About David Merriman

David Merriman
  • David Merriman is a leading Colorado arborist and operates ArborScape.  He began work at the age of 10 with his father in Colorado, and now has more than 30 years of hands-on experience. He has studied horticulture at the University of Wyoming, Tarrant County Junior College and Front Range Community College. Merriman specializes in common Colorado tree species such as ash and pine trees and his main area of research is the sub-field of urban arboriculture. He is one of six Colorado (as of 2018) Registered Consulting Arborists with the American Society of Consulting Arborists and is a past board member of the Rocky Mountain ISA.
  • Dedicated: David is passionate about helping other arborists and is generous in sharing the lessons he’s learned.
  • Teacher: Partnered  with Jefferson County Work Force Center in 2008 to train arborists and horticultural professionals.
  • Mentor: Devotes time to sharing his trade with at-risk youth to help create avenues for their contribution to their communities.