Articles by PNW-ISA

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.

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.