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Washington Park Arboretum – Graham Visitor’s Center

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2300 Arboretum Drive E
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

August 2019

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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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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