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Joseph (“Joe”) Murray

Tree Literacy, LLC

8703 Muddy Run Road,  Williamsville, Virginia   24487

(540) 430-1405 (cell)        (540) 925-2341 (home/office)


Joe’s educational background includes the completion of a Masters of Science in Plant Pathology from Virginia Tech, Masters in Teaching from the University of Richmond, and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Radford University. Joe is an ISA certified arborist, certified utility arborist, and a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification instructor. Joe, a former college biology professor, is a trainer for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture, independent consulting arborist, and a writer. When Joe is not hiking or participating in research projects in the Blue Ridge Mountains, he morphs into a tree biology educator, traveling around the United States teaching and learning about trees and people.