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    ISA Certified Arborist® Exam Course

    • July 20, 2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • July 27, 2021
    • 12:00 PM
    • Zoom Webinar: Registration Required, call details will be sent to all registered 7, 3, & 1 day(s) before event


    • The fee for the course is $168. This fee includes a one-year membership in the GAA.


    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 Kay Evanovich 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 and 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 SPONSORED BY GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION, AVAILABLE to tree board members and tree care workers employed by a city, county, school or university who are not ISA Certified Arborists. 

    Email for scholarship information and/or questions.

    ISA CEUs: 15       

    Questions? Contact GAA Administrator at 404-913-1422 or at 

    Georgia Arborist Association

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

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