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ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop

Arborist Review 2018

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ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Workshop:

An Introduction to the Science and Profession of Arboriculture

 Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center

8300 State Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL 36532

April 19-20, 2018

Thinking about becoming an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist or just need to review the basics? Interested in learning more about the field of arboriculture and the knowledge needed to become a Certified Arborist?  If so, join Alabama Extension and the Alabama Urban Forestry Association for a two-day class reviewing the Arborists Certification Study Guide.  This class will combine lectures with sample questions to better prepare and test the knowledge of attendees.

Target Audience: Arborists, Tree Workers, Landscapers, Landscape Architects, Land Managers & Developers, & Nursery Care Professionals.

For more information about ISA Certification go to:

ISA International Society of Arboriculture

 

 ISA and CFE Points Available

Workshop Agenda

Day 1

8:00 AM                                Registration

8:30 – 9:00 AM                   Knowledge Evaluation

9:00 – 9:45 AM                  Tree Biology – Jack

9:45 – 10:30 AM                Tree Identification – Jack

10:30 – 10:45 AM             Break

10:45 – 12:00 PM              Soil Science & Water Mgmt. & Nutrition (Ch. 3, 4,5) -Beau

12:00 – 12:30 PM              Lunch

12:30 – 1:45PM                 Tree Selection, Installation, Establishment (Ch. 6 & 7)-TBA

1:45 – 2:30 PM                   Pruning (Chapter 8) – Peter

2:30 – 3:15                          Tree Support and Lightning Systems (Chapter 9) – Chris

3:15 – 4:00 PM                   Diagnosis and Plant Disorders (Chapters 10) – Billy

4:00 – 4:45 PM                   Plant Health Care (Chapter 11) -TBA

 

Day 2

8:00 – 9:00 AM                  Tree Risk Assessment (Chapters 12) – Beau

9:00 – 10:00 AM                Trees and Construction (Chapter 13) – Beau

10:00 – 10:15 AM             Break

10:15 – 11:15 AM             Urban Forestry (Chapter 14) – Rowe

11:15 – 12:15 PM              Tree Worker Safety (Chapter 15) – Calley

12:15 – 12:45 PM              Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 PM                Climbing & Working in Trees (Chapter 16) – Calley

1:45 – 2:30 PM                   Post-Program Evaluation

2:30 PM                                Adjourn

 

All domains taught by Certified Arborists.