Baum Professional Tree Care is a family owned and operated tree service in Center Wellington since 2009.  We specialize in tree climbing which allows us to work on your tree with less impact to your yard from heavy equipment. We occasionally use an aerial lift if needed.



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Phil Guenter is owner and lead climber of Baum Tree Care. He graduated from Humber College in the Arboriculture Apprenticeship program and from Sir Sanford Fleming College as a Forestry Technician. He has been an arborist for over 15 years and is extremely passionate about trees and their conservation.


He is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Ontario Chapter. He volunteers his time with various tree stewardship groups in Center Wellington such as  Neighbourwoods on the Grand & Communitrees.

During the slow winter season he works as a climbing tech for the Humber Arboriculture Program sharing his years of experience with up and coming tree climbers.


Phil Holds The Following Certifications:

  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
  • Ontario Certified Arborist
  • Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist Evaluator
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR
  • Emergency Readiness/High Angle Rescue
  • Tree Dynamics & Integrated Risk Assessment
  • Technical Tree Falling & Cutting
  • Arborist Technical Rigging

Serena Guenter graduated as an Environmental Technician from Sir Sandford Fleming and has over a decade of experience working in the environmental and arboriculture industries. Her passion is educating clients and the public on the importance of trees in our landscape and working with community groups to increase the urban tree canopy and diversity within it. She works behind the scene in the office to make sure that things run smoothly but does enjoys working in the field when time allows.

Toby Guenter is currently enrolled in the Arboriculture Apprenticeship program at Humber College. He is also Phil`s younger brother.

Before becoming an arborist he worked as a mechanic and when he is not climbing trees he is working on his small scale farm.


Baum Tree Care carries two million dollar liability insurance and all of our employees are protected by WSIB. We are committed to providing a safe and reliable service to our customers and the community. We are also dedicated to providing the most up to date practices in the tree care industry and are continually upgrading our knowledge through various courses and workshops.