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July 2016
$150.00 - $300.00

Documenting Evidence: Practical Guidance for Arborists

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seattle, WA

Arborists routinely examine trees for health and risk. The assignment may involve site review, or checking a tree before pruning or removing it. Perhaps it involves collecting data to report about appraisal of damage or trespass issues, or forensic investigations about injuries caused by falling trees. This course covers the professional practice of recognising and understanding evidence, and learning how to effectively use it in reports. It applies to tree care companies and climbers, municipal, utility, and consulting arborists - anyone working with trees who…

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$150.00 - $300.00

Advanced Tree Risk Assessment: Principles and Practice

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seattle, WA

Tree risk assessment is an area of urban forest management that has evolved rapidly in the past decade. We have moved from simple hazard tree assessment concepts into a more sophisticated understanding of risk in general. With the introduction of the ISA’s Best Management Practices document for Tree Risk Assessment, and the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ), several new approaches and guidelines have beenintroduced. Within the field of tree risk assessment there are many techniques and concepts to master; from basic principles through to sophisticated…

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$150.00 - $300.00

Developing Field Assessment Skills for Common PNW Tree Diseases

July 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:15 pm
Seattle, WA

Improve your tree disease field assessment skills in this all-day class at Seward Park. Morning lectures will cover visual assessment techniques for disease, using a combination of signs and symptoms of common diseases in native PNW trees. In the afternoon, we will be outdoors examining diseases of Douglas-fir, western hemlock, western redcedar, bigleaf maple, and Pacific madrone. The types of wood decay, fungus fruiting bodies, as well as structural and risk implications will be discussed, and sonic tomography and resistance drilling will be demonstrated as…

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$150.00 - $300.00

Developing Field Assessment Skills for Common PNW Tree Diseases

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:15 pm
Seattle, WA

Improve your tree disease field assessment skills in this all-day class at Seward Park. Morning lectures will cover visual assessment techniques for disease, using a combination of signs and symptoms of common diseases in native PNW trees. In the afternoon, we will be outdoors examining diseases of Douglas-fir, western hemlock, western redcedar, bigleaf maple, and Pacific madrone. The types of wood decay, fungus fruiting bodies, as well as structural and risk implications will be discussed, and sonic tomography and resistance drilling will be demonstrated as…

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August 2016
$625.00 - $750.00

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

August 29 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 12:00 pm
Victoria, BC

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry 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.…

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September 2016
$625.00 - $750.00

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 12:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry 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.…

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October 2016
$125.00 - $250.00

Creating Wildlife Habitat Trees

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spokane, WA

This class will discuss and demonstrate how instead of removing trees to the ground, portions can be safely retained and used as habitat. Demonstration will include techniques like ‘Coronet Pruning’ and how you can create bird boxes by either using pre‐existing cavities or creating them with the use of a saw. You will learn how you can attract the type of animal you are creating habitat for by the size and location of the holes you create, such as making…

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$150.00 - $300.00

Creating Wildlife Habitat Trees

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seattle, WA

This class will discuss and demonstrate how instead of removing trees to the ground, portions can be safely retained and used as habitat. Demonstration will include techniques like ‘Coronet Pruning’ and how you can create bird boxes by either using pre‐existing cavities or creating them with the use of a saw. You will learn how you can attract the type of animal you are creating habitat for by the size and location of the holes you create, such as making…

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