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Jason Miesbauer

Jason "Jake" Miesbauer is an Arboriculture Researcher at The Morton Arboretum. His research focuses on factors that predispose trees to storm damage and cultural practices to reduce susceptibility to storm damage. Jake earned his Ph.D. from the University of Florida and his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, majoring in Urban Forestry and Business Administration. Jake is an ISA Certified Arborist with several years’ experience in the tree care industry as a practicing arborist. He actively engages in outreach to the tree care industry and has presented on topics that include: tree biomechanics, restoration of storm damaged trees, proper tree pruning methods, tree planting and stabilization, and safety in arboriculture