Phoenix Tree Care
(formerly Wood-Gaines Tree Service)

Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill, Woodbridge, Muskoka
Tel: 416.936.5755


Andrew Wood-Gaines, Certified Arborist, B. Sc. F.


Graduated in Forestry from University of Toronto in 1979. Spent two years working for the Forest Service in British Columbia. He came back to Toronto and initiated the tree service as a summer job.

Became involved with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) in 1984. Chairman of the Commercial Arborists (ISA) in 1989 and lead a steering committee to reduce the Worker Compensation Rates.

He has taught Arborists at Humber College, Toronto, at Niagara College in St. Catherines, and at Cuyamaca College in San Diego, California.

Continuing education in the Arboriculture field is important. He attended the Academy held by the American Society of Consulting Arborists. Attends the annual Professional Tree Care seminar each August in San Diego.