Serving Arborist of the Coastal Region for Georgia and South Carolina

The Coastal Arborist Association (CAA) was founded in 2015 to provide education, training, and fellowship to arborists in the coastal region of Georgia and South Carolina by encouraging safe practices and continuing education opportunities.

We partner with the Georgia Arborist Association (GAA) to serve as our non-profit agent, as well as our collaborators in pushing our mission forward. For additional information or to become a member, please contact CAA Administrator, Neil Norton at: neil@georgiaarborist.org or 404-913-1422


Upcoming events

    • August 10, 2021
    • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Webinar: Registration Required, call details will be sent to all registered 7, 3, & 1 day(s) before event
    Register

         

    CAA Bimonthly Training

    Tree Planting

    Presented by:  

    Dr. Kim Coder
    UGA Warnell School of Forestry


    About: Dr. Coder will discuss optimal tree planting tactics. 

    Location: Zoom Call, Instructions will be sent out to all registered 7, 3, & 1 day(s) before.

    Time: 6:15-7:30pm

    Cost: Free to all CAA and GAA members and business supporters. $20 for all others.

    ISA CEUs: 1       

    Questions? Contact CAA Administrator at 404-913-1422 or at info@coastalarborist.org

    • August 19, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Student Learning Center, Bldg. 4400 Auditorium, 1109 Experiment St, Griffin, GA 30223
    • 40
    Register

    The Georgia & Coastal Arborist Associations with generous sponsorship from:


    Georgia Forestry Commission

    Present:

    Summer Workshop

    Turf, Trees, & Soil: An Uneasy Alliance

    Hybrid Event: Both in Person & Webinar 
    (FREE lunch for those that show up in person)
     
     

    Time Delievery Topic Presenter Time (hours)
    8:00 AM live & Zoom Registration/Light Breakfast
    8:30 AM live Introduction Christie Bryant, GAA President
    8:30:00 AM - 9:30 AM live Effects of Herbicide on Trees Paul Pugliese, UGA Extension- Bartow County 1
    9:30:00 AM - 9:45 AM live Submitting Samples Jolette Bembry, UGA Extension- DeKalb, County 0.25
    9:45:00 AM - 10:45 AM in person Turf and Tree Conflicts and Solutions Patrick Mawhinney, Arborsit 0.75
    10:45:00 AM - 11 AM live BREAK
    11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM Soil Testing Dr. Jay Lessel,UGA Extension, Soil Test Lab 1
    12:00:00 PM - 1 PM Lunch
    1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM in person Turf Installation and Soil Compaction Lyle Collins,Arborist & Georgia Landscape Professional 1
    2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom Essential Elements Dr. Kim Coder,  UGAWarnell School of Forestry 1
    3:00 PM Evaulations


    August 19th: 8am - 5pm , 5 CEU applied for Please provide your ISA or Forestry Certification number when you register.

    $50 for members, $110 for non-members (includes one year free membership in GAA)


    • September 14, 2021
    • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Webinar: Registration Required, call details will be sent to all registered 7, 3, & 1 day(s) before event
    Register

         

    GAA Bimonthly Training

    Trees, the Law, & Insurance

    Presented by:  

    Joe Samnick

    About: Entering his 54th year of practice limited to tree and landscape consulting and the dispute resolution process, Joe has been named as an expert in over 1,000 litigation assignments. As the founding president of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), Florida Chapter, Joe has presented at over 100 International and State conferences. His formula for appraising the value of roadside vegetation was included in Rule Chapter 14-40 of the Florida Statutes, and copyrighted as intellectual property. His formula for calculating the value of a tree providing ecological benefits was intellectually copyrighted in 2016 and presented at the ISA International Conference. He received the Edward W. Bok award for recognition of lifetime achievement in the excellence of arboriculture.  He has been issued a provider number by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, State of Florida for the continuing education of landscape architects, and the International Society of Arboriculture for arborist’s continuing education.


    Location: Zoom Call, Instructions will be sent out to all registered 7, 3, & 1 day(s) before.

    Time: 6:15-7:30pm

    Cost: Free to all CAA and GAA members and business supporters. $20 for all others.

    ISA CEUs: 1       

    Questions? Contact CAA Administrator at 404-913-1422 or at info@coastalarborist.org

    • October 12, 2021
    • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Webinar: Registration Required, Call details will be sent to all registered 7,3,& 1 day(s) before event
    Register


    GAA Training Meeting 

    Pesticide Policy, Uses, and Risks 

    presented by

    Dr. Elizabeth McCarty
    Forest Health Specialist, UGA Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources

    6:15pm-6:30pm: GAA Update (Optional)

    6:30 p.m. Presentation

    Attendees will receive one (1) CEU

    Registration Required:  Call details will be sent to all registered

    7, 3 ,& 1 day(s) before event

    Cost: Free to all CAA and GAA members and business supporters. $20 for all others.

    Attendees will receive one (1) CEU

    Not a member?
    GAA offers many benefits to help you excel in your profession.

    Join GAA for just $68 

    Questions?

    Contact us at 404-913-1422 or info@georgiaarborist.org 

Past events

July 20, 2021 ISA Certified Arborist® Exam Course
July 13, 2021 GAA Training: Tree Consultations: Tools, Methods, and Knowledge
May 11, 2021 GAA Training: Tree Rigging, Efficiency and Safety
March 09, 2021 GAA Training:Urban Trees: Pests, Diseases, & Solutions
February 22, 2021 GAA Special Event: Winter Tree ID
February 09, 2021 CAA Training: Expand your Business with DOT Contracts.
January 12, 2021 Grow Your Arborist Career: Credentials Are Important
November 11, 2020 Requirements for Writing a Tree Prescription for a Municipality
October 14, 2020 CAA Presents:Hurricanes, Wind, Water & Tree Devastation
September 08, 2020 Georgia Tree Care Industry Economic Impact & Licensing Analysis
August 27, 2020 Tree Pruning Strategies for our oldest and biggest trees
August 11, 2020 Chainsaw Safety Resources and Techniques
July 14, 2020 Bark, Wood Boring, and Ambrosia beetles on Loblolly Pines
June 18, 2020 How Do I Become a Certified Arborist?
June 09, 2020 Arboriculture and Bonsai: Similarities and Differences
May 12, 2020 Tree Prescriptions and Watering Big Trees
July 10, 2019 Coastal Arborist Association July Lunch & Learn
February 13, 2019 Coastal Arborist Association February Lunch & Learn
June 06, 2018 Coastal Arborist Association June Lunch & Learn
April 11, 2018 Coastal Arborist Association April Lunch & Learn: Dr. Don Gardner
February 07, 2018 Coastal Arborist Association February Lunch & Learn
November 08, 2017 Coastal Arborist Association November Lunch & Learn
October 18, 2017 Coastal Arborist Association October Lunch & Learn
October 06, 2017 Vermeer SE Presents Arborist Training Seminar
September 13, 2017 Coastal Arborist Association Lunch & Learn
June 14, 2017 Coastal Arborists June Meeting
March 08, 2017 Coastal Arborist Association Lunch & Learn
February 13, 2017 Coastal Arborist Association Lunch & Learn