Classes and workshops are sorted by the states and territories covered in the Southern Chapter. NOTE: Not all events listed are sponsored or co-sponsored by ISA Southern Chapter and the Chapter is not responsible for those events.

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

Download and complete the application.  Send the completed form with a copy of the agenda for the event by fax (336) 789-0202 or by e-mail to dcarter@isasouthern.org.

 

Alabama

October 9, 2018 - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host "SmartMap," in Belle Mina, AL.  This workshop is related to the Tree, People and Ecology Domain.  SmartMap is a hands-on introductory workshop providing training in the use of smart-devices and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) to collect imagery, draw, and interpret georeferenced data to develop maps for improved forest management.  Contact Beau Brodbeck at (251) 259-6507 for more information.  (CA/U/M 6.0 hrs., Bp 3.0 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

October 10 - 12, 2018 - The Alabama Urban Forestry Association will host the “2018 Alabama Urban Forestry Association Annual Conference,” SpringHill Suites Downtown (745 Constellation Place Drive SW, Huntsville, AL). Click here or contact Colin Conner at (205) 739-7141 for more information. (Thurs. Oct. 11 Morning CA/M/Bs 3.0 hrs.)(Thurs. Oct. 11 Afternoon Commercial CA/M 3.0 hrs., Bspm 1.0 hrs.)(Thurs Oct. 11 Afternoon Utility CA/U 3.0 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., Bp 1.0 hrs.)(Fri. Oct. 12 Morning CA/Bp 3.5 hrs., M 2.5 hrs., TW 2.0 hrs., U 1.0 hrs.)

 

Arkansas

 

Georgia

October 5, 2018 - University of Georgia will host "Invasive Species and the Urban Landscape," at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (2356 Rainwater Road, Tifton, GA).  Contact Elizabeth Moss at (229) 386-3057 for more information. (CA/M 3.5 hrs., Bm 1.5 hrs., Bs 1.25 hrs., Bp .75 hrs.)

October 18, 2018 - The West Georgia Green Association will host the “Pine & Ambrosia Beetles in the Landscape,” at the Hunter Park, Ike Owens Community Center (8830 Gurley Road, Douglasville, GA). Click here or contact Kevin Livingston at (770) 920-7225 for more information. (CA/M 1.0 hrs., Bsm .5 hrs.)

October 23, 2018 - Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council will host the "Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council 2018 Annual Conference," at the State Botanical Gardens (2450 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA).  Click here or contact Timothy Daly at (678) 377-4011 for more information.  (CA 4.25 hrs., M 4.0 hrs., Bsm 2.0 hrs., Bp .25 hrs.)

October 23 & 24, 2018 - EUCI will host a “Vegetation Management Best Practices,” at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta (265 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta). Click here or contact Amber Berg at (303) 770-8800 for more information. (Tues. Oct. 23 CA/U 6.5 hrs., Bm 4.5 hrs., TW 2.0 hrs., Bsp 1.0 hrs.)(Wed. Oct. 24 CA/U 3.5 hrs., Bm 1.5 hrs., Bsp 1.0 hrs.)

November 2, 2018 - Training by Willie Chance, LLC. will present a “Pest Manager Training,” at Coastal Pines Technical College, (3700 Clynco Pkwy, Brunswick, GA). Click here or contact Willie Chance at (478) 972-9981 for more information. (CA/M 4.0 hrs., TW/U 3.0 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., Bsp 1.0 hrs.)

November 14 - 15, 2018 - The Georgia Urban Forest Council will host the "Georgia Urban Forest Council's 28th Annual Conference," at the Jekyll Island Club Resort in Jekyll Island, GA.  Click here or contact Mary Lynne Beckley at (470) 210-5900 for more information. (November 14 UPTO CA/M 5.0 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bs 2.0 hrs.)(November 15 UPTO CA/M 5.0 hrs., Bm 3.5 hrs., Bs 1.5 hrs., U 1.0 hrs.)

Louisiana 

October 19, 2018 - Louisiana State University will present “Plant Health Care,” at the Red River Research Station (262 Research Station Driver, Bossier City, LA). Contact Hallie Dozier at (225) 578-7219 for more information. (CA/M 5.75 hrs., Bs 4.75 hrs., Bm 1.0 hrs.)

November 2, 2018 - Louisiana State University will present “Plant Health Care,” at the Red River Research Station (262 Research Station Driver, Bossier City, LA). Contact Hallie Dozier at (225) 578-7219 for more information. (CA/M 5.75 hrs., Bs 4.75 hrs., Bm 1.0 hrs.)

Mississippi

October 3, 2018 - Vermeer MidSouth, Safety Training Institute, and Sherrill Tree will offer an "Aerial lift and rescue training seminar," at Hinds Community College, Landscape Management Technology Building (1190 Seven Springs Rd. Raymond, MS).  Contact Lisa Tribble at (501) 503-5300 for more information.

North Carolina

October 11, 2018 - Watauga Cooperative Extension will host “Proper & Safe Techniques for Tree Pruning & Removal/Using Plant Growth Regulators in the Landscape,” at the Watauga County Cooperative Extension Conference Center (252 Poplar Grove Rd, Boone). Contact Paige Patterson at (828) 264-3061 for more information. (CA/TW/U/M 3.0 hrs., Bp 2.0 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

October 17, 2018 - Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements will host a “Tree & Shrub Care Day,” at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens Visitors Center (6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC). Contact Dallas Drazan at (952) 252-0599 for more information. (CA/M 5.5 hrs., Bs 3.0 hrs., TW/Bp 1.5 hrs., Bm 1.0 hrs.)

Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands

 


South Carolina

October 4. 2018 (was originally scheduled for September 20, 2018) - Trees South Carolina will host a "South Carolina Arborist Workshop," at the Harbison Environmental Education Center (5600 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC).  Click here or contact Karen Hauck at (843) 814-4620 for more information. (CA/TW 5.5 hrs., Bp 4.75 hrs., M 1.5 hrs., Bm .75 hrs.)

October 25, 2018 - Clemson Extension will host the "IPM Symposium," at the Cannon Centre (204 Cannon St., Greer, SC).  Contact Andrew Jeffers at (864) 596-2993 for more information. (CA 5.75 hrs., M 5.25 hrs., Bm 3.5 hrs., Bs 1.5 hrs., TW/Bp .75 hrs.)

October 25 & 26, 2018 - Trees South Carolina will host the “2018 Annual Conference: Tree Talk-How We Support Urban Forestry,” at Tides Folly Beach (1 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC). Click here or contact Karen Hauck at (843) 814-4620 for more information. (Thurs. Oct. 25 CA/M 5.5 hrs., Bp 2.5 hrs., Bsm 1.5 hrs.)(Fri. Oct. 26 CA/M 3.0 hrs., Bs 2.25 hrs., Bp .75 hrs.)

Tennessee

October 3, 2018 - The Tennessee Urban Forestry Council will present  the "2018 Urban Forestry Advisor's Class," at the Memphis Botanic Garden (750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN).  Click here or contact Eric Bridges at (901) 213-8733 for more information. (CA/M 3.50 hrs., Bpm 1.25 hrs., Bs 1.00 hrs.)

October 9, 2018 -Trees Knoxville will present "Volunteer Forester: Session #4." Session #4 will be "Tree Health and Invasive Species," at the  Beardsley Farm.   Click here or contact Tom Welborn at (865) 356-0470 for more information. (CA/TW/Bp 3.0 hrs.)

October 14 & 15, 2018 - The Tennessee Urban Forestry Council will host its 27th annual conference “Urban Trees & the People of Tennessee: Diverse, Unique, United,” at the Cheekwood Estate & Gardens (1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville, TN). Click here or contact Jill Smith at (615) 638-8027 for more information. (Sun. Oct. 14 CA 3.0 hrs., Bm 1.5 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs., Bp .5 hrs.)(Oct 15 West CA 5.5 hrs., M 4.75 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bs 1.75 hrs., Bp .75 hrs.)(Oct 15 East CA/M 5.5 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bs 1.75 hrs., Bp .75 hrs.)(Oct 15 Middle CA/M 5.5 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bs 1.75 hrs., Bp .75 hrs.)

October 17, 2018 - University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host a “Landscape ID Workshop,” at Chattanooga State Community College. Contact Tom Stebbins at (423) 855-6113 for more information.

October 25 - 28, 2018 - Wayne’s Landscape Services will host the “2018 Native Plant Conference,” in Memphis, TN. Click here or contact Ryan Sheehan at (615) 482-8935 for more information. (Fri. Oct. 26 CA 2.5 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., M 1.5 hrs., Bs .5 hrs.)(Sat. Oct. 27 CA/M 2.5 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., Bs .5 hrs.)(Track A CA/M/Bm 1.0 hrs.)(Track B CA/M 2.0 hrs., Bsm 1.0 hrs.)(Track C CA 2.0 hrs., M/Bsm 1.0 hrs.)(Track D CA/M/Bm 2.0 hrs.)

October 29, 2018 - Allpoints will present "Allpoints Fall 2018 Conference," at the Jubilee Banquet Facility (6700 Jubilee Center Way, Knoxville, TN).  Click here or contact Scott Burnett at (901) 289-2178 for more information. (CA/U/M 6.0 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bp 2.0 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

October 30, 2018 - Allpoints will present "Allpoints Fall 2018 Conference," at the Dave and Busters (540 Opry Mills Dr., Nashville, TN).  Click here or contact Scott Burnett at (901) 289-2178 for more information. (CA/U/M 6.0 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bp 2.0 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

October 31, 2018 - Allpoints will present "Allpoints Fall 2018 Conference," at the Butcher Shop (107 S. Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN).  Click here or contact Scott Burnett at (901) 289-2178 for more information. (CA/U/M 6.0 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bp 2.0 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

November 6 & 7, 2018 - The University of Tennessee, Shelby Extension will host the "2018 West Tennessee Commercial Horticulture Expo," in Memphis, TN.  Contact Booker T. Leigh at (901) 752-1207 for more information. (Tues. Nov 6 CA/M 4.0 hrs., Bp 3.0 hrs., Bm 1.0 hrs.)(CA/M 4.0 hrs.,Bp 2.0 hrs., U/Bsm 1.0 hrs.)

December 12, 2018 - HalfMoon Education, Inc. will present “The Tree Course,” in Nashville, TN. This course includes sessions directly addressing tree biology, anatomy, soil conditions, water management, tree health, selection, risk management, threats to trees and their treatment options. Contact Doug Chapman at (715) 835-5900 for more information. (CA/M 6.5 hrs., Bs 3.25 hrs., Bm 2.5 hrs., Bp .75 hrs.)