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Welcome to Porterfield Stump & Tree. We are a fully licensed and insured team of professionals that provide high quality and safe tree removal, trimming, stump removal, health checkups, evaluation and a variety of other services for both commercial and residential applications.

about-picMatt Porterfield, Owner, has dedicated his life to Trees. His vision is not just a removal of a tree, but re-plantation of new trees. Tree care is in his and his staff’s blood. For more than 10 years, Matt and his team of professionals have been removing, replanting and doing everything they can to protect you, your home and family from old, damaged trees and safely removing them with no harm to the environment.

Here at Porterfield Stump & Tree, we have 3 primary codes we stand by:


Safety is not just a word, with Porterfield Stump & Tree, it is a way of life. Everything from harnesses to helmets, we make sure that not only our professionals are safe, but your home and family as well. Tree removal is a dangerous business and it takes years or professional training and safety training to make sure that all parties are safe and there will be no harm to the surrounding environment.


We have an outstanding reputation for providing top notch services to Northeast Georgia for over 10 years. No job is too large or too small and we have served hundreds of clients in Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Greensboro/Lake Oconee, Augusta, and surrounding communities.

Our reputation is only as strong as customers say it is. For the last 10+ years we have done everything we can to make sure that our customers stay safe, happy and well satisfied till the JOB IS DONE! Next to safety, customer support and service is a major priority for Matt and the Staff. Our range of tree services being brought to you include:

  • Complete Tree Removal
  • Tree Pruning
  • Hazardous Tree Removal
  • Stump Removal
  • Large Tree Removal
  • Storm Damage
  • Tree Trimming
  • Insurance Work
  • 24 Hour Emergency Tree Service
  • Tree Cabling & Bracing
  • Firewood
  • Tree Planting
  • Lot & View Clearing
  • Tree Evaluations


We only have one planet and trees are an essential resource to this planet. We use trees daily for oxygen consumption, to make our homes beautiful and for firewood to keep us warm. An Athens tree removal company, Augusta tree service company or my hometown of Watkinsville tree service area strives to give back to the community. We give back to the community by giving mulch to our local parks and tree logs to local saw mills to use as lumber. Planting new trees is also a joy for Matt and his crew. In many cases when doing tree removal we strive to take what we get from that tree, then put it to other beneficial uses. Thank you for considering us to be YOUR tree service experts!