David Hucker Consulting

Highly skilled arborist with thirty-eight years of experience in the diagnosis and evaluation of trees and woody plants.  Possesses keen ability to assess longevity, potential risk and monetary value of trees. 

Specializes in hazard recognition and assessment, as well as tree and landscape appraisal. Provides investigation, documentation, formal report writing, oral presentations, education and training.

With twenty five years in the practice and management of a highly respected tree maintenance firm in Philadelphia, Mr. Hucker is intimately familiar with all aspects of tree preservation along with client and employee management requirements.  This experience includes contracts, duty of care, employee safety and all applicable state and federal requirements.  Employee and client management requires an in-depth understanding of OSHA, ANSI, and other industry standards.

While Mr. Hucker has broad industry understanding, his consulting work typically involves risk assessment, failure analysis and the estimation of the monetary worth of established trees.  Typical questions asked of Mr. Hucker by professional audiences include; “why did the tree fail,” “who, if anyone, should have known that the tree was going to fail” and “what is the monetary worth of the tree that fell.”

Services Include:

  • Tree Appraisal, Calculated for Cost or Value
  • Risk Assessment, Review and Prioritizing
  • Utility and Right-of-Way Standards of Care
  • Failure Analysis, Documentation and Reporting
  • Education. Presentations to Regional and National Audiences


Contact David Hucker Consulting

J. David Hucker, RCA
2225 White Horse Road
Berwyn, Pennsylvania  19312
Phone: 610-251-2200


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Pennsylvania

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