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.)

 

Arkansas

 

 

Georgia

August 16, 2018 - Trees Atlanta will present "A Taste of Reynoldstown:Neighborhood Arboretum," at 225 Chester Ave SE Atlanta, GA.   Click here or contact Alex Beasley at (404) 681-4894 for more information.  (CA/M/Bm 2.0 hrs.)

August 23, 2018 - The Georgia Arborists Association will present the "GAA Summer Symposium," in Athens, GA.  The theme of this year's GAA Summer Symposium is Common Ground: Arborists, Landscapers, Landscape Architects and Tree Nurseries.  Despite their different occupations, these job roles use the same basis of knowledge to accomplish their jobs successfully and safely.  Everyone benefits when there is common ground, even when our goals are different.  Dr. Kim Will cover the basics of tree anatomy and the importance of a good base, and location to ensure strength and longevity.  Contact Erin Murphy at (404) 519-1360 for more information. (CA 5.5 hrs., M 4.25 hrs., Bsm 2.5 hrs., Bp .5 hrs.)

August 24, 2018 - Training by Willie Chance will present a "Pest Manager Training," at the Byron Municipal Complex Conference Center (401 Main Street, Byron, Ga).  Click here of contact Willie Chance at (478) 972-9981 for more information. (CA/M 3.0 hrs., U 2.0 hrs., TW/Bspm 1.0 hrs.)

September 11, 2018 - The Georgia Urban Forest Council will present the "2018 College Canopy Conference," at the Harry S. Downs Center for Continuing Education, at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia.  Click here or contact Mary Lynne Beckley at (470) 210-5900 for more information. (CA 2.75 hrs., M 2.5 hrs., Bm 2.25 hrs., Bs .5 hrs.)

September 13, 2018 - Trees Atlanta will present "Lunch & Learn:GAGA for PawPaws," at 112 Krog Street, Suite 7, Atlanta, GA.   Click here or contact Alex Beasley at (404) 681-4894 for more information.  (CA/M/Bm 1.0 hrs.)

September 15, 2018 - Trees Atlanta will present "Ecology of the Urban Forest:Piedmont Park."  Click here or contact Alex Beasley at (404) 681-4894 for more information.  (CA/TW/M/Bp 3.0 hrs.)

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 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.)

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 

 

 

Mississippi

 

North Carolina

August 22, 2018 - The North Carolina Urban Forest Council will host "Carolina Canopy Workshop: Best Laid Plans," at the Wendell Community Center (601 West Third Street, Wendell, NC).  Click here or contact Leslie Moorman at (919) 614-6388 for more information. (CA 3.25 hrs., M 3.0 hrs., Bm 2.25 hrs., U/Bp 1.0 hrs.)

September 20 & 21, 2018 - The North Carolina Urban Forest Council will host the "11th Annual Great North Carolina Tree Conference," in Winston Salem, NC.  Click here or contact Leslie Moorman at (919) 614-6388 for more information.  (Sept. 20 CA/M 6.25 hrs., Bm 5.25 hrs., Bp 1.0 hrs.)(Sept. 21 CA/M 5.0 hrs., Bp 3.0 hrs., Bsm 1.0 hrs.)

Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands

 


South Carolina

August 29-30, 2018 - the ISA Southern Chapter, in partnership with the SC Forestry Commission will be holding a Two Day ISA Certified Arborist Exam Prep Workshop at SC Forestry Commission Headquarters (5500 Broad Rover Road, Columbia, SC).  Registration can be done by mail/fax or online. (First day CA7.0 hrs., TW 3.0 hrs., Bsp 2.5 hrs., M/Bm 2.0 hrs.)(Second day CA 7.0 hrs., TW 3.0 hrs., Bsp 2.5 hrs., M/Bm 2.0 hrs.)

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.)

September 27, 2018 - South Carolina State Parks will host "Tree Risk Assessment Workshop," at the Sesquicentennial State Park, Retreat Center is Columbia, SC.  On the agenda: Tree Biology, Tree Risk Assessment, and Diagnosis and Treatment.  Contact Caitlin Homan at (803) 734-0532 for more information.  (Sept. 26 UPTO CA 5.75 hrs., M 5.5 hrs., Bp 3.0 hrs., 2.0 Bs hrs., .75 Bm)(Sept. 27 UPTO CA/M 5.25 hrs., Bp 3.5 hrs., Bm 1.75 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.)

Tennessee

August 30, 2018 - The University of Tennessee will host "What's Wrong with My Plants? Landscape IPM Overview, Landscape Demonstrations," at the East TN AgResearch and Education Center (3215 Alcoa Highway, Knoxville, TN).  Contact Amy Fulcher at (865) 974-7152 for more information. (UP TO CA/M 1.5 hrs., Bsmp .5 hrs.,

September 18, 2018 -  Trees Knoxville will present "Volunteer Forester: Session #1." Session #1 will be "Introduction to Trees Knoxville & Knoxville's Urban Forest" at the  Public Service Complex (3131 Morris Rd, Knoxville TN).   Click here or contact Tom Welborn at (865) 356-0470 for more information. (CA/M 3.0 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

September 25, 2018 - Trees Knoxville will present "Volunteer Forester: Session #2." Session #2 will be "Tree Selection and Proper Tree Planting" at the  Knoxville Botanic Gardens.   Click here or contact Tom Welborn at (865) 356-0470 for more information. (CA 3.0 hrs., TW 2.0 hrs., Bp 2.0 hrs., Bm 1.0 hrs.)

September 27, 2018 - Middle Tennessee Nursery Association will hsot the "2018 TNGIE Education Seminars," at the Wilson County Expo. Center in Lebanon, TN.   Click here or contact Ann Holcomb at (931) 507-7322 for more information.  (CA 3.0 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., M/U/Bs 1.0 hrs.)

October 2, 2018 - Trees Knoxville will present "Volunteer Forester: Session #3." Session #3 will be "The Science and Art of Pruning" at the  Public Service Complex (3131 Morris Rd, Knoxville TN).   Click here or contact Tom Welborn at (865) 356-0470 for more information. (CA/TW/Bp 3.0 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 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.)