Certified Arborist Dedicated To Safe Reliable Service

Fort Walton Beach, FL


About Backridge Tree Service, Inc.

Backridge Tree Service Inc. is a specialty tree company serving residential, commercial and municipal customers in the Florida panhandle. The company was founded in 1998.

We concentrate on tree pruning and trimming, preservation, and tree removal. We do not apply pesticides, and we leave lawn work, landscape construction and irrigation work to others. Arborist on Staff

Arborist on Staff

We presently have two full time ISA Certified Arborists on staff.

  • Rob Calley #FL-6001A and Travis Morales #FL-6263A are ISA Certified Arborists.
  • All of our tree pruning and tree removal jobs are supervised by our professional arborists.

Rob Calley

Rob Calley has owned and operated Backridge Tree Service since 1998. He graduated from The University of Kansas with a bachelors degree in environmental studies in 1993, and has since made the gulf coast his home. His college education, a certified arborist credential and his practical experience as an Oregon timber cutter and tree climber, make him a well rounded, educated professional.

Travis Morales

Travis Morales is a young energetic arborist who joined our team in the fall of 2012. One of the most technical climbers in the area, he brings new perspectives and techniques to our climbing program. He has competed in the tree climbing championships which gave him an opportunity to compete against the best in the country. Travis is an arborist with unlimited potential and we are extremely glad to have him on board.


Teaching Arboriculture

Certified Arborists Rob Calley and Travis Morales teach high school students about arboriculture.