Manager of the Public Works Dept. – Street Forestry (Bio) – City of Dallas

Biography of the manager, Kristoffer Rasmussen for Street Forestry which is part of the Public Works Dept. of the City of Dallas.

While growing up in Wisconsin, Kristoffer worked on his family tree farm, harvesting lumber for the paper mills.  In the late 80’s he moved to Texas where he met his wife, Lisa. They raised and homeschooled 7 amazing children in Azle, TX.

He worked in the Arboriculture industry, both private and municipal sectors for the past 18 years, Kristoffer became an ISA Certified Arborist and a Certified Tree care Safety Professional.

His passion for trees and the safety of those who care for them inspired him to write, and his articles have been published in the Tree Care Industry Magazine. As an approved instructor for TCIA’s tree care academy programs, Kristoffer passes his love of trees down to the current and next generation of arborist.

Kristoffer’s tree care philosophy can be summed up in the statement, “If all trees on earth disappeared mankind would cease to exist, if all mankind disappeared trees would flourish.”