Allied Partner Events

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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March 2018

Tree Pruning for the Future

March 1

By Eric DeBord


This workshop focuses on training young trees using structural pruning practices to develop stable, healthy trees for future generations. All green industry professionals and interested parties are welcome.

Topics to be addressed include:
Pruning principles- what, why, when, and how

Cultural conditions- keeping your trees healthy

Common tree failures and how to prevent them

Outdoor field component- an up close look at trees and pruning

ISA Certified Arborist Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2.75

The workshop will be co-instructed by Oregon Community Tree's director and ISA Certified Arborist Eric DeBord as well as City of Eugene Urban Forestry staff Andrew Miron, and Jeff Chandler. 'Tree Pruning for the Future' is hosted as a partnership between the City of Eugene and Oregon Community Trees.

Event Location

City of Eugene Public Works - Bldg 2
1820 Roosevelt Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97405


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Electrical Hazard Awareness Program (EHAP) – 7.5 CEUs (OCCB, ISA & TCIA)

March 10

By CRUX Climbing, Rigging and Training (CCRT)


Eligible for 7.5 CEUs (CCB, ISA & TCIA)!!!

Electricity is a serious and widespread hazard to arborists and other high angle industries; and one of the leading causes of tree care related fatalities. Furthermore, almost all high angle industries or those working at heights have at least some exposure to this hazard. A street lamp circuit, a cable TV wire, even a phone line can be energized with enough voltage to kill. Indirect contact through a green tree branch or other conductive object is an ever-present threat. One doesn't have to touch a wire to be electrocuted, and about half of all electrocution fatalities are the result of indirect contact.

EHAP helps meet yearly OSHA safety requirements to recognize and avoid electrical hazards for anyone who works near utility lines. EHAP must be used in combination with documented on-the-job skills training and verification to meet OSHA 1910.269 requirements.

Once a candidate has completed all training, TCIA will issue a certificate of completion (valid for one year from date of issue), transcript storage in the TCIA database, helmet decal, and laminated wallet card.

JOSEPH MENDEZ - ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Certified Treeworker, ISA Certified Aerial Lift Specialist, Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP), Certified EHAP Instructor
JENNA SMITH - Journey Level Lineworker, Journey Level Line Clearance Tree Trimmer

See website ( for Registration, Details and Refund Policy!

Event Location

Clackamas Community College, Clairmont Hall - Room #133
19600 S Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045


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TCIA’s Aerial Rescue Training Program (ARTP)

March 11
Oregon City, OR

TCIA’s Aerial Rescue Training Program™ (ARTP) helps you protect your employees and meet the aerial rescue training requirements mandated by ANSI Z133.1 and OSHA. The most common reason for double fatalities in tree care is failed aerial rescue attempts. An emergency could develop any time one of your crews is aloft, and your employees must know how to react.

This certificate program is designed to be used in combination with on-the-job training and practice, so that crews have the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate an emergency situation and potentially rescue an injured tree worker. (more…)

June 2018

The Urban Forest of Tomorrow

June 14

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

Event Location

University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6

Contact 905-274-1022

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