ISA Southern Chapter
     
 

Need to apply for CEU's? Click here - complete the application and send it back in with a copy an agenda for the event. Fax to (336) 789-0202 or e-mail to dcarter@isasouthern.org.

Upcoming Workshops and Meetings

Alabama | Arkansas | Georgia | Louisiana | Mississippi | North Carolina |
South Carolina
| Tennessee | Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

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offered by ISA International

Webinars

Event outside of the Chapter

For CEU information contact the Southern Chapter office at (888) 339-8733
or
Click Here for Public CEU Events held outside of the Southern Chapter

Use the following abbreviations for the number of CEU's available at the events listed below:

Certified Arborist - CA ~ Utility Specialist - U ~ Municipal Specialist - M ~ Certified Tree Worker - TW

Board Certified Master Arborist
Science - Bs ~ Practice - Bp ~ Management - Bm

* NOTE: Not all events listed are sponsored or co-sponsored by ISA Southern Chapter and the Chapter is not responsible for those events.


Alabama

June 1, 2017 - The city of Montgomery will host a "Tree Pruning Workshop" in Montgomery Alabama. This workshop covers pruning basics, correct pruning cuts, tools, etc. Contact Russell Stringer at (334) 625-2740 for more information. (CA/TW/U/Bp 1.0 hrs.)

Arkansas

 

Georgia

June 1, 2017 - Training by Willie Chance will present "Pest Manager Training," at the Byron Municipal Complex Conference Center (401 Main Street, Byron, GA). Click here or contact Willie Chance (478) 972-9981 for more information. (CA/M 5.0 hrs., Bm 4.0 hrs., Bp 1.0 hrs.)

July 11, 2017 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts a Bi-Monthly training moved to N. Fulton Gov’t Annex, Sandy Springs, GA
Co-hosted by Fulton Extension, speaker Kim Coder, UGA Warnell, “Tree Biology - how trees function and how they grow! Click here is find out more information.

August 24, 2017 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Summer Symposium: Messing with Mother Nature: Using Amendments,
Regulators and Pesticides Responsibly, Mableton, GA, Cobb County. Click here is find out more information.

September 12, 2017 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Bi-Monthly training, DeKalb Extension location
Jule Lynne Macie, UGA Extension, “Insect Pest Update” Click here is find out more information.

September 16, 2017 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Marietta National Cemetery – Saluting Branches
Day of Community Service & Comradery! Click here is find out more information.

October 10, 2017 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Electrical Safety, EHAP, TBD. Click here is find out more information.

November 14, 2017 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Bi-Monthly Training, DeKalb Extension Training Center
Zac Perry, Davey Tree, “Job Site First Aid & CPR Tips”. Click here is find out more information.

December 14, 2017 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts GAA Winter Symposium & Awards, location TBA
Speaker confirmed, Randal Stamen, nationally known lawyer, speaker and arborist will share “Arboriculture & the Law, actual cases and their results” Knowledge that can keep
you and your company out of extra financial risk. Also maybe a panel of insurance experts?. Click here is find out more information.

March 13, 2018 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Odis Sisk, Global Tree, Climber & Equipment Safety Presentation. Click here is find out more information.

July 10, 2018 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Rick Barnes, Downey Tree, Tree ID for Beginners & Advanced. Click here is find out more information.

Louisiana


Mississippi

 

North Carolina

June 1, 2017 - The North Carolina Vegetation Managment Association will host the "2017 North Carolina Vegetation Management Association Field Day," at the Biltmore Estates (0ne North Pack Square, Asheville, NC). Contact Bonnie Holloman at (818) 607- 1370 for more information. (CA/U 3.5 hrs., TW 2.0 hrs., M/Bpm 1.5 hrs., Bs .5 hrs.)

June 7, 2017 - Duke University will host the "Duke University Tree Management Program," in Durham, NC. On the agenda: Tree management plan, Wood use guidelines, Tree campus SA award, Overall summary to date. Contact Andrew Currin at (919) 660-4295 for more information. (CA/M/Bm 1.0 hrs.)

June 20-22, 2017 - ISA Southern Chapter will host a "Tree Risk Assessment Qualification in Durham, NC (721 Foster St., Durham, NC). The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity. The course includes Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, and Risk Reporting. The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified. The qualification consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a ½ day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification. By applying to participate in a TRAQ event, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions, and policies outlined in the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Application Guide. Please review this document before applying for an event. Click here for more information, or for registration questions email qual@isa-arbor.com or call +1 217.355.9411

July 14, 2017 - The NC Cooperative Extension will host "Emerging Tree Pests in Western NC," in Asheville, NC. Dr. Gretchen Pettis will be speaking on new and emerging insect pest in urban and forest trees. Her focus will be on the identification, control, and management of these pests to include issues related to Emerald Ash Borer that tends to be of concern by many arborist in this area as well as commercial landscapers and foresters. Contact Cliff Ruth at (828) 255-5522 for more information. (CA/M 2.0 hrs., TW/Bsm 1.0 hrs.)

July 24, 2017 - Professional Grounds Management Society will present the "Benefits of Plant Growth Regulators," at the Bartlett Research Facility in Charlotte, NC. Reducing the amount of top growth a plant puts on in a season can be beneficial from an aesthetic and pruning labor standpoint. Modern growth regulators offer a host of secondary health benefits that improve a plant's chances of surviving in our urbanized ecosystems. By the end of this talk attendees should have a better understanding of how plant growth regulators work, and their application in the landscape. Contact Stephanie Dodd at (443) 966-3852 for more information. (CA/U/M 1.0 hrs., Bsm .5 hrs.)

July 25, 2017 - Professional Grounds Management Society will host a "Tour of Bartlett Research Facility" at the Bartlett Research Facility in Charlotte NC. Attendees are broken up into four smaller groups to discuss topics: Preparing root balls for planting, Insect, Tree inventories, and a tour of our tree and shrub garden/border. Contact Stephanie Dodd at (443) 966-3852 for more information. (CA/TW/M 2.5 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs., Bpm .75 hrs.)

 

Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands

 


South Carolina

May 25, 2017 - Trees SC & the ISA Southern Chapter will host an "Aerial Rescue Training Course," at the Irmo Municipal Building (7300 Woodrew Street, Irmo, SC). This hands-on course will be led by North American Training Solutions, an expert in the field of arboriculture practices. The course is designed to teach work positioning and rescue techniques used among arborists and other high-angle workers while responding to emergency situations. All levels of climbers and aerial rescuers, experienced and non-experienced, looking to increase their technical knowledge and skills as it relates to access, positioning, climbing and rescue systems are encouraged to attend. Participants are required to bring personal protection equipment and their regular climbing gear. The course is limited to 15 participants. Click here or contace Karen Hauck at (843) 814-4620 for more information.

Tennessee

 

Outside of the Chapter

 

Webinar

 

Arborist Certification Exams

Note: Registration for all exams must be received at the ISA International Office in Champaign at least 12 business days before the scheduled exam. Instructions and applications are available online through the ISA web site. Send your applications in early!

Click here for a listing of exam dates and locations.

Tree Worker Certification

Note: Registration for Tree Worker exams is handled the same as the Arborist Certification Exam registration. All applications must be received at the ISA International Office in Champaign at least 12 business days before the scheduled exam.

 

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