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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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$80.00 - $160.00

Basic Tree Identification

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Portland, OR

Proper tree management starts with knowing the tree you’re managing. When trying to recommend an appropriate treatment, diagnose an issue, or understand and comment on how a tree will respond to a change in conditions, identifying the tree you’re dealing with is the first step, and this doesn’t stop when the leaves drop. This basic identification workshop will cover topics to help the practitioner identify common species in the Pacific Northwest, both native and non-native, focusing on what to look…

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November 2016
$80.00 - $160.00

Tree Protection During Construction

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bend, OR

Trees are commonly damaged during construction and successful preservation requires special consideration. This workshop explores strategies for managing trees during construction. Learn about: The importance of the arborist’s role throughout project planning, design, and construction; The value of preserving existing trees with development; Identifying trees that are suitable for preservation; The possible ways trees may be affected by construction; Tree protection measures and monitoring; The use of alternative construction techniques to provide for tree protection; and Addressing tree damage, risk…

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$625.00 - $750.00

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

November 14 @ 8:00 am - November 16 @ 12:00 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

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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$150.00 - $300.00

Common Fungi Affecting Pacific Northwest Trees and Implications for Tree Risk Assessment

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

This course will be of use to anyone interested in tree diseases, and particularly anyone conducting risk assessment of trees with disease. Arborists and foresters conducting tree risk assessments need to: Know what to look for, and Know what they are looking at. Fungi affecting trees show considerable variability in form and their ability to cause decay. Part of that variability is driven by the species of tree and fungus, the age and vigor of the tree, the extent of…

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$150.00 - $300.00

Common Fungi Affecting Pacific Northwest Trees and Implications for Tree Risk Assessment

November 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

This course will be of use to anyone interested in tree diseases, and particularly anyone conducting risk assessment of trees with disease. Arborists and foresters conducting tree risk assessments need to: Know what to look for, and Know what they are looking at. Fungi affecting trees show considerable variability in form and their ability to cause decay. Part of that variability is driven by the species of tree and fungus, the age and vigor of the tree, the extent of…

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$625.00 - $750.00

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

November 28 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 12:00 pm
Oregon City, OR

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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December 2016
$80.00 - $160.00

Electrical Hazards Awareness Training

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shoreline, WA

Arborists need to be aware of potential electrical hazards in their work environment.  Tree care brings arborists in close contact with energized power lines and equipment that have the potential for serious injury and fatalities. This training is for tree care professionals who want to avoid deadly encounters and other negative consequences with electricity.  Keep your crew safe with electrical hazard awareness training. The following topics are reviewed in this training: O.S.H.A. / A.N.S.I. / OH & S / E.C.U.S.R.…

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$80.00 - $160.00

Electrical Hazards Awareness Training

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

Arborists need to be aware of potential electrical hazards in their work environment.  Tree care brings arborists in close contact with energized power lines and equipment that have the potential for serious injury and fatalities. This training is for tree care professionals who want to avoid deadly encounters and other negative consequences with electricity.  Keep your crew safe with electrical hazard awareness training. The following topics are reviewed in this training: O.S.H.A. / A.N.S.I. / OH & S / E.C.U.S.R.…

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