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    Provide professional forensic analysis and policy review concerning tree appraisals and tree-related fatality and injury cases.

    Tree Risk Assessments

    Conduct risk analysis on public or private trees using current industry standards in risk assessments.



    Conduct all aspects of urban forestry management to achieve desired project outcomes.

Welcome to Natural Path Urban Forestry

Under Mark Duntemann’s stewardship, the company focuses on nurturing creative thought and implementing progressive urban forestry programs for a wide range of community sizes. NPFC provides a variety of services that encourage the proactive management of urban vegetation.


An Assessment of Emerald Ash Borer Management Choices in the Chicago Metro Area, ISA Annual Conference, August, 2014.


An Evaluation of Ordinal Tree Risk Rating Systems.


Completed an inventory of the City’s 14,000 street trees and developing urban forestry management strategies.


Tree Risk Assessment Qualification, Edwardsville, Illinois September, 2014