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June 2019

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 19 @ 12:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Renewal

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Victoria, BC

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Renewal

June 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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Woodlawn Park Tree Inventory

June 22 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Woodlawn Park in Northeast Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 11 inventory work days this summer in parks across Portland.…

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Grant Park Tree Inventory

June 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Grant Park in Northeast Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks across Portland.…

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July 2019

British Columbia Regional Tree Climbing Competition

July 6 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Surrey, BC

The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture is pleased to host the British Columbia Regional Tree Climbing Competition at Crescent Park (2585 - 132 Street, Surrey BC). This educational event and competition is an excellent way for climbers of all skill levels to learn the latest in safety and climbing techniques. Beginning and experienced climbers are encouraged to participate. This will be a fun filled day showcasing tree climbing that the entire family can enjoy. Climbers participate…

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Westmoreland Park Tree Inventory

July 13 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Westmoreland Park in Southeast Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks across Portland.…

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Woodstock Park Tree Inventory

July 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Woodstock Park in Southeast Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks across Portland.…

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Northwest Park Blocks Tree Inventory

July 27 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of the Northwest Park Blocks in Northwest Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks…

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August 2019

Hillsdale Park Tree Inventory

August 3 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Hillsdale Park in Southwest Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks across Portland.…

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URBAN FOREST ASSESSMENT COURSE

August 5

By Julia Alards-Tomalin Description Starting August 5th, 2019 for online components. Field sessions on August 24th & 25th 8:30am-4:30pm The Urban Forest Assessment course provides training in ecosystem values and assessment protocols for urban forests and the application of this information in regional land management. This knowledge is increasingly relevant in municipal planning and in the assessment and enhancement of natural capital and infrastructure. I-Tree software provides an economic value for ecological services such as for pollution mitigation, avoided runoff,…

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Sellwood Riverfront Park

August 10 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Sellwood Riverfront Park in Southeast Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks across…

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Mt. Scott Park Tree Inventory

August 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Mt. Scott Park in Southeast Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks across…

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Structural Support Systems – Cabling and Bracing

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 3:00 pm
Seattle, WA

What is structural support and how does it affect tree health and longevity? The Structural Support Systems Workshop will be a 2 day workshop that is lecture based and hands-on. This workshop will cover the ANSI A300 Part 3 Supplemental Support Systems standards that are applied to the installation and maintenance of tree support systems, including cabling, bracing and guying. Various cabling approaches will be discussed such as bracing for split trees, through rods, and outside the box support systems.…

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Introduction to Tree Climbing

August 21 @ 8:00 am - August 22 @ 3:00 pm
Seattle, WA

Introduction to Tree Climbing is a 2-day hands-on workshop designed for tree care professionals who want to learn or refresh the basic fundamentals, practice and safety protocols of tree access and climbing for arboricultural work. This course will teach those new to climbing the basic skills to be safe, efficient and productive out in the field. If students have personal climbing equipment they are encouraged to bring their gear to learn how to properly inspect the life support components. Emphasis…

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Seattle Regional Tree Climbing Competition

August 24 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture is pleased to host the Seattle Regional Tree Climbing Competition at Volunteer Park (1247 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112, near the playground). This educational event and competition is an excellent way for climbers of all skill levels to learn the latest in safety and climbing techniques. Beginning and experienced climbers are encouraged to participate. This will be a fun filled day showcasing tree climbing that the entire family can…

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Sellwood Park Tree Inventory

August 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

By Lizzie Sords Description This event is a volunteer tree inventory of Sellwood Park in Southeast Portland, hosted by Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry. Trained Team Leaders will guide novice volunteers through inventory data collection, using forestry tools and techniques and plotting data points on a digital map. Measurements taken will include DBH, tree height, crown spread, and crown base height. Trees are identified to species. There will be 10 inventory work days this summer in parks across Portland.…

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September 2019

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification

September 9 @ 8:00 am - September 11 @ 12:00 pm
Victoria, BC

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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Waza to Kokoro Intermediate level seminar

September 16 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

By Kristin Faurest, director, Japanese Garden Training CenterDescriptionThis award-winning 12-day hands-on professional-level seminar in Japanese garden arts includes instruction in stonesetting, history, pruning, bamboo fence construction, and design. Instructors include visiting instructors from Japan as well as Portland Japanese Garden staff. Application is open now through April 15, 2019.Event LocationPortland Japanese Garden and offsite venues611 SW Kingston Dr.Portland, OR 97205Contactthecenter@japanesegarden.orgVisit the Event Website

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Common Fungi Affecting PNW Trees and Implications for Tree Risk Assessment

September 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Seattle, WA

This course will be of use to anyone interested in tree diseases, and particularly anyone conducting risk assessment of trees with disease. Arborists and foresters conducting tree risk assessments need to: Know what to look for, and Know what they are looking at. Fungi affecting trees show considerable variability in form and their ability to cause decay. Part of that variability is driven by the species of tree and fungus, the age and vigor of the tree, the extent of…

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Common Fungi Affecting PNW Trees and Implications for Tree Risk Assessment

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Seattle, WA

This course will be of use to anyone interested in tree diseases, and particularly anyone conducting risk assessment of trees with disease. Arborists and foresters conducting tree risk assessments need to: Know what to look for, and Know what they are looking at. Fungi affecting trees show considerable variability in form and their ability to cause decay. Part of that variability is driven by the species of tree and fungus, the age and vigor of the tree, the extent of…

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Advanced Tree Risk Assessment

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seattle, WA

Tree risk assessment is an area of urban forest management that has evolved rapidly in the past decade. We have moved from simple hazard tree assessment concepts into a more sophisticated understanding of risk in general. With the introduction of the ISA’s Best Management Practices document for Tree Risk Assessment, and the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ), several new approaches and guidelines have been introduced. Within the field of tree risk assessment there are many techniques and concepts to master; from basic principles through to…

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ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Renewal

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Surrey, BC

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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October 2019

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 3 @ 12:00 pm
Surrey, BC

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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Advanced Tree Risk Assessment

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Surrey, BC

Tree risk assessment is an area of urban forest management that has evolved rapidly in the past decade. We have moved from simple hazard tree assessment concepts into a more sophisticated understanding of risk in general. With the introduction of the ISA’s Best Management Practices document for Tree Risk Assessment, and the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ), several new approaches and guidelines have been introduced. Within the field of tree risk assessment there are many techniques and concepts to master; from basic principles through to…

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ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Renewal

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Renewal

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spokane, WA

Note: If you are scheduled to expire on October 22, 2019, ISA has granted a one-day extension to allow you to participate in the TRAQ Renewal on October 23, 2019. The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing…

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November 2019

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification

November 18 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 12:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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December 2019

Effective Report Writing: Guidance for Arborists and Urban Foresters

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm
Victoria, BC

Writing is a critical part of communication. If the reader cannot understand what you are telling them, how do you expect them to proceed?  In this class we will review how to write effectively. We will work on the writing styles needed to develop or respond to a request for proposal, as well as site memos, field reports, letter and formal reports with each one tailored to their intended use. The report themes will focus on risk assessment, construction sites,…

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