GAA WINTER WORKSHOP and AWARDS LUNCHEON
December 13, 2018
GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION
This year the GAA has two featured speakers. Jerry Bond, an ISA Certified Arborist with Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (NY 1109-AQ), has twenty years of experience as a consultant in urban forestry. He was instrumental in developing the TRAQ manual and has been a regular speaker at both ISA and TCIA conferences. Eric Kuehler is a Science Delivery and Technology Specialist with the US Forest Service, Southern Research Station. Eric has worked extensively with iTree in addition collaborating on a resource manual on trees as stormwater mitigation.
We are also excited to announce some new awards and a streamlined process to designate finalists in each category. Applications and categories will be announced soon.
8:30am: Coffee & Registration
9:00: President's Welcome
9:15: Jerry Bond, Tree Load and Risk Assessment
10:30: Eric Kuehler: "The role that trees and urban forest systems play in stormwater runoff mitigation"
1:30: Jerry Bond: Fertilization (profit and professionalism, research developments)
2:45: Closing, Evaluations4 Forester, ISA CEUs Applied for