For 38 years, PNW-ISA has served the professional tree care industry with educational programs, special events, and networking opportunities. The 2017 Annual Training Conference promises to be another world-class training opportunity. Take advantage of this opportunity to get your company name in front of over 400 ISA Certified Arborists and other members of the green … read more of Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration for ATC 2017 Now Available.
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The annual PNW-ISA awards will be presented during the Lynnwood ATC. Nominations are open for: Arborist of the Year Tree Worker of the Year Volunteer of the Year Use the new mobile-friendly online form or access the PDF version to nominate someone you know that has contributed to the community this year. Read more of Chapter Award Nominations.
Washington is well known for its verdant forestlands; however, the center of our state is very different. The coulees, shrub-steppes and other high desert landscapes of central Washington are tough environments for trees. This leaves cities asking “what can I plant here?” For purposes of this article, we are defining central Washington as Douglas, Lincoln, … read more of Trees for Central Washington.
Visit Washington, DC for the ISA Annual International Conference ISA is partnering with MAC-ISA (ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter) to bring you the 2017 ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show, July 29 – August 2 … the premier event “where arboriculture meets.” Besides offering educational opportunities for professionals from all areas of arboriculture, this year’s event … read more of News from ISA – Spring 2017.
PNW-ISA member Christina Pfeiffer of Seattle, WA has recently published an updated edition of her book, Pacific Northwest Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year. Notes Christina: “This practical guide has been updated with current information for maintaining beautiful and healthy gardens, tuned into important regional issues such … read more of Hot Off the Press!.
Cass Turnbull February 7, 1951 – January 26, 2017 In late January, we were all saddened to learn of the sudden and unexpected death of well-known PlantAmnesty founder Cass Turnbull. While vacationing in Hawaii with her husband, she suffered a fatal heart attack after a swim. Cass was the power, the energy, the humor, and … read more of In Memoriam: Cass Turnbull and Mike Bowman.
Last summer, PNW-ISA sent an electronic survey to the membership to solicit feedback on our overall member services and benefits. Congratulations to Charles Rognlie, the lucky winner of a $100 course discount for participating in the survey. The PNW-ISA Board of Directors and staff have reviewed the survey and summary of responses. The candid responses … read more of Member Survey 2016 Summary Report.
The Washington Community Forestry Council recently released a document you can use when discussing the benefits of urban trees. The sheet outlines tree benefits and threats to community trees as well as valuable information on the benefits healthy trees provide. Please feel free to download and use this PDF when acting as a tree advocate. … read more of Healthy Trees = Healthy Communities.
Men’s Finals Robert Bundy Dan Kraus George Coronado Women’s Finals Leah Jardine Anita Dilles Read more of 2016 Tree Climbing Championship Results.
Kris Josey is the current PNW-ISA Treasurer and manages ArborCare Resources, Inc. in Hailey, ID. I can’t remember when I actually joined ISA, but have been a Life Member since the early 2000s, and a member of the PNW Chapter at least since then. I graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a BS … read more of Spotlight on Kris Josey.