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

April 25 - 27, 2018 - Green Industry Web Portal will host, "Landscape Design and Plant Materials Certification Program" at the Pelham Civic Center (500 Amphitheater Rd, Pelham, AL). Click here or contact Fred Kapp at (205) 862-2588 for more information. (CA/M 4.25 hrs., Bm 3.25 hrs., U 1.5 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs.)

May 10, 2018 - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host "SmartMap," in Auburn, 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.)

June 14, 2018 - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host "SmartMap," in Fairhope, 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.)

July 12, 2018 - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host "SmartMap," in Thomasville, 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 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

May 5 & 6, 2018 - The Arkansas Urban Forest Council will host a "Natural State Tree Climbing Championship,"  at Crystal Bridges Museum (1107 NE J St., Bentonville, AR.  Click here or contact David Raines at (501) 625-3710 for more information.  (UPTO CA/U/M/Bp 3.0 hrs.)

May 15, 2018 - Arborist Safety Training Institute and Sherrill Tree will be sponsoring a "Aerial Life & Rescue Training," at 931 Hwy 365 S, Maumelle, AR.  Click here for more information.

May 17, 2018 - Arborist Safety Training Institute and Sherrill Tree will be sponsoring a "Aerial Life & Rescue Training," at Phillips Park (3108 S.E. J Street, Bentonville, AR).  Click here for more information.

Georgia

April 25, 2018 - The Georgia Urban Forest Council will host "Invasive Species and the Urban Forest," at the Rome E.C.O. Center (393 Riverside Parkway, Rome, GA).  Click here or contact Mary Lynne Beckley at (470) 210-5900 for more information. (CA 2.75 hrs., M 1.75 hrs., Bm 1.25 hrs., Bs 1.0 hrs., Bp .5 hrs.)

April 27, 2018 - The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host a "Cooperative Extension Forestry & Wildlife Management Field Day," at 1641 Columbus Granade Rd.  Click here or contact Michael Foster at (706) 678-2332 for more information. (CA 3.75 hrs., M 2.25 hrs., Bpm 1.5 hrs., Bs .75 hrs.)

May 3, 2018 - Training by Willie Chance, LLC. will host a "Pest Manager Training," at Forsyth County Central Park, Banquet Room (2300 Keith Bridge Rd., Cumming, GA). Click here or contact Willie Chance at (478) 972-9981 for more information.  (CA 5.0 hrs., Bsm 2.0 hrs., U/Bp 1.0 hrs.)

May 14, 2018 - Georgia Power Company will host "Safety Excellence/Human Performance," at 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson, GA.  Contact Justin Jonson at (706) 424-8898 for more information. (CA/TW/U 1.5 hrs., Bm 1.0 hrs., Bp .5 hrs.)

July 10, 2018 - GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION TRAINING hosts Rick Barnes, Downey Tree, Tree ID for Beginners & Advanced. Click here is find out more information.

Louisiana 

April 26, 2018 - Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful will host the "18th Annual Tree School," at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center (6400 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA). Click here or contact Tom Campbell at (504) 343-8684 for more information. (CA/M 6.75 hrs., Bm 4.25 hrs., Bs 1.75 hrs., TW/Bp .75 hrs.)

 

Mississippi

 

 

North Carolina

April 27, 2018 - The North Carolina Urban Forest Council will host the "Fundamentals of Tree Establishment," at the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Office (301 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville, NC 28306).  Attendees will hear from industry experts about how to select and prepare a tree planting site and proper planting technique.  Proper planting and good young tree maintenance practices will determine the success or failure or newly planted trees.  We will also cover techniques critical to maintaining tree health, including mulching, watering and young tree pruning.  Click here or contact Leslie Moorman at (919) 614-6388 for more information. (CA/M 3.0 hrs., Bp 2.25 hrs., U/Bm .75 hrs.)

Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands

 


South Carolina

May 25, 2018 - a "Technical Tree Climbing Training Course"will be held in Irmo, SC.  This hands-on course provides participants training in the use of specialized equipment and techniques employed in Moving Rope Systems (MRS) and Stationary Rope Systems (SRS), along with an overview of safe work practices for technical work at height.  This course is appropriate for all levels of climbing experience.  Participants need to bring personal protection equipment and their regular climbing gear.  The course is limited to 15 participants - Click Here for information on registering.  Questions - Call Trees SC at (843) 814-4620.

Tennessee