Articles by PNW-ISA

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.

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.