About Us

Who We Are

We are a family owned and operated business with over 50 years of combined experience. Originally based out of Denver, Colorado, Robert McCurdy, president, was certified, licensed and tested by Ray Howl, Denver City Forester, then tested & approved as a professional line clearer by O.S.H.A.
Moving to the warmer climate of Tucson in 1986, Robert, together with his sons, have served business and residential customers in the area with professionalism & proficiency in all phases of tree care.

Owners Robert & Kelly McCurdy
Operating Arapahoe Tree Surgeons for over 40 years!

What's Important to Us


Mastering the skills of an arborist requires decades of experience, staying on top of the latest advancements in the industry, and applying this knowledge in the field. Our crew members are highly proficient & knowledgeable in the areas of:

  • Stump Removal
  • Stump Grinding
  • Tree Planting
  • Tree Staking
  • Tree Trimming
  • Tree Pinning
  • Anchoring
  • Limb Support
  • Arborjet Injection
  • Feeding
  • Mulching

Arapahoe Tree Service has successfully handled conditions in:

  • Precarious tree removal during & after the Aspen Fire
  • Beetle kill Pine removal over cabins & in power – Chiricahua Mountains
  • Emergency Removals & Tree Anchoring after Monsoon storms in Tucson


  • TCIA Member (The Tree Care Industry Association)
  • ISA (International Society of Arboriculture)
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Arizona Community Tree Council
  • Southern Arizona Arborist Group

Best Equipment and Materials

To give our customers the best results, it's important that we invest in the best equipment and materials.

  • Aerial forestry equipment
  • Chippers
  • Stump grinders
  • Crane loader
  • Mini steer with attachments
  • Dump Trucks

Fully Licensed & Insured

Our liability insurance protects your business or home against potential injury and property damage, as well work-related risks to our crew.

  • LICENSE NO: 0097957
  • $2,000,000 aggregate insurance

Inquiring about license and insurance is one of the most important questions to ask before hiring a tree care service. Ask us for proof!

Professional and licensed tree care companies put in the extra work to provide quality service. Proficiency in areas such as safe equipment use, maneuvering around overhead power lines or underground utilities, and cautious tree climbing is critical. We undergo daily job & equipment review processes to assure a safety first environment.

The Community is Important To Us

Aborists come together to support the National Memorial Cemetary of AZ
Doubling as a Firefighter

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