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

October 2, 2018 - Training by Willie Chance, LLC. will present a “Pest Manager Training,” at Chattahoochee Nature Center, Cowie-Wiess Theatre (9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA). Click here or contact Willie Chance at (478) 972-9981 for more information. (CA/M 3.0 hrs., U/Bspm 1.0 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 

September 28, 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.)

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

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.)

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.)

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.)

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.)

September 27, 2018 - The Clemson Cooperative Extension will host "Conserving Rural and Urban Green Infrastructure," at the South Carolina Forestry Commission (5500 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC).  Click here or contact Derrick Phinney for more information.  (CA/M/Bm 3.0 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

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 26, 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., Bm 2.25 hrs., Bp 1.25 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 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 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.)