-record-setting success as well as the source of his wicked scar NORTH SHORE NEWS JUNE 9, 2015 04:33 PM PreviousNext North Vancouver resident Stirling Hart fires up the chainsaw during a recent Stihl Timbersports event. The 26-year-old set three speed climbing world records by his early 20s before moving over to Timbersports where he won last year’s Canadian Championship. photo supplied Canadian champion lumberjack Stirling Hart can’t remember…

ACE-IT: Teens building for the future

  • June 7, 2015

Burley Boys is proud to have supplied wood for students enrolled in a new trades program at West Vancouver Secondary. You can read all about the ACE-IT carpentry program at North Shore News . ACE-IT: Teens building for the future Popular trades training credit course equips students with more than carpentry skills ROSALIND DUANE / NORTH SHORE NEWS JUNE 7, 2015 01:00 AM PreviousNext Instructor Greg Cormier uses an Alaskan sawmill (chainsaw and guide) with student Caelan Drayar. Photo Mike Wakefield The low buzz of a saw in motion cuts loudly through a smattering of portables as pockets of teens stream between the buildings. Not paying any attention to the noise,…

City of Vancouver’s New Tree Bylaw

  • April 21, 2014

Burley Boys spoke with CBC Radio on April 21, 2014, to discuss the impact the chages to the City of Vancouver's tree bylaw will have for homeowners. His segment begins at 2:19:45.

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It’s time to talk about backyard tree pruning

  • March 25, 2014

Sean, long time Burley Boys part-Owner & Arborist, was recently interviewed in the North Shore News to talk tree pruning. The article is definitely worth a read, with Sean providing a wealth of information about proper pruning & tree health. It's time to talk about backyard tree pruning ROSALIND DUANE / NORTH SHORE NEWS MARCH 25, 2014 04:50 PM PreviousNext Arborist Sean Wightman, of Burley Boys Tree Service works on some local foliage. Photo Mike Wakefield If you’re wondering if your backyard tree is healthy, you might want to cast a glance in the direction of your neighbour’s yard. Comparing the canopy colour of nearby trees could help highlight problems…

Wind Safety Tips for Trees

  • September 27, 2011

Burley Boys spoke with CBC Radio on September 27th, 2011, to discuss readying your trees for stormy weather.