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Certification Exams

Certification Tests
Certification information and an application form can be obtained by clicking here.
As with all Certification Examinations the application must be in the ISA office 12 working days prior to the Exam
.  ISA Certified Arborist computer based exam now available in Texas. To view computer based testing locations please choose the link below. In order to schedule a computer based exam, you MUST submit your application and/or retake form to ISA. The testing vendor will not allow you to schedule an exam directly through them.    Computer based testing locations
Contact Misti (Beirne) Perez 512.965.1076 for more information.
February 21, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility exams College Station
March 15, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility exams Conroe
March 21, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility exams. CPS Energy Training Auditorium San Antonio
April 25, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility exams Round Rock
May 23, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility exams, 4801 Marine Creek Pkwy, Fort Worth Fort Worth
October 3, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility exams (at the 2014 Texas Tree Conference) Waco
September 10, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal, Utility and Certified Tree Worker exam. UT Austin, George Sanchez Building, Rm 324: Directions from garage: Exit Brazos garage (BRG) on the north side and turn left; follow sidewalk past Blanton Museum of Art (BMA) until you reach the Sanchez Bldg. (SZB); turn right at the building and enter through main doors on east side. Take elevator or stairs to 3rd floor & following signs to room 324 UT Austin
Parking Map
Campus Map
October 3, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility exams (at the 2014 Texas Tree Conference) Waco
October 24, 2014, Certified Arborist, Municipal and Utility Exams. CPS Energy Training Auditorium
     
  San Antonio Arborist Association

Meets in odd months on the third Tuesday.
12pm - 1:30pm
November's meeting is Nov. 18, 2014
Vermeer, 16593 I-35, Exit 3009
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio
Nov. 7, 2014

Texas Arbor Day
State Capitol, Austin
Friday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 10 a.m. ceremony, 11 a.m. Rally for Trees educational fair

Texas Arbor Day Celebration is being held at our state’s capitol this year featuring Julie Straus, wife of Texas House Speaker Joe Straus and tree advocate, as our guest speaker. The celebration will feature a ceremony with a tree planting followed by Rally for Trees educational fair with educational booths, games, giveaways and more. We invite the media and the community to celebrate trees and the vital resources they provide us every day. 300 bur oak seedlings will be given away.

Click here for more info
Texas Capitol
Austin
Nov. 5, 2014
Sun Country Landscape Conference

2014 Sun Country Landscape Conference will be in El Paso, TX on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to network and to learn more about trees. They are now accepting registrations online. For more info visit: http://www.wtufc.org/
El Paso
Nov. 8, 2014 Project Learning Tree
Austin Nature Center
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
9:00-3:30


For educators educators (formal or informal) in the Austin area: A training in Project Learning Tree - an environmental education curriculum is coming up on Nov 8. $50 pays for registration, lunch and a book chock full of lesson plans for PreK-8 grade that are correlated to state and national standards. Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education curriculum that helps educators teach students how to think, not what to think, about complex environmental issues. Participants in this hands-on workshop will receive PLT's TEKS-correlated Environmental Education Activity Guide for PreK-8 and 6 hours of SBEC credit.
http://www.plttexas.org/plt/workshop.aspx?workshopID=231
Austin


Nov. 2014

ArborMaster Open Enrollment Courses: San Antonio, TX this November

In the field training designed to bring you to the next level. Through a systematic, stepped approach, students are taught not only on the how, but just as importantly, the why behind the methods. Professional instructors define, analyze and explain the benefits and features of techniques and equipment. The students hands-on experience and practicing under expert guidance helps to solidify the learning experience. 

November 3-4, 2014: L1 Precision Tree Felling, Chain Saw Safety and Handling

November 5-7, 2014: L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning and Best Practice

For further information, please visit www.ArborMaster.com or call 860.429.5028
 

San Antonio
Sept. 13 & 20
Oct. 18 & 25
Urban Forest Steward Workshop Series
September - October
TreeFolks in Austin

Urban Forest Steward is a series of workshops about urban trees organized by TreeFolks and Austin Urban Forestry. Drought, disease and habitat degradation take a constant toll on urban trees. Texas A&M Forest Service estimates that the 2011 drought killed more than 5.6 million urban trees across Texas.  We believe that the more you know about trees, the more you’ll want to take care of the trees at your home and in your community. The goal of Urban Forest Steward is to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to do just that! This year’s series is more exciting and in-depth than ever before, with topics taught by respected professionals from both public and private sectors.  Pick and choose the sessions that are most interesting to you or take all 4 sessions to earn an Urban Forest Steward certificate and get the 2014 Urban Forest Steward t-shirt.
More information here
Austin


Oct. 1-3, 2104

Online registration is closed - Please register at the door

"Surviving ExTREEmes"
The 35th Annual Texas Tree Conference, Academy, Awards, Tree School and Trade Show

Waco Convention Center
October 1-3, 2014

Click here for more information

Click here to get Sponsor and Exhibitor information
 

Waco



Oct. 1, 2014

2014 Texas Tree Academy
Waco Convention Center
October 1, 2014
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

What's Up Doc?
Tree Diagnosis Workshop

Come hear from four Texas experts on practical ways to recognize and diagnose insect and disease problems in Texas trees.

(The Tree Academy requires a separate registration from the Conference - includes lunch)
Waco

October 1, 2014

Electrical Hazard Awareness
Program (EHAP)

October 1, 2014
Waco Convention Center
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

(Class size limited)
(lunch is included)

This training will be in conjunction with the Texas Tree Conference in Waco. The Electrical Hazards Awareness Program, or EHAP, is a training program that employers can use in conjunction with documented on-the-job skill training and assessment to increase awareness and assure the competency of their employees to work safely and to meet ANSI and OSHA requirements.

(This workshop is not part of the main conference and requires separate registration)

Click here for more information

Waco
October 3, 2014

 

Texas Tree Schools
 Friday, October 3, 2014
Waco Convention Center
10 AM to 3:30 PM

Track 1 - Basic Tree Care and Safety Workshop - 5.0 CEUs

A great review or introduction to basic tree care for tree workers.  A stand-alone one day workshop that will be a combination of classroom and filed demonstrations.  Topics covered will include basic tree biology, tree pruning, ascent techniques review, tree hazard assessment, job site safety and chain saw operation and safety.  Master instructors are Guy LeBlanc and Brad Hamel. 

Pista 2 - Primeras Jornadas para Trabajadores de Arboles - 5.0 CEUs

A Spanish language workshop covering tree benefits, water management, pruning and tree biology. Expert speakers include Salvador Alemany, Armando Cortez, Dr. Raul Cabrera and Mark Duff.

Early Bird - $80/$125 members/non-members

 (The Tree School requires a separate registration from the Conference - includes lunch)

Click here for more information

Waco
Oct. 4, 2014

Texas Tree Climbing Championship
Master's Invitational Competition

October 4, 2014

Waco, Texas

ISA has announced that the 2015 International Tree Climbing Competition will be help in Tampa on March 15, 2015. To accommodate this change, ISAT will be holding a Master's Invitational Competition in Waco in October. The top five finishers in the 2014 New Braunfels competition will be invited to compete. The winner will represent Texas at the 2015 ITCC in Tampa.

Click here for more information

 

Waco
  San Antonio Arborist Association

Meets in odd months on the third Tuesday.

Septembers meeting is Sept. 16, 2014
Vermeer, 16593 I-35, Exit 3009
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio
Austin - Sept. 15
Houston - Sept. 16


2014 ArborJet Tree Pest Seminars

What’s killing the trees in your area? Join us for a free seminar and hear from experts in the field. Keep up with the latest research being performed by the Texas Forest Service on pests/diseases found throughout our great state. Lunch will be provided and CEU opportunities are available. RSVP by September 10th to emuennink@arborjet.com

Houston Agenda
Austin Agenda


Austin
Houston

3.75 CEU's
Sept. 12 Greater Houston Plant Confernce
Harris County AgriLife Extension


The Greater Houston Plant Conference provides the perfect platform for the greenhouse & nursery grower, landscaper, retailer, collector and plant enthusiast to come together for a glimpse at exciting new plants.
Click here for more information
Houston
Aug.2-6, 2014 Conference
Due
Aug. 11, 2014

2014 Texas Tree Awards

The Awards will be presented during the Awards Luncheon at the Texas Tree Conference in Waco on October 3, 2014.
Nominations due by 5:00 PM, August 11, 2014

Arborist of the Year Award
Arboricultural Project of the Year
Gold Leaf Awards for Landscape Improvement
Outstanding Arbor Day Activities

Click here for nomination forms

Celebrate the accomplishments of those who have dedicated their talents to spreading a leafy green canopy over Texas by nominating them for the 2014 Texas Community Forestry Awards Program.

Waco

Aug. 14-16, 2014

 
Nursery and Landscape Expo
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

August 14-16, 2014

Click here for more information

San Antonio 
Deadline
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014


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Nominations Sought for ISAT Board of Directors Elections

Do you want to make a difference in the tree industry?  Run for office on the ISAT Board of Directors.  You’ll get to meet many of the leaders in our industry and feel good about paying it forward.  The commitment is a two year term. There are four board meetings per year plus an annual ‘Retreat’ where we kick off planning for the year.  And, of course, the time you’ll put into coordinating your volunteer projects.  A good board member is hard working, self motivated, dedicated and community oriented.  We have seven seats open for the election.

You can nominate yourself or another qualified ISAT member interested in serving on the ISAT Board. The Election Committee will fill the slate from the nominations. Elections will be held in August and the Board members will be installed at the annual membership meeting held at the Texas Tree Conference on October 3, 2014.

Click here for more information

 



Would you like to join the leadership of ISAT?

Applications are being sought from the ISAT membership to fill seven positions on the ISAT Board of Directors. You may apply yourself or nominate another qualified ISAT member interested in serving on the ISAT Board.

The Nominations Committee will select the slate from the nominations received. Elections will be held in August and newly-elected Board Members will be installed at the membership meeting held at the Texas Tree Conference in Waco on October 3, 2014. A form that can be filled-out and printed or emailed is here.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BEFORE 5:00 PM, FRIDAY AUG. 1, 2014

 

July 12, 2014
Austin

STRUCTURAL PRUNING, A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP FOR HOMEOWNERS AND PROFESSIONALS

Dell Pediatric Research Institute
1400 Barbara Jordan Blvd, Austin
July 12, 2014
8:30-11:00 am
$30, $24 for TreeFolks members

Many of the structural problems of mature trees can be prevented with proper pruning of young trees.  Join us for a hands-on workshop to learn how to correct minor defects. There will be a short demonstration and lecture and then participants will be supervised as they make pruning cuts. www.Treefolks.org

ISA CEUs will be offered.

June 18-19, 2014


for

Identification and Management of Oak Wilt Workshop

Sold Out - Registration is closed

The Texas Forest Service and the Texas Chapter ISA are hosting the Tenth Annual workshop for ISA Certified Arborists on how to identify and manage oak wilt.

Each participant that successfully completes the training will be awarded a Certificate of Training Completion. This training will be noted on the www.texasoakwilt.org website as well as on any handouts and other material referencing qualified individuals. Dr. David Appel and TFS Staff Foresters will be conducting the training. Registration is limited to 30 and two per organization or business.

Registration and information here

Contact James Houser for more details.

LBJ Wildflower Center, Austin
May 27, 2014

Gray to Green: Creating Cool Cities
May 27, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art - Horchow Auditorium
8:30 to 12:00    $40

The cities where we live are heating up, but the places where we live need to be cool. What makes a cool city? Green infrastructure, sustainable design, art, music, trails, walkability, greenways, complete streets, parks, open space, and really cool people.

Managing urban heat in an increasingly hot and dry climate is necessary to protect public health, infrastructure, the economy and quality of life. Trees and green infrastructure are a priority for urban heat management, water quality, air quality and energy conservation.

Click here for more information

Dallas
May 16-17, 2014

Texas Tree Climbing Competition
May 16-17, 2014
New Braunfels, Texas

Registration is now open!

Mark your calendars now for this years contest. Winner of this year's competition will represent the Texas Chapter in the internationals in Milwaukee.  This is the best event of the year for a working climber to attend if you want to improve your skills.

Click here for more information

Click here to sponsor or exhibit at the event

New
Braunfels


May 15, 2014


Tree Climbing Systems Workshop
By
Jared and Gary Abrojena
Thursday, May 15, 2014
8:00am - 4:00pm
Registration $125.00 includes lunch
6 CEU's

Workshop Topics:
A.M. Session- Tree Climbing Techniques; Past to Present
P.M. Session- Single Rope Technique for Ascent & Work Positioning

For those of you who follow the International Tree Climbing Competition, you will recognize Jared, as he is the 2009 ITCC champion and the 2011 North American Champion. He has been a regular in the ITCC finals since 2001. Jared and Gary are very well schooled and experienced in all Tree Climbing techniques. Gary was a perennial Western Chapter Champion before Jared finally was able to beat his father, and extend the family legacy at the ITCC. Gary is currently on the ITCC rules committee . He has been climbing trees since he was a boy in Hawaii, climbing for coconuts!! I am sure that all who attend will learn something new regardless of experience.

Click here for more information

Click here to sponsor or exhibit at this workshop

New
Braunfels



April 21-23, 2014
and
April 24-26, 2014


TRAQ
Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course
San Antonio - April 21-23, 2014
Conroe - April 24-26, 2014

Registration is closed.

The Texas Chapter ISA is offering the new ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) course and assessment. TRAQ provides an opportunity for arborists to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.

Skip Kincaid will be your instructor covering Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, and Risk Reporting. The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.

The qualification consists of a two-day educational course followed by a one-half day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.

Click here for San Antonio
TRAQ information

 Click here for Conroe
TRAQ information

Click here for TRAQ flyer

 

San Antonio
Conroe

April 25, 2014

Chipper Operator Workshop
Friday April 25, 2014
Round Rock, Texas

Accidents involving brush chippers are a significant concern for tree care and landscape employers, the employees who operate the equipment, and manufacturers alike. With support from Altec Industries, Bandit Industries, Morbark Inc. and Vermeer Corporation, TCIA has created the new Chipper Operator Specialist credentialing program, designed to train tree care employees in hazards, as well as accepted practices for brush chipper operation and other associated tasks. For crew members who often do not receive formal training opportunities, the program will increase employee involvement with overall safety compliance and self-policing and provide crew members with an opportunity to earn a nationally recognized credential. Comes with the Chipper Operator Specialist manual and enrollment, a $35 value.
Click here for more information
Round Rock
April 24, 2014

Amarillo Tree Care Workshop

April 24, 2014

Amarillo College

 

This is an invitation to a tree care workshop being held in Amarillo on April 24th. We will be offering all 5 CEU’s from Texas Dept of Ag (including Laws & Regs) for applicators and 6 CEU’s from the International Society of Arboriculture for arborists.  Lunch will be provided from Beef O'Brady's.  We hope to see you there!

Click here for a workshop flyer

Amarillo
April 17, 2014

 

Bilingual Tree Worker Workshop

Primeras Jornadas para Trabajadores de Árboles
8:000am to 4:00pm  April 17, 2014

St. Phillips College, San Antonio

 

Registration is at the door
Online registration is closed

 

It's time for the 4th Annual Bilingual Tree Worker Workshop in San Antonio. Come learn from industry leaders such as Eduardo Medina from Davey Tree, Jim Houser from Texas A&M Forest Service, Jacob West from Bartlett Tree Experts, and Mark Bird from City of San Antonio.

 

We will discuss professionalism in arboriculture, tree biology, pruning, and oak wilt. There will be demonstrations on air spades, chainsaw safety, large tree pruning and removal, and young tree pruning. We hope to see you there.

 

Space is limited and last year was a sellout
Register TODAY!

 

$40 before April 9th and $45 after that -Lunch included

 

5.25 CEU's

 

Click here for more information on the Spanish Session

 

Click here for more information on the English Session

 

SW Campus of St. Phillips Cllege
203 Norton St, SA


March 25 - Houston
March 27 - Austin




Dr. A.D. Ali

ISAT masters series

2014 ISAT Masters Series in Arboriculture
All You Need to Know About Bugs in the Landscape

Dr. A.D. Ali, PhD, BCMA

March 25th in Houston - Online registration closed - you can register at the door

March 27th in Austin Sold Out
Do you want to stand apart from the crowd, take your arboricultural career to the next level, and add to your growing list of credentials? If so, then the ISA Texas Chapter Master-Series All You Need to Know About Bugs in the Landscape Workshop is for you!

This one day Workshop will introduce the world of insects to the practitioner. The program will start with the basics on what insects are made of and what makes them work. Then you will be exposed to the tremendous diversity of insects. From there, we will delve into specifics on pest insects and arthropods one may find in the landscape. Categories and severity of damage will be discussed, as well as identification of plant symptoms. Next, you will be introduced to nuisance biting and stinging arthropods, followed by the wonderful world of the Good Gals, or beneficial bugs. The afternoon session will include a practical, outdoors sleuthing of landscape plants to apply knowledge learned from the morning session. Finally, the program will conclude with an overview of the types, modes of action and proper use of insecticides.

5.5 Certified Arborist CEU's
5.5 BCMA Science CEU's

Click here the Houston Workshop

Houston
Austin


March 22, 2014


2014 Texas Wildlife & Woodland Expo and Spring Fling.
Saturday, March 22

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lone Star College – Montgomery campus
SH 242/College Park Drive
Conroe/The Woodlands

Volunteer opportunities for Texas Master Gardeners and Texas Master Naturalists. Badge opportunities for boy scouts and girl scouts. Kayaking Skills Tank (skills and safety) • Archery (skill and safety) Fly Fishing • Rod & Reel fishing (fishing/boating safety) Jakes Take Aim BB Gun Range (gun safety) • Hands on crafts with lessons Baytown Nature Center touch tank (aquatic) • GPS, Orienteering & Compass Wildlife-live animals (wildlife) • Wolves of St Francis (rescue/rehabilitation) Dutch Oven Society with History (history). 

for more info -  visit http://expo.tamu.edu
Conroe


March 11, 2014


A300 Tree Care Standards Workshop
March 11, 2014 – 9:00am-12:15pm
Grand Prairie
 

Proper care and maintenance of trees, from planting onward, will assure long-term health and good structure, maximize the benefits provided by urban forests while reducing risk, and minimize interference with infrastructure.

This workshop will review how A300 standards are used for: -Writing specifications for all aspects of tree work -Developing training materials for employees and volunteers involved with tree care -Assuring a clear understanding of proper tree care for regulators, governments, and legal authorities.  

Workshop is $25 and the price includes a free ANSI A300 Part 1 Pruning standard, 3 ISA CEUs, and 0.5 CTSP CEUs, and morning refreshments.  

Go to the link below for registration and additional information:  
http://tcia.org/training/a300/20140311-a300-tree-care-standards-workshop

Grand Prairie

Deadline
March 3, 2014

Call for Presentations for the
2014 Texas Tree Conference

Deadline March 14, 2014

The Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture is seeking proposals for presentations for the 35th Annual Texas Tree Conference, to be held in Waco, TX October 1-3, 2014. This year, the theme of the conference is "Surviving ExTREEmes"  The Tree Conference attracts commercial and consulting arborists, municipal and community foresters, utility foresters, landscape architects, urban planners, and other professionals from related fields. Attendees have a wide variety of experience, from university students to well-salted veterans.

Proposals for the conference will be accepted for 30-or 60-minute oral presentations during general and split sessions. Proposals for 30 minute field demonstrations for the Tree Academy are also being accepted.

Proposals will be evaluated based on overall quality, appropriateness and timeliness of topic, well-defined, focus, practical application of material, and the subject’s interest to a diverse audience. Only proposals submitted online will be accepted. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 14, 2014. If you are interested, please fill out the online application here.

Waco


Feb. 20, 2014


South Texas Urban Forestry Conference
Planning and Growing Healthy Green Space
Feb. 20, 2014

 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Laredo, Texas

Xeriscaping, Water Quality,  Irrigation,  Drought, Disease, Insects, Tree Care

Urban Forestry has been called the frontline for climate change.  Learn about this growing profession and hear it from experts in the industry. 

Click here for more information.

Laredo


Feb. 28, 2014


North Central Texas Urban Forestry Conference
Feb. 28, 2014

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fort Worth Botanical Garden

The go to source for continuing education for municipal and commercial arborists in North Texas is pleased to present Dr. Ed Gilman, University of Florida.  A three time graduate of Rutgers University, Dr. Gilman has a 45% research: 50% extension teaching: 5% classroom teaching assignment. His new online arboriculture class is available to students world-wide. He works with arborists, consultants, landscape contractors, growers, urban foresters, planners, landscape architects and others engaged in tree selection, growing, planting and management issues. His research includes tree pruning, anchorage, roots, irrigation, and fertilization.

Click here for more information.

Fort Worth

Feb. 26, 2014
March 5, 2014
Austin



Guy LeBlanc

Basic Climber Training
Guy LeBlanc, Instructor
Feb. 26, 2014
Rosewood Park, Austin, TX

Rain Out - Postponed to March 5th

Climbers - want to improve your climbing skills? It's time to learn from the best! Basic Climber Training is the first of a series of three workshops intended to teach tree climbing, pruning, and aerial rescue techniques.  This first course will focus on basic climbing techniques and working in a tree.  Topics will include site assessment, job planning, equipment, safety, ascent techniques, work positioning, pruning and cutting techniques, and aerial use of a chain saw.  The second class in the series will focus on aerial rescue, and the third on advanced climbing techniques, including SRT.  There will be an introductory classroom segment followed by outdoor instructor demonstration and hands-on participation by students.  

Click here for more information or to register

Click here for the event brochure


Austin

Feb. 25-28, 2014

2014 ASCA Consulting Academy

February 25-28, 2014
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Newport Beach, CA

As the most comprehensive training experience for arborists who consult, the Consulting Academy includes interactive sessions and lectures on all aspects of consulting arboriculture.

Click here for more information.

Newport Beach, CA

Recruiting Volunteers for the 2014 NATCC


ISA are now accepting volunteers for the 2014 North American Tree Climbing Championship to be held April 5-6, 2014 in Pasadena, CA. Sign-up by March 1.
Pasadena, CA

Feb. 1, 2014


2014 HAUFC Tree Planting Competition
Saturday,
Feb. 1, 2014
(Rain Date Feb. 8)

You still have time to register!

It’s time to start getting your team together for the 2014 HAUFC Tree Planting Competition.
The Houston Area Urban Forestry Council is in the process of planning the 2014 Tree Planting Competition, the date will be Saturday February 1th (Saturday February 8th will be the alternate rain date). The planting competition once again will be held in partnership with Harris County Flood Control District, but we have added CenterPoint Energy and Trees For Houston as additional sponsors. The planting location is a large detention basin at the corner of W. Little York and Hollister
. As in years past there will be Professional, Amateur and Youth Divisions and HCFCD will prepared the site beforehand. The rules will be the same as in years past but because this event has grown over the years we anticipate more teams participating this year.  This year we will also have door prizes, raffle items and every volunteer will also get a t-shirt.
 

Houston

Jan. 16 & 17  and
Jan. 23 & 24, 2014

Arboriculture 101 Course
With Dr. Todd Watson

January 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2014
Brazos Center, Bryan, Texas

Online registration is now closed.
Please register at the door.

Get ready to take the Certified Arborist Exam or just brush up on your tree skills. Arboriculture 101 is a four-day short course designed to provide practitioners with an in-depth knowledge of how to care for urban trees.

Dr. Todd Watson, an ISA Board-Certified Master Arborist integrates research and practical experience in his teaching style. The course is built around the 12 domains of the Certified Arborist Exam.

Former students say the quality of teaching was excellent and the course was very informative and appreciated the attention to real world issues. Attendees routinely score significantly higher than the national average on the Certified Arborist Exam.

Click here to register online

Click here for the brochure


Bryan

Jan. 9, 2014


Spanish Language Tree Worker Safety Program

Presented in Spanish Only

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, Texas

Information & Registration:
English
Spanish

Achieving a safe and healthy work environment

Climbing and Equipment Safety, Electrical Hazards, Tree Pruning and Care, Tree Biology

with Edurado Medina, DAVEY TREES, Salvador Alemany and Mark Duff, Texas A&M Forest Service

Houston
Jan. 10, 2014


Landscape, Horticulture, and Arboriculture Services Workshop for Hispanic Tree Care Workers

Taller de servicios de paisajismo, horticultura y arboricultura para trabajadores hispanos en el cuidado de árboles

Presented in Spanish Only

Friday, January 10, 2014
AgriLife Extension Education Building
Conroe, Texas

Online Information & Registration:
http://tfsweb.tamu.edu/hispanicworkshop

Texas A&M Forest Service is offering an unique opportunity for landscape, horticulture, ground maintenance and tree care businesses and workers desiring to gain a straightforward understanding of tree care from the roots on up.

Conroe