Our Story

Over the Years

Utility Truck

1996 • Our first Utility Truck

N.R. Tree Service Crew

2000 • Our first truck; a Jonsered crane mounted on an FL 70.

NR Tree first loader

2000 • Our first job with the new loader.

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1987-88

Owner Greg Bonnes starts his journey with Tree Trimming.

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1989

NR Tree Service Established

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1989

First Brush Chipper

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1990

Purchased our First Chip Truck

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1996

Purchased our First Utility Truck

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1997

Trish Bonnes joins NR Tree Service

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1998

Tom Martin joins NR Tree Service

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1999

Purchased first Stump Cutter & Brush Chipper

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2000

Purchased Our First Truck

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2003

Purchased Skid Steer

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2006

Custom built one of the first remote control bucket truck

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2013

New Chipper Truck

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May 2016

Jackson Bonnes joins NR Tree Service

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March 2020

Ellefant joins the fleet

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August 2022

TreeZilla joins the fleet

Tree Trimming

1987-88 • Greg Bonnes Learns Tree Trimming

Brush Chipper

1989 • Our first brush chipper. Still chopping brush at New Richmond Golf Course at 6000hrs.

Chip Truck

1998 • Our second Chipper Truck

Revolutionizing the Industry

We take tree care and removal seriously. N.R. Tree Service aims to revolutionize the tree industry by employing new technology and techniques that provide our customers and employees with a safer, cleaner and quieter job site.

Revolutionizing the Industry

Best pricing, relaible service and safety is our goal. We take tree care and removal seriously. N.R. Tree Service aims to revolutionize the tree industry by employing new technology and techniques that provide our customers and employees with a safer, cleaner and quieter job site.

↑  Ellefant

Ellefant

• The safest, fastest, most cost effective, tree cutting and removal system.
• Ours is the only Jonsered 1188S in North America.
• It’s the fastest crane in the world and has the fastest cutting head in North America.

September 2016

Jackson Bonnes cuts a tree remotely.

N.R. Tree Service Crew

April 2018

A concept is born and a partnership with Timberland Truck Sales begins.

N.R. Tree Service Crew

March 2018

Manifestation of design and specs realized for the first time.

N.R. Tree Service Crew

November 2019

Greg Bonnes with the Ellefant builder,  Jack Lippet. Pittsburg Tree Care Industry Association show.

NR Tree's Ellefant

November 2019

Greg Bonnes’ first time in Ellefant at the TCIA show.

N.R. Tree Service Crew

August 2020

Jackson Bonnes operate Ellefant for the first time.

N.R. Tree Service Crew

Sept 2020

NR Tree Service staff and employees with Ellefant.

NR Tree Service staff and employees

 

Jack Lippett and his crew at Timberland Trucks with Greg and Jackson Bonnes of NR Tree Service.

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N.R. Tree Service Crew

Inspiration & Mentors

We couldn’t have done it without you.

Inspiration & Mentors

We couldn’t have done it without you.

Tammy Powers (of Powers Financial)

The Devoted Champion

George Cody
Karl and Steve Skolglund

Neighbor & Mentor

Mark Zubay

Tree Climbing Mentor

Tom Johnson

New Richmond Golf Course • Trimming Teacher

Bill and Rita Lawson

Mentors and Business Incubators

John Mlaker

Associate & Utility Truck Wizard

T N’ T Metals

Fab shop that has always had our back

Jack Lippett • Timberland Trucks

Like Minded Partner & Mentor