Articles by PNW-ISA

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.

TREE Fund Announces New Landscape Architecture Endowment Fund

The Tree and Soil Research Fund (TSRF) has been established to support research of interest to landscape architecture and related communities to empower meaningful research on trees and soil in the designed environment, with special focus in the area of trees and soils. This new fund will begin issuing annual grants of at least $25,000 … read more of TREE Fund Announces New Landscape Architecture Endowment Fund.

IUFC 2018 Scheduled for Vancouver, BC

The International Urban Forestry Congress (IUFC), with the theme The Urban Forest – Diverse in Nature, will be held in Vancouver, BC from September 30 to October 3, 2018.The objective of the Congress is to bring together professionals, researchers, and educators in urban forestry, arboriculture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and related fields to share experiences and … read more of IUFC 2018 Scheduled for Vancouver, BC.

Congratulations to the ITCC Competitors and Masters’ Challenge Champions

The 2017 International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) took place July 28-30 at the United States National Arboretum in Washington, DC. Congratulations to both James Kilpatrick and Chrissy Spence of the New Zealand Chapter for winning the Men’s and Women’s Masters’ Challenge Championship for the second year in a row! PNW’s own Robert Bundy represented us … read more of Congratulations to the ITCC Competitors and Masters’ Challenge Champions.

Your 2017-18 ISA Board of Directors

During the 2017 ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show, 2016-17 ISA Board President Michelle Mitchell passed the gavel to Paul Ries, who will serve as your president for 2017-18. The Board also honored outgoing Board member John Gathright and welcomed two new members, Russ Carlson and Cecil Konijnendijk. Take a moment to become acquainted … read more of Your 2017-18 ISA Board of Directors.

Honoring the 2017 ISA Awards of Distinction Recipients

The Awards of Distinction, sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts, are the highest honors bestowed by ISA in nine award categories that recognize ISA members for arboricultural education and research, contributions to practical arboriculture, publications, promotion of the profession, and advancement of ISA’s mission. This year’s nine award recipients were recognized at the Arboriculture Celebration that … read more of Honoring the 2017 ISA Awards of Distinction Recipients.

Here’s to the 2017 ISA True Professionals of Arboriculture!

The 2017 ISA True Professionals of Arboriculture were honored during the President’s Welcome at the ISA conference on July 31. This program recognizes ISA members and credential holders who demonstrate sustained dedication and skill in reaching out to their communities, clients, colleagues, and employees to provide training and education about tree care and the benefits … read more of Here’s to the 2017 ISA True Professionals of Arboriculture!.