About Ironwood

Founded in 2016 by Alexander Martin, Ironwood Urban Forestry Consulting Inc. is a research and consulting firm practicing in Canada. Ironwood offers services to private and government clients, including corporations, development projects, municipalities, and other arboriculture companies.

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About Alexander Martin

Alexander Martin, Director of Ironwood Urban Forestry Consulting Inc., is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Board Certified Master Arborist (PR-5346B), ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor, Tree Care Industry Association Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP), and trained in integrated pest management and pesticide application.


His research focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion through urban forest management and communication. His research and consulting has influences best practices in arboriculture and urban forest management, including in the commercial and utilities sectors.

He has been recognized internationally for his service to the arboriculture community during the COVID-19 pandemic in writing the first recommended practices document for the industry's response to COVID-19. In 2021, he was awarded the International Society of Arboriculture's Millard F. Blair Award for Exceptional Contribution to Practical Arboriculture.

Conferences and Research

As an International Society of Arboriculture Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA), Alexander Martin is distinguished as one of the world's highest certified arborist. 


Alexander Martin has presented at regional, national, and international conferences on arboriculture and urban forestry topics. His research and writing includes safe work practices, conservation ethics, and the merger of urban forestry with anthropology. 

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Alexander Martin


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