Welcome to the GAA

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

    GAA Events

      • May 31, 2017
      • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
      • The Jack Ellis Company 2838 Washington St Avondale Estates, GA 30002
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      • June 17, 2017
      • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      • TCI Clubhouse, 1290 Merry Lane NE, Atlanta 30329


      • July 11, 2017
      • 6:00 PM
      • North Fulton Gov't Annex, 7741 Roswell Rd NE, Sandy Springs, GA

      GAA Training and
      General Membership Meeting

      Tree Biology - How Trees Function
      and How they Grow

      presented by

      Dr. Kim Coder

      UGA Warnell School of Forestry

       6 p.m. Light refreshments and networking

      6:30 p.m. Business Meeting

      7 p.m. Presentation 

      Attendees will receive one (1) CEU

      Members attend free.
      Non-members pay $15. 

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

      Join GAA for just $60. 

      Questions?

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

      • August 24, 2017
      • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      • Mableton, GA, Cobb County


      GAA Summer Symposium
      and AWARDS LUNCHEON
      "Messing with Mother Nature: Using Amendments, Regulators and Pesticides Responsibly with Trees"

      August 24th, 8am to 3pm

      SPEAKERS

      David Held, PhD,
      Associate Professor of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University

      Jim Cortese,
      Consulting Arborist,
      Tipco

      Patrick Anderson
      Arborologist, Rainbow Treecare

      Plant Heath Care Panel
      Josh Correll, Arbor Equity
      Christy Bryant, Gunnison

      Sponsored by

      GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION

      7 ISA CEUs applied for. Questions? Contact Neil Norton, GAA Executive Director at 404-913-1422 or Gary Peiffer, DeKalb Extension, 404-298-4080.


      • September 12, 2017
      • 6:00 PM
      • DeKalb Extension 4380 Memorial Dr Decatur, GA 30032

      GAA Training and
      General Membership Meeting

      INSECT PEST UPDATE

      presented by

      Jule Lynn Macie

      UGA Extension


       6 p.m. Light refreshments and networking

      6:30 p.m. Business Meeting

      7 p.m. Presentation 

      Attendees will receive one (1) CEU

      Members attend free.
      Non-members pay $15. 

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

      Join GAA for just $60. 

      Questions?

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

      • September 20, 2017
      • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • To be announced

      THE GAA WANTS YOU!


      SALUTING BRANCHES:

      Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance

      NATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY
      GAA location to be announced
      September 20, 2017
      Everyone who does tree work is
      encouraged to help out!

      8:00am Safety and Plan Review

      8:30 a.m. Work begins
      12 p.m. Lunch (Provided)

      Questions?

      Contact us at

      404-913-1422 or

      info@georgiaarborist.org 

      • November 14, 2017
      • 6:00 PM
      • DeKalb Extension 4380 Memorial Dr Decatur, GA 30032

      GAA Training and
      General Membership Meeting

      JOB SITE FIRST AID
      AND CPR TIPS

      presented by

      Zac Perry

      Davey Tree


       6 p.m. Light refreshments and networking

      6:30 p.m. Business Meeting

      7 p.m. Presentation 

      Attendees will receive one (1) CEU

      Members attend free.
      Non-members pay $15. 

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

      Join GAA for just $60. 

      Questions?

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

      • December 14, 2017
      • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
      • Gwinnett Tech, 5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawerenceville, GA 30043 Building 200/Room 104
      Registration is closed


      GAA WINTER WORKSHOP
      and AWARDS LUNCHEON
      December 15th

      Sponsored by

      GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION


      SPEAKERS

      Randall Stamen
      Attorney/Arborist
      Law Offices of Randall S. Stamen
      Riverside, CA

      Arboriculture & the Law, actual Cases and their results"

      Knowledge that can keep you and your company out of extra financial Risk (Talk 2)

      Insurance Roundtable
      Industry Representatives TBD

      An Insurance Company Perspective: Coverage, Options, and Results


      4 ISA CEUs applied for. Questions? Contact Neil Norton, GAA Executive Director at 404-913-1422 or Gary Peiffer, DeKalb Extension, 404-298-4080.

    Past events

    May 09, 2017 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    April 07, 2017 Tree Inspection Walk & Talk (without TCC)
    April 07, 2017 Safety Update: Industry Statistics and What we can Do About Them, Cordage & SRT
    April 07, 2017 Aerial Lift and Aerial Rescue Safety Workshop
    April 07, 2017 The 19th Annual GAA Tree Climbing Competition
    April 05, 2017 Chipper Operator Specialist Workshop (Light Breakfast, Lunch Included)
    March 22, 2017 Tree Climber Social, "Small Wood Lot Management"
    March 16, 2017 Tree Risk Management Workshop
    March 14, 2017 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    March 08, 2017 Coastal Arborist Association Lunch & Learn
    March 01, 2017 GAA Crane Safety Workshop
    February 13, 2017 Coastal Arborist Association Lunch & Learn
    January 10, 2017 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    December 16, 2016 Tree Climber Social, "Small Wood Lot Management"
    December 15, 2016 Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon
    November 15, 2016 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    September 21, 2016 "Saluting Branches" -- GAA Volunteer Day
    September 13, 2016 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    August 19, 2016 Summer Symposium Day 2: Tree Ordinances, Construction, and Tree Appraisal
    July 12, 2016 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    May 14, 2016 GAA Membership Appreciation Picnic
    May 10, 2016 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    March 08, 2016 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    January 12, 2016 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    December 17, 2015 GAA Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon
    November 10, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    September 26, 2015 GAA Saluting Branches Day
    September 08, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    August 19, 2015 GAA Summer Symposium
    March 10, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    January 13, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    November 11, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training and General Membership/Elections Meeting
    October 14, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Specially Called Membership Meeting
    September 09, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    August 21, 2014 GAA / UGA Summer Training Symposium
    July 08, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    May 13, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    March 11, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    January 14, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    December 05, 2013 Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon Sponsored by A Southern Tree
    November 12, 2013 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    September 28, 2013 Tree Identification Training & Tour
    September 10, 2013 GAA Bi-Monthly Training...Greg Levine, Trees Atlanta..."Atlanta Beltline-what's involved and what it means to Atlanta."
    August 22, 2013 GAA Summer Conference
    July 09, 2013 GAA Bi-Monthly Training...Bob Delbridge..."Information to help arborist and clients avoid tree related litigation."
    May 14, 2013 GAA Bi-Monthly Training...Steve Pettis..."Small Tree handling and care includes planting technique."
    March 12, 2013 GAA Bi-Monthly Training...Peter Jenkins..."Increasing the work force and awareness of trees with recreational tree climbing."
    March 02, 2013 Tree Climbers International Family Tree Climb sponsored by Davey Tree
    March 02, 2013 The 16th Annual 2013 GAA Tree Climbing Championship
    March 01, 2013 GAA Hands On Ground Worker - Volunteer
    January 08, 2013 Designing With Trees – How They Fit In Your Landscape .... Nancy Beckemeyer, Landscape Architect / Certified Arborist
    December 13, 2012 TCC Sponsorship 2013 Opportunities
    December 04, 2012 Sponsor the GAA Awards Luncheon & Winter Workshop
    December 04, 2012 GAA Awards Luncheon & Winter Workshop...FREE for GAA Members!
    November 13, 2012 Comparison of Rigging and Cabling Systems - Another Tree Service That Companies Can Sell To Expand Their Business.
    September 11, 2012 GAA Bi-Monthly Training...Dr. Coder...Fall Leaf Color and Biology
    September 11, 2012 Officer Nominations for VP, Secretary/Treasurer & Delegate 2013 GAA Board
    August 23, 2012 Georgia Arborist Association Technology Workshop 2012
    July 24, 2012 GAA Phone Conference Round Table Discussion
    July 10, 2012 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting ...Dr. Kim Coder
    June 24, 2012 FUN CLIMB Fundraiser
    April 12, 2012 GAA Spring Workshop...Professional Arborists Industry Update
    March 13, 2012 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting ...Tim Daly, Gwinnett Extension, Invasive Plant Species.....Highlighting Invasive Trees
    February 25, 2012 The 15th Annual 2012 GAA TCC Competitor WAIT LIST
    February 25, 2012 The 15th Annual 2012 GAA TCC Judge / Volunteer Registration
    February 25, 2012 The 16th Annual 2013 GAA TCC Competitor Registration
    February 25, 2012 The 15th Annual 2012 GAA Tree Climbing Championship / Sponsorship
    December 07, 2011 GAA FALL Workshop...Professional Arborists Industry Update
    November 18, 2011 Save-A-Heart........CPR & First Aid Certification
    November 08, 2011 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting ............Dan Bauer...Residual Effects of Drought on Trees
    October 23, 2011 Tree Climbing Fundraiser
    September 13, 2011 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting ............Dr. David R. Coyle...Shade Tree Insect ID & Control
    August 25, 2011 GAA Summer Workshop...Professional Arborists Industry Update
    July 12, 2011 2011 GAA Board Secretary Nomination
    July 12, 2011 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting ............ Dr. Kim Coder: Storms & Wind Tree Loads
    May 24, 2011 RESCHEDULED...GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    May 20, 2011 Save-A-Heart........CPR & First Aid Certification
    March 08, 2011 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    March 01, 2011 Certified Treecare Safety Professional
    February 25, 2011 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Workshop
    February 10, 2011 2011 Dekalb County Green Industry Update
    February 08, 2011 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    January 29, 2011 The 14th Annual GAA 2011 Tree Climbing Championship
    January 29, 2011 TCC Sponsorship 2011 Opportunities
    January 15, 2011 Rope Splicing Class by North American Training Solutions
    December 14, 2010 5th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner
    November 16, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    November 16, 2010 2011 GAA Board Nomination
    September 14, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    July 13, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    May 11, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting @ THE TUCKER RECREATION CENTER
    March 09, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting "Tree Injection Systems"
    February 27, 2010 TCC COMPETITOR 2010 Registration
    February 25, 2010 TCC Volunteer 2010 Registration
    February 25, 2010 TCC Sponsorship 2010 Opportunities
    February 23, 2010 Annual Arbor Symposium-SEATS ARE FULL
    February 19, 2010 Save-A-Heart........CPR & First Aid Certification
    January 29, 2010 4th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner
    January 12, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting "Diagnostic Techniques for Arborist"
    January 11, 2010 2010 GAA Board Nomination Form
    October 16, 2009 GAA Fall Workshop - Dr. Kim Coder - Lightning Systems
    October 10, 2009 Center for Puppetry Arts Volunteer Project
    March 10, 2009 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    February 04, 2009 GAA Exhibit @ Howard Brothers Pro Day.....
    January 10, 2009 3rd Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner
    January 10, 2009 The 12th Annual 2009 TCC COMPETITOR Registration
    January 09, 2009 The 12th Annual 2009 TCC Volunteer Registration
    January 01, 2009 2009 TCC Sponsorship Opportunities
    November 11, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    November 07, 2008 ISA Certification Exam, Athens, GA
    October 25, 2008 GAA Volunteer Pruning Project @ The Andersonville National Historic Site
    October 01, 2008 Development of Autumn Leaf Color in North Georgia
    September 09, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    September 01, 2008 Officer Nominations for 2009 GAA Board
    August 22, 2008 TCC Trailer Logo Purchase
    July 18, 2008 ISA Certification Exam, Decatur, GA
    July 08, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    May 31, 2008 CANCELLED...GAA Hands On Ground Worker - Volunteer
    May 31, 2008 CANCELLED GAA Hands On Ground Worker Workshop
    May 13, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    April 18, 2008 ISA Certification Exam
    April 11, 2008 ISA Certified Arborist Training-REGISTRATION IS FULL.
    April 04, 2008 ISA Certified Arborist Training-REGISTRATION IS FULL.
    March 28, 2008 ISA Certified Arborist Training-REGISTRATION IS FULL.
    March 11, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    March 01, 2008 The 11th Annual 2008 TCC Volunteer Registration
    March 01, 2008 The 11th Annual 2008 TCC COMPETITOR Registration
    February 29, 2008 Competitor / Judge Meeting, 2008 TCC
    February 29, 2008 2008 TCC Sponsorship Form
    February 23, 2008 Site Prep Day for the 2008 TCC
    February 15, 2008 DeKalb County Tree Contest
    February 14, 2008 Save-A-Heart........CPR & First Aid Certification Class
    February 06, 2008 GAA Exhibit @ Howard Brothers Pro Day
    January 08, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting

    Georgia Arborist Association


    Email:  info@georgiaarborist.org
    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 8802 ~ Atlanta, GA  31106

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