Ken Fosty is a Certified Manitoba Arborist with over 30 years of professional experience in the forestry field. He has extensive experience in residential tree care, urban forestry and woodlot management. He comes from a farming background and manages his own woodlot in southeast Manitoba. He uses his woodlot as his hands-on laboratory to grow Christmas trees, produce firewood, cultivate trees and shrubs, produce Manitoba maple syrup and grow nutritious organic mushrooms. Ken has been working with Tree Canada since its inception and has been involved in many tree planting initiatives.