Inclement weather, particularly severe thunderstorms and wintry precipitation, is a major cause of damage to urban forests. In this webinar, we will learn how inclement weather impacts trees and how we can create storm-resilient urban forests through careful species selection and preventive maintenance pruning. - Dr. Eric Wiseman, Virginia Tech
Catch up on the latest tree health concerns in Massachusetts. Ken Gooch will share up-to-the-minute information on Gypsy moth, Emerald ash borer, hemlock wooly adelgid, and impacts of the southern pine beetle should it become established in our area. He'll also address the spotted lantern fly, white pine disease issues, and will provide an update on the Asian longhorned beetle eradication in Worcester County. See examples of how our trees are effected by these issues and learn management strategies to employ this season.
Utility Arborist Research Fund: Work in Progress, Work to Come - J. Eric Smith, President and CEO, TREE Fund & Dr. Christopher M. Halle, Sonoma State University, Nature!Tech Program Lead, Center for Environmental Inquiry
Come join Dr. Mike Raupp and Tchukki Andersen as they teach this full-day workshop that combines all aspects of Plant Health Care (PHC) for both technicians and managers, as well as live demonstrations of PHC techniques.
The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment.
This comprehensive, two-day workshop covers Level 3 Advanced Tree Risk Assessments and is separated into two distinct components. The first day focuses on classroom activities covering risk theory and methods of non-invasive site and tree assessment and diagnosis. The second day is field based in the use of a range of invasive diagnostic tools. Earn 15 ISA CEU's including BCMA!
Join us in Omaha, Nebraska for the 2018 Trees and Utilities Conference. This conference is the chief learning and engagement event in the world for utility vegetation managers and associated urban forestry professionals.