The Pacific Northwest ISA takes great pride in promoting the many educational events taking place all over our chapter region. In addition to chapter-sponsored classes and workshops, take a look at what our Allied Partners have to offer. If you have an event to include, please submit it here.
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Local Tree Care Provider Workshop
By Gina Dake
Urban Forestry will hold the first Local Tree Care Provider Workshop of the year on May 18, 2018. The workshop is free and open to all arborists, landscapers and other green industry professionals who want to be recognized on the City of Portland’s Local Tree Care Providers web page.
To increase understanding and compliance with City rules and regulations regarding tree pruning, removal, and planting, the City is providing training for companies that care for trees in Portland. Training will cover:
- Title 11 rules and regulations for publicly and privately owned trees
- How to fill out a tree permit, tips for ensuring your permit is approved
- Tree mitigation plans and tree selection
Upon completion of the workshop by a Certified Arborist representative and providing a City business license number, participating businesses without documented violations of the Tree Code within the last year may be added to the list. Attendance at a workshop each year is necessary to remain on the list. ISA CEUs may be available.
3350 SE Francis St.
Portland, OR 97202
Tree Industry and Logging Trauma Treatment
By North American Training Solutions
The Tree Industry and Logging Trauma Training Program provides the tools and knowledge necessary for tree care and logging operation employees to identify and respond to emergency and trauma situations while working in the field. This 3-day program focuses on emergency medicine, remote area/field trauma care, physical injuries, environmental emergency conditions, and transport methods, and includes First Aid/CPR certification.
Hood River, OR 97031
The Urban Forest of Tomorrow
By Urban Forest Innovative Solutions
The Urban Forest of Tomorrow Conference - June 14 & 15 2018 - Mississauga Ontario
Over this two-day conference, leading experts from three continents will guide participants through the challenges and opportunities that environmental changes pose for our urban forests, while focusing on preparing for the future.
Seven international and two local Toronto speakers will showcase new improvements and advances in species selection, planting methods, engineering solutions and the latest in tree conservation approaches. Join us for a unique series of lectures set amongst the spectacular facilities and forests at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus
Featured Speakers Include
Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch — University of British Columbia
Janet McKay — Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests
Henrik Sjöman — Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
David Callow — City of Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Peter Del Tredici — MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Keith Sacre — Barcham Trees, United Kingdom
Joris Voeten — Urban Roofscapes, The Netherlands
Meaghan Eastwood — Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Ted Green MBE — Ancient Tree Forum President, United Kingdom
University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6
Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart training seminar
By Kristin Faurest
The Portland Japanese Garden’s International Japanese Garden Training Center is now accepting applications for Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart, a hands-on training program in Japanese garden arts. The Japanese garden tradition offers a wealth of knowledge and techniques for creating spaces of harmony, beauty, balance, and tranquility. The seminar is a rare opportunity to study an integrated curriculum of stonesetting, design, aesthetics, pruning, history, and bamboo fence construction, all framed eloquently in the culture of tea. Faculty include Portland Japanese Garden staff and visiting instructors from Japan.
Last Year's Seminar Video
Intermediate level: July 19-30
Beginner level: Sept. 20-27
There is no prerequisite for the seminar; applicants will be evaluated individually based on experience. Scholarships are available.
Portland Japanese Garden
611 SW Kingston Dr.
Portland, OR 97213
2018 Trees & Utilities Conference
By Lauren Weyers
Join us in Omaha, Nebraska for the 2018 Trees and Utilities Conference on August 28-30. This conference is the chief learning and engagement event in the world for utility vegetation managers and associated urban forestry professionals.
Trees and Utilities offers the latest in:
- Utility arboriculture research
- Best management practices
- Current trends in vegetation management
- Continuing education credits
- Trade shows
Enhance your program and help grow and maintain community trees while providing safe, reliable utility service. Join your utility colleagues for this event to help identify new ideas, practices, and partnerships.
Century Link Center
455 N 10th St
Omaha, NE 68102