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

May 16 & 17, 2019 - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will present an ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop at the Jon Archer Agricultural Center (1070 Schillinger Rd., North, Mobile, AL). This workshop will educate attendees on all sections of the Certified Arborist Manual. The workshop aims at preparing attendees to take the ISA Certified Arborist Exam. Contact Beau Brodbeck at (251) 259-6507 for more information. (May 16 CA 7.5 hrs., M 4.74 hrs., Bs 4.25 hrs., TW 3.75 hrs., Bp 2.75 hrs., Bm .5 hrs.)(May 17 CA 5.75 hrs., M/Bp 3.0 hrs., Bm 2.75 hrs.)

May 31, 2019 - Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host a “Chainsaw Safety” workshop at the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center (8300 State Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL). This workshop will educate attendees on chainsaw safety. Including PPE, chainsaw maintenance, proper and safe use, cutting plans and felling procedures. Contact Beau Brodbeck at (251) 259-6507 for more information. (CA/TW/U/M/Bp 5.5 hrs.)

Arkansas

May 21, 2019 - The University of Monticello and the University of Arkansas will host the “Arkansas Forest Health Workshop, Day #1” at University of Monticello - College of Forestry, Agriculture, and Natural Resources (110 Forestry Court, Monticello, AR) Contact David Coyle at (864)656-9766 for more information. (CA 5.75 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bs 2.75 hrs.)

May 22, 2019 - The University of Monticello and the University of Arkansas will host the “Arkansas Forest Health Workshop, Day #2” at the Cooperative Extension Service Office (2400 Old Searcy Landing Road, Searcy, AR) Contact David Coyle at (864)656-9766 for more information. (CA 5.75 hrs., Bm 3.0 hrs., Bs 2.75 hrs.)

 June 11, 2019 - The Arkansas Urban Forestry Council will present an ISA Certified Arborist Exam Prep Workshop at Vermeer MidSouth (4715 S. Shackleford Rd., Little Rock, AR). An ISA exam will be given after the workshop. The workshop will cover topics that have shown to be difficult to pass on exams. Contact Donna Hertlein at (479) 438-5318 for more information. (CA 6.0 hrs., Bs 4.0 hrs., M 3.0 hrs., TW/Bp 2.0 hrs.)

Georgia

May 18, 2019 - Coastal Arborist Association will host the “Coastal Arborist Association Spring Safety Seminar. Odis Sisk will cover a variety of safety-related topics from 9am to noon, including personal protective equipment/fall protection, emergency action plan and fire protection, hazard communication program, energy control program, walking and working surfaces, electrical awareness and machine guarding. Contact Holly Elliott at (904) 608-9539 for more information. (CA/TW 4.0 hrs., Bp 3.0 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

May 22, 2019 - Georgia Urban Forestry Council will host “The Urban Forests of Utility Corridors,” at Zoo Atlanta. Click here or contact Mary Lynne Beckley at (470) 210-5900 for more information. (CA/U/M/Bm 3.75 hrs.)

June 11 - 12, 2019 - The Georgia Urban Forest Council will present a two day Arborist Certification Review Course taught by Certified Arborists Susan Russell and Rob Swanson at the Alpharetta, GA City Hall (2 Park Plz, Alpharetta, GA). Contact Mary Lynne Beckley at (470) 210-5900 for more information. (CA/U/M/Bm 3.75 hrs.) (June 11 CA 6.5 hrs., M 2.75 hrs., TW/Bp/Bm 2.25 hrs. Bs 2.0 hrs.).

Louisiana 

Mississippi

North Carolina

June 7, 2019 - North Carolina Urban Forest Council will host a “Staff Development for the Tree Care & Landscape Professional,” at the Shelby Nursery, Inc. (108 Berry Drive, Shelby, NC). The NC Urban Forest Council is excited to announce the next workshop in the 2019 Carolina Canopy workshop series. Success within you tree care of landscape business is only possible with a trained and motivated staff and crew. This workshop will offer ideas on how to create a safer, more cohesive crew within your business leading to greater success and a better trained staff. Contact Leslie Moorman at (252) 653-6277 for more information. (CA/M 4.75 hrs., Bp 2.5 hrs., Bm 1.25 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands

 


South Carolina

October 24, 2019 - Clemson University Cooperative Extension - Spartanburg County will host a “Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium 2019,” at the Cannon Centre (204 Cannon Street, Greer, SC). Contact Andrew Jeffers at (864) 596-2993 for more information. (CA/M 5.0 hrs., Bs 3.0 hrs., Bm 1.5 hrs., TW/U/Bp 1.0 hrs.)

Tennessee

August 29, 2019 - The University of Tennessee will host the “2019 University of Tennessee Turf & Ornamental Field Day,” at the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (3215 Alcoa Highway, Knoxville, TN). Contact Amy Fulcher at (865) 974-7152 for more information. (CA/M 3.5 hrs., Bs 3.0 hrs., Bp .5 hrs.)