Articles by PNW-ISA

Guide for Plant Appraisal, 10th Edition, By Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers

New 10th Edition! The Guide for Plant Appraisal, 10th Edition is the most informative and comprehensive alignment of current knowledge of the approaches, processes, and methods of plant valuation. This edition represents a systematic evolution of plant appraisal that integrates new research into a deeper understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the available methods. … read more of Guide for Plant Appraisal, 10th Edition, By Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers.

2018 International Tree Climbing Championship

This year’s record-breaking ITCC took place in Columbus, Ohio. There were 75 competitors from 21 different countries and 26 female competitors, both more than any previous event. Congratulations to Kali Alcorn and Dan Kraus who represented the PNW-ISA at the 2018 ITCC. Kali placed 19th out of 26 women. Dan placed 13th out of 49 … read more of 2018 International Tree Climbing Championship.

Help Support Team PNW in Tour des Trees 2018

Make a difference in the health of our community forests by supporting Team PNW as they ride in the 2018 Tour des Trees. Team PNW’s efforts allow the TREE Fund to advance the fields of arboriculture and urban forestry. We are now accepting donations to support Team PNW here. If you can’t afford to donate, … read more of Help Support Team PNW in Tour des Trees 2018.

2019 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Prize Package

The Pacific Northwest Chapter is pleased to announce the 2019 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Prize Package for the winners of the Chapter Annual Tree Climbing Championship, which will be held September 29-30, 2018 at Stanley Park in Vancouver, BC. These climbing kits will be presented to the women’s and men’s champions to help equip them for … read more of 2019 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Prize Package.

2018 Tree Climbing Competitions

Warm months in the Pacific Northwest are the perfect time and place to get outside and climb trees. Here’s info about this year’s TCCs. Previous TCCs Southern Oregon Regional, May 12 Adam Airoldi from the City of Medford led organizers to a successful inaugural TCC in Hawthorne Park, Medford. Seasoned judges, technicians, and volunteers from … read more of 2018 Tree Climbing Competitions.

ISA Certification Exam Prep Classes Coming to BC This Fall

Burnaby Central School in Burnaby, BC, will hold another series of classes to prepare individuals for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam. The course is designed to prepare park professionals, tree pruners, landscape architects, and gardeners for the exam. Topics include tree identification, plant physiology, pruning, installation, and establishment. The class will begin on October 9, … read more of ISA Certification Exam Prep Classes Coming to BC This Fall.

Annual Training Conference 2018 is IUFC 2018

On September 30 – October 3, join us for an exciting opportunity. PNW-ISA’s Annual Training Conference will take place in Vancouver, BC in combination with Tree Canada and Urban Tree Diversity’s conferences to create this unique event. The theme, “The Urban Forest – Diverse in Nature” is a natural fit for this diverse array of … read more of Annual Training Conference 2018 is IUFC 2018.

Applying for ISA CEUs and Maintaining Certification

PNW-ISA Announces New Online Tool for ISA CEU Approvals The process to assign Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) for an event starts with your local Chapter, the Pacific Northwest ISA. PNW-ISA uses external reviewers to approve applicable CEUs using the domains of the ISA Certification exam. The CEU code … read more of Applying for ISA CEUs and Maintaining Certification.