Articles by PNW-ISA

Update from the Board of Directors on the Executive Director Search

In early August 2019, the position announcement for the PNW-ISA Executive Director was posted widely on job search websites, social media, and with partner organizations.   As of 8/29, 70+ candidates had applied. The posting period will close on September 1st. In September candidates will be screened, and the most qualified will move through phone … read more of Update from the Board of Directors on the Executive Director Search.

PNW-ISA Executive Director Position Announcement

PNW-ISA is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who is a highly motivated team builder and leader with a vision for expanding the reach and impact of our organization for current and future members, and the arboriculture industry in our region. The overarching mandate for the ED will be to implement a business model furthering initiatives … read more of PNW-ISA Executive Director Position Announcement.

Upcoming Clackamas Community College Courses

The CCC Horticulture Department offers a wide range of horticulture, arboriculture and related courses for degree-seeking students as well as those persons interested in simply continuing their education. The fall lineup also include pesticides recertification and Laws & Safety training classes. Click here for a complete list of classes and workshops, and registration options. Have … read more of Upcoming Clackamas Community College Courses.

Speak at the 2019 Oregon Urban and Community Forestry Annual Conference

The 2019 Oregon Annual Urban and Community Forestry Annual Conference will be held at Portland’s World Forestry Center on June 6, 2019. This annual event is hosted by Oregon Community Trees, Oregon Department of Forestry U&CF Program, and the USDA Forest Service. The theme is: “Making Space for Trees – Designing Tree Friendly Infrastructure for Oregon Communities.” … read more of Speak at the 2019 Oregon Urban and Community Forestry Annual Conference.

After the Storm: A Symposium Co-Hosted by PNW-ISA and UW Botanic Gardens

The doom and gloom of storm work may drift away as quick as the seasons end. Our industry’s stories and experiences get lost in the evening weather report about felling trees and chipping debris. These times of weather events are some of the most difficult and dangerous work in our field. The symposium features six … read more of After the Storm: A Symposium Co-Hosted by PNW-ISA and UW Botanic Gardens.

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.