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

    • May 11, 2021
    • 6:15 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Webinar: Registration Required, Call details will be sent to all registered 7,3,& 1 day(s) before event
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    GAA Training Meeting

    Tree Rigging: Efficiency & Safety

    presented by

    Odis Sisk
    Green Prism Consulting

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

    6:30 p.m. Presentation 

    Registration Required:  Call details will be sent to all registered

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

    Members Free, Non-Members $20

    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 

    • June 08, 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
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    CAA Bimonthly Training

    Historical perspectives: Turpentine to Arboriculture in Georgia

    Presented by:  

    Fred Warnell

    About: Fred Warnell, an arborist, whose family name adorns UGA's Warnell School of Forestry, will discuss his family involvement with turpentine tapping, forestry, and arboriculture.  The family has a long history of land conservation and ecological restoration. Listen to Fred share his passion of trees and how that passion was passed through 4 generations of Warnells.  

    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

    • July 06, 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
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    ISA Certified Arborist┬«  Exam Course

    Presented by:  

    Rob Swanson and TBD

    Certified Arborist

    About: Over seven sessions, instructors and certified arborists Rob Swanson and TBD will help attendees prepare for the exam with talks covering Tree Biology, Tree Identification, Soil Science, Water Management, Tree Nutrition and Fertilization, Tree Selection, Installation and Establishment, Pruning, Tree Support and Lightning Protection, Diagnosis and Plant Disorders, Plant Health Care, Tree Assessment and Risk Management, Trees and Construction, Urban Forestry, Tree Worker Safety, and Climbing & Working in Trees.  Attendees will also learn about eligibility for the exam and taking the exam.

    STUDY GUIDE: Attendees should read through the ISA Arborist Certification Study Guide (not included) to prepare for the review and the exam. The Arborist Certification Study Guide is available at www.isa-arbor.com and www.amazon.com. Attendees will be responsible for completing their own application for the exam.

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

    TimeThis course will meet seven times:

    Tue, July  6, 2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

    Thu, July 8 2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

    Tue, July 13, 2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

    Thu, July 15, 2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

    Tue, July 20, 2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

    Thu, July 22, 2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM EDT

    Tue, July 27 2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM EDT


    All registrants will also be sent a link to each class recording.

    Cost: GAA members $100, Non-Members $160 (includes 1 year membership to GAA)

    SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE to tree board members and tree care workers employed by a city, county, school or university who are not ISA Certified Arborists. 

    Click here to download a scholarship application.

    Questions?  Email marylynne@gatreecouncil.org.

    ISA CEUs: 1       

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

    • July 13, 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
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    GAA Bimonthly Training

    Tree Consultations- Tools, Methods, & Knowledge

    Presented by:  

    Jessie Milton
    OneBark Consulting Arborist

    About: Tree Consultation is a lynch pin to any arboriculture business. Jesse will review 20 year plus experience of tree consultation highlighting the issues he most commonly encounters. He will also give an overview of types of consultation from inventories to prescriptions. 

    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 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
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    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)
    • Zoom Call:Meeting ID will be sent out 7, 3, & 1 day before to all registered.
    • 160
    Register

    SAVE THE DATE! 

    The Georgia & Coastal Arborist Associations with generous sponsorship from:


    Georgia Forestry Commission

    Present:

    A Summer Workshop Online

    Soils, Testing, & Additives

    Speakers: Pending

    August 19th: 8am - 2pm , 5 CEIS applied for Please provide your ISA or Forestry Certification number when you register.

    $20 for members, $30 for non-members


    • 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
    Pending

    About: 

    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
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    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

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