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

July 25, 2018 - The University of Georgia will host a "Forest Health and Invasive Species Training," in Bell Buckle, TN. We will discuss several issues impacting tree health including insects, diseases, and physical damage.  Management scenarios will be covered, as will preventative care.  Contact David Coyle at (706) 542-3665 for more information. (CA 5.75 hrs., Bm 4.5 hrs., Bs 1.25 hrs.)

July 28, 2018 - Trees Atlanta will present "Pruning 102:Advanced Structural Pruning."  Click here or contact Alex Beasley at (404) 681-4894 for more information.  (CA/TW/M/Bp 3.0 hrs.)

August 4, 2018 - Trees Atlanta will present "Pruning 103:American Elms Structural Pruning."  Click here or contact Alex Beasley at (404) 681-4894 for more information.  (CA/TW/M/Bp 3.0 hrs.)

August 8, 2018 - The Georgia Urban Forest Council will present "Trees as Green Stormwater Infrastructure," at the Suwanee City Hall (330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee, GA).  Click here or contact Mary Lynne Beckley at (470) 210-5900 for more information. (CA/M 3.25 hrs., Bm 2.0 hrs., Bp .75 hrs., Bs .5 hrs.)

August 9, 2018 - Trees Atlanta will present "Lunch & Learn:What You Municipal Arborist Do For You," at 112 Krog Street, Suite 7, Atlanta, GA.   Click here or contact Alex Beasley at (404) 681-4894 for more information.  (CA/M 1.0 hrs., Bpm .5 hrs.)

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 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 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

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 2, 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.  Click here or contact Doug Chapman at (715) 835-6066 for more information. (CA/M 6.5 hrs., Bs 3.25 hrs., Bm 2.5 hrs., Bp .75 hrs.)

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 -  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 - 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.)

October 2 - 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 -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.)

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.)