Arborist Technical Rigging and Chainsaw Safety Certificate Course

September 20, 2019 | Brunswick, me

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.


2019 New England ISA Annual Conference & Trade Show

October 6-8, 2019 | Springfield, MA

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.  Come for the weekend!



Pre-Conference Workshops


October 6-8, 2019 | Springfield, MA

The Trek des Trees is a 'scavenger hunt-style' event that includes local history, tree id, and insect and disease questions. The Trek can be done at any time during the New England Chapter ISA Annual Conference & Tradeshow. Pick up your Trek at the Registration Desk. Return your completed Trek to the Registration Desk before noon on Tuesday.

Trek participants will navigate the local streets using clues to answer questions for points.  The individual or team with the greatest number of points wins!

The winners receive a free registration to the NEXT New England Chapter annual conference to share with their team members. Earn ISA CEU's AND pesticide credit.

 Pick up your Trek at the registration desk complete it anytime through the end of the conference (10/8 at 12:30) $25. 3 CEUs, 1 Pesticide Credit


ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist and CertifiedTree Worker Written Exam

October 6, 2019 | Springfield, MA | 8-12

Deadline to Register is September 19th

First Aid, AED and CPR Certification/Renewal

October 6-8, 2019 | Springfield, MA | 8am-noon

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. 4 CEUs. $75.00 Member, $110 Non-Member


iTree Tools, Applications, and Resources: A Comprehensive Overview

October 6-8, 2019 | Springfield, MA | 9:00am-3:30PM

A brief introduction to i-Tree software and applications will be presented, providing an overview of the value and use of each tool in the real-world, using local examples from Springfield.  The following i-Tree tools, applications and resources will be presented during 20-30 minute flash sessions during the workshop:

  • i- Tree Eco

  • i-Tree Landscapei-Canopy
  • i-Tree Design and MyTree
  • i-Tree Species
  • i-Tree County BenefitsData Collection Basics & Mobile Data Collection

5 CEUs. $35 Member, $70 Non-Member


Blending Stationary Rope with Moving Rope Techniques for Your Best Climb - Mark Chisholm

October 6-8, 2019 | Springfield, MA | 1:30-4:30pm

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. $15 Member, $50 Non-Member


Working Together: Springfield's City Trees & Downtown Revitalization

October 6-8, 2019 | Springfield, MA | 1:30-4:30pm

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. $15 Member, $50 Non Member