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A resource for tree care professionals and the public to protect and care for Georgia's trees.

    Coastal Arborist Events

      • 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
      Register

           

      ISA Certified Arborist®  Exam Course

      Presented by:  

      Rob Swanson and Kay Evanovich

      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. 

      Email info@georgiaarborist.org for scholarship information and/or questions.

      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)
      • oom Call, Instructions will be sent out to all registered 7, 3, & 1 day(s) before.
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      GAA Bimonthly Training

      Tree Consultations- Tools, Methods, & Knowledge

      Presented by:  

      Jesse 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
      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

      • 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

    Georgia Arborist Association


    Email:  info@georgiaarborist.org
    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516, Decatur GA 30031

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