Meet the Author,
Richard C. Murray

Richard Murray

Richard Murray's career in tree care has spanned 45 years. He owned and operated Shannon Tree and Landscaping for 35 years. Tree preservation, custom ornamental pruning and residential consultation projects have been his special focus throughout the years.

Richard Murray was born in Springfield, Illinois, and lived for many years in New England. He currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland with his wife, Sharon. Richard's career in Arboriculture was initiated by a lifelong interest in ecology. He is an active gardener and musician.

Richard believes everyone has the opportunity to take an active role in caring for our environment. Simply walking in the woods or around your neighborhood can provide a sense of nature.