Join industry specialists to learn about tree of heaven and spotted lanternfly. Topics include basic identification, ecology, control strategies for various settings, and how to cut and remove Tree of Heaven after treatment.
Join the Saluting Branches initiative to give back to those who gave so much. 2019 sites in New England will include the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Middletown, Connecticut Veterans Cemetery, Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, and the Massachusetts National Cemetery.
The New England Chapter ISA is proud to be partnering to Vermeer Northeast to offer a great day of training! The 1/2-day Technical Rigging module will provide skilled tree workers with the information they need to set up complex rigging systems. The 1/2-day Chainsaw Safety module will rotate participants through a series of chainsaw safety stations. Participants will receive a certification of completion $100 member, $135 non-member. 7 CEU's.
This certification course covers CPR/AED and First-Aid including relief of choking, bleeding control, seizures, heart attack, diabetic, epi-pen use, allergic reactions, snake bites, broken bones, bandaging, glove removal, poisoning, CPR for Adults and Children (optional-Infant) AED use (automated external defibrillator), and how to aid with other life-threatening emergencies.
Welcome to this year’s Trek des Trees! This tree walk and educational quiz should take no longer than 3 hours to complete. There are tree questions, pest/disease questions, and local history questions. Pick up your Trek at the registration desk. 3 ISA CEUs and 1 Pesticide Credit will be issued to those that complete the Trek.
Please join us for the New England Chapter ISA Annual Conference & Trade Show in the heart of New England at the Sheraton Springfield in Springfield, Massachusetts. Gary Johnson will be this year's Key Note Speaker. Pre-conference workshops feature iTree, a tree tour, and climbing with Mark Chisholm. Network, Earn CEUs and Pesticide Credits.
Walk the Springfield downtown corridor to observe tree protection strategies designed to safeguard the city’s growing resource. The tour will end with a tomography demonstration to detect urban tree decay. 3 CEUs
Mark Chisholm will lead this workshop showing how to blend stationary rope and moving rope techniques for optimal tree climbing. Participants will meet at Forest Park (details will be emailed to registered participants). 3 CEUs.
Albuquerque, New Mexico has been selected as the host city for the 2020 ISA Annual International Conference & Trade Show to be held August 9-12 preceded by the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) August 7-9.