About NEI


Nyssa Ecological, Inc. (NEI) is a precision consulting and climbing arboriculture firm in Gainesville, Florida.  We provide the highest level of tree care in North Florida.

NEI also provides related ecological services, including invasive plant control in large natural areas, chainsaw milling of large logs into live edge slabs, and technical rope access for wildlife projects.  All NEI projects may be paired with data-driven options to assist managers of trees and natural areas in their decision making.

Jonathan Colburn, M.Sc., founder, and CEO of NEI, is directly involved with each operation.  Jonathan is certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), and additionally holds the ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification.   He previously worked in renewable energy consulting, ecological data science, and invasive plant control prior to founding NEI in July of 2013.

ISA Certified Arborist On Staff

ISA Certified Arborist On Staff

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