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A streamlined solution for your vegetation management program

Take control with GSI Forester. Easily plan, execute and manage all aspects of your Utility Vegetation Management (UVM) program with a straightforward, configurable software solution that resides in the cloud, making it simple to update and allowing for robust reporting and invoicing.

Welcome to
GSI Forester


Utility Vegetation Management
Digitized Information

Eliminate slow-moving and hard-to-manage paper trails.

Reports & Reminders

Your data, easy to find and available to those who need it.

Quick Setup

Configured in a few days to meet your needs.


Connect with your enterprise systems.

Customer reviews


GSI's Forester software suite was instrumental in bringing the administrative side of our Forestry program into the 21st century. Using Forester across multiple devices and platforms eliminated unnecessary paperwork and redundant data entry. Forester provided an elegant mobile work management solution for our contractor crews and brought all of our work planning, invoicing, and vegetation management reporting together into one accessible module.
Forestry Supervisor
Investor-Owned Electric and Natural Gas Utility


vegetation management

Cloud-Based Architecture
GSI Forester is hosted on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform for quick and easy updating and access to your data. Keeping your GSI Forester version up to date allows your group to use new features as soon as they are released.
Fully Integrated
Forester features ESRI integration through our company partnership and is available for iOS and Android devices and desktop computers.
Map-based application
Eliminate the need for paper maps and tickets. GSI Forester integrates with your GIS to visualize your facilities on desktop computers in the office and on mobile devices in the field, allowing for simple, straightforward creation and planning of UVM work.
Manage your work schedule
Electronically assign work to field crews and manage your next trim cycle. Quickly generate work plans and year-end reports. Allows for field planning and management of utility arborist duties across multiple vendors and individuals, limiting the number of trips into the office to obtain work or to connect to networks – saving time and money and contributing to a safer work environment.
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Access Your


Own Your Data
With GSI Forester software, you own your data. You have access to all the information in the database, which can easily be tracked and managed in the web portal.
Role-based Access
Vegetation managers and executives have ready access to the data at any point, whether through the powerful site search function, customized reports or dashboards. Role-based access limits information available to users.
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Operational within days
GSI works with your team to configure the software to meet your needs. Within a few days, your team can be out in the field collecting data and utilizing the software.
Designed to meet your needs
You won’t have to change your program to fit our software. Instead, GSI Forester supports and works with your existing processes and workflows.
Easily configured
GSI will set up the solution with all the attributes and configurations unique to your UVM program. In addition, our GSI team will help train your staff, implement your Forester software and provide continuing support to your company to help you get the most out of our tools.
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GSI builds connections with your enterprise systems


Your GIS facility data is accessible in Forester as either a shared mobile map package (.mmpk) for offline field use or as an online published web map

Work Management

Utility work and asset management systems such as IBM Maximo, Oracle EAM, SAP EAM, and others

Customer Information

Incorporate customer data from utility customer information systems

Outage ManAgement

Integrate outage data from internal outage management systems

invoicing systems

Connect to your utility's accounts payable system seamlessly

advanced analytics

GSI partners with several digital firms to incorporate your LiDAR and satellite analytics into Forester

Vegetation Management

By understanding the daily issues faced by UVM professionals, GSI crafted Forester into a premier resource to assist utilities of any size in improving their internal processes and reliability.


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