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      • March 11, 2024
      • April 01, 2024
      • 7 sessions
      • Virtual/Zoom
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      ISA Certified Arborist®  Exam Virtual Review Course

      Location: Zoom

      7 sessions

      March 11th-April 1st, 2024

      Monday/Wednesday: 9am-12pm

      You may access a copy of the full agenda HERE.

      Sponsored by:

      Cost:


      $100 - GAA Members

      $168 - Non-members (includes 1 year of Membership to GAA)

      $250 - Sponsorship (limit of 2 sponsors)

      SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE


      ***Scholarship Opportunities Available - see Important Notes section for process and eligibility***


      Presented by:  

      Rob Swanson and Kay Evanovich

      About our speakers: 

      Over seven sessions, experienced 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.

      ***All registrants will receive a video recording of the classes at the end of each week***

      IMPORTANT NOTES:

      Attendees should combine this class with the study of the ISA Certified Arborists' Study Guide (not included in course registration).  The GAA has a limited number of copies available in exchange for a donation to the GAA.  You can make your donation here.

      Attendees are responsible for completing their own application for the exam through the ISA.  This is a 2 step process which begins with an application, and once approved by the ISA you can register for the exam date and location of your choice.  Exam fees are handled by ISA and are not included in registration for this course.  You can find a copy of the ISA Certified Arborist Application Guide HERE.  If you have any questions about the process, the GAA is happy to help!

      Please be sure to read all instructions within your event confirmation email to ensure you complete the final step of registering your email via Zoom.  This ensures you will receive the log in instructions/link/password ahead of the event.

      Scholarships are available to tree board members and tree care workers employed by a city, county, school or university who are not already ISA Certified Arborists.  Scholarships are sponsored by the Georgia Forestry Commission.  Applicants must be employed within the State of Georgia.  Scholarship covers the $100 cost of the course, but does not include free membership.  You may apply for scholarship here.  If applying for scholarship please be sure to register to hold your spot - instead of paying just choose "invoice me". Scholarship application deadline is February 19th, 2024.

      10 CEUS AVAILABLE

      ***For those who want to register for the course as a refresher, and are already certified arborists you can receive 15 CEUS.  CEU sign in sheets are virtual and will be provided to the class in the chat window at the end of each session.  If you do not submit your sign in sheet, you will not receive CEUs.***

      Questions? Contact GAA Administrator at 404-913-1422 or at info@georgiaarborist.org

      • April 09, 2024
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      • Online Via Zoom
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      Save Georgia's Hemlocks

      April 9th, 2024 

      12pm-1pm
      1 CEU

      This presentation caters to both newcomers to the area who may not be familiar with the hemlock problem and those already aware of it but seeking further insights into the available options for preserving these trees.

      During this hour long presentation you will be provided with an overview of the importance of the hemlocks, the invasive insect that's killing them, what property owners can do to save their own trees, opportunities for volunteers to help save the trees on public lands, and why timely action is vital.

      About the Organization: 

      Save Georgia's Hemlocks (SGH) is a rapidly growing grassroots organization of energetic individuals with diverse backgrounds, interests, ages, and origins, united by a common purpose to save the hemlocks. We began our efforts in July 2009 with a large goal -- to serve all of north Georgia where the woolly adelgid is a serious threat. With the help of many partners and volunteers, we have made steady progress since then, but there is still much to do.

      SGH is a volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of concerned citizens dedicated to saving endangered hemlocks through education and charitable service. It is our vision that through our efforts of preservation, conservation, and restoration, there will be a healthy population of hemlocks in Georgia for future generations. To achieve this, our Hemlock Help Program focuses on three goals:

      ■ Educate -- Enhance public awareness of the hemlock woolly adelgid crisis, current practical options and emerging control technologies, and the aesthetic, economic and environmental reasons to take timely and effective action to save the hemlocks.

      ■ Enable -- Ensure easy access to sound hemlock-specific instruction, advice regarding economical solutions, and availability of necessary resources.

      ■ Engage -- Enlist our volunteers to provide direct assistance to property owners, nonprofits, and public land managers. 

      About the Speaker, Donna Shearer -- Founder

      Atlanta native Donna Shearer realized her childhood dream of living in a log cabin in the mountains when she and her husband Mark moved to Dahlonega in 2002. With their home situated in a dense hemlock grove along a trout stream, it was particularly troubling when in 2005 they discovered their evergreen sanctuary was threatened by an infestation of an invasive insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid.

      Rather than give up, they began researching the hemlock problem and treating the trees on their own property that same year. The successful results motivated Donna to share the benefit of their knowledge and experience with others, and in 2009 she and a small group of volunteers founded Save Georgia's Hemlocks. She is now retiring as Executive Director but will remain active with the organization.


      • April 18, 2024
      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • Lanier Outdoor 2985 Buford Hwy NE, Buford, GA 30518
      • 50
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      Presents:

      Quarterly Education & Happy Hour


      1 CEUs applied for
      1 CTSP CEU applied for

      Speaker

      TBA

      MORE EVENT DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED.



      Join us for Happy Hour/CEUs

      Adult and non-alcoholic beverages +

      Heavy snacks.


      Event Date:

      Thursday, April 18th

      5:00 PM-7:30 PM

      (Speaker 5:00 pm-6:00 pm)

      (Happy Hour 6:00 pm-7:00 pm)


      Registration Deadline - 

      Tuesday, April 4th


      Lanier Outdoor

      2985 Buford Hwy NE, Buford, GA 30518






      • May 14, 2024
      • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
      • ZOOM
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      Bi-monthly Virtual Training:

      Introduction to Arborist Apprenticeship for Tree Care Businesses

      This webinar aims to provide valuable insights into the benefits and processes of incorporating Registered Arborist Apprenticeship programs into the tree care industry. Apprenticeships offer a structured pathway for individuals to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in tree care careers and proves to be a successful recruitment and retention tool for employers. 

      Presented by:

      Erin Demers -- TCIA

      Erin Demers has a background in education and is currently the Manager of Workforce Recruitment & Retention with the Tree Care Industry Association. In her role, Erin supports tree care companies and educational organizations with registering Arborist Apprenticeship programs, facilitates Student Career Day and Women in Tree Care events, and oversees the Arborist Safety Training Institute. Erin supports workforce development in the tree care industry in an effort to recruit new workers and provide resources to positively impact training and retention.

      In this session we will learn about:

      This session will cover the benefits of apprenticeships for business, program components, and success stories. Tree care business owners, managers, tree care professionals, and other attendees will gain an understanding into the implementation of apprenticeship programs, fostering a stronger connection between tree care businesses and the next generation of arborists.

      Location/Format: Virtual via ZOOM - upon registration via the GAA Website you will receive a confirmation and instructions to register your email via ZOOM.  Please be sure to complete this step to ensure you receive the log in instructions ahead of the event.

      Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

      Agenda:

      6:15 pm-6:30 pm: Introduction & settle in, Q&A rules, & CEU sign in instructions

      6:30 pm-7:30 pm: Training Session

      Cost: FREE to all GAA Members and Business Supporters.  $20 for non-members

      ISA CEUS: 1

      Questions?

      Please email us at info@georgiaarborist.org

      ***This training is recorded and will be sent by email to all registrants within a week of the event***

      • May 29, 2024
      • 8:00 AM
      • May 31, 2024
      • 12:00 PM
      • Savannah, GA
      • 0
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      ISA TRAQ FULL COURSE -

      TREE RISK ASSESSMENT QUALIFICATION


      May 29th - May 31

      Full agenda available here


      COURSE LOCATION: 

      Oatland Island Wildlife Center
      Savannah, Georgia

      Instructor:

      Jimmy Walters 

      14.5 CEUs Available

      Registration Deadline:

      Monday April 22nd, 2024

      (Slots fill up fast!  Register now!)


      Registration Cost:


      $625 - Georgia Arborist Association & ISA Member Rate

      $625 - Georgia Arborist Association Member Only Rate (not a member of the ISA)

      $700 - ISA Member Only Rate (not a member of the GAA)

      $795 - Non-Member Rate (not a member of ISA or GAA)

      If you are interested in becoming TRAQ qualified, please take some time to read the “ISA TRAQ Application Guide” available here - TRAQ-App-Guide.pdf . The guide will provide details about the application process and let you know what pre-requisites are required to apply for the credential.

      The TRAQ course and credential provide an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.

      COURSE DESCRIPTION

      Earning the qualification requires attendance at a 2-day educational course followed by a ½-day assessment that includes both a written and field exams. The first two days are typically 8am-5pm and the third day (exam day) is 8am-noon. It is required that you attend the entire course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification. Coffee and a light breakfast are typically included each day along with lunch the first two days. If overnight travel is needed you will need to make hotel reservations on your own.

      At the bottom of this email you will find recommended accommodations as well as more information about the location

      The course includes Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, and Risk Reporting. The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified. Once registered, you will receive a course Manual and a Course Workbook that you can read and study to prepare for the course. It is strongly suggested that you read the materials prior to the course. Not all of the materials on the exams will be covered in detail in the classroom. The Manual and Workbook are essential parts of the learning process for this course.

      Meet the Instructors:

      Jimmy Walters: Certified Arborist since 1996. SC Registered Forester. 1971 graduate of Clemson University, BS Forestry. Retired with over 40 years service with SC Forestry Commission. Retired as Program Coordinator for Urban and Community Forestry in SC. Charter member of SC Urban and Community Forestry Council (now Trees SC).  Board of Directors, SC Vegetation Management Association, active in the SC Green Industry Association. Past President, Southern Chapter ISA and member of Florida Chapter as well. Now operating an arboricultural consulting firm, Urban Forest Advisors, LLC. Skilled teacher and public speaker. Many classes and lectures on Hazard Tree Management (old terminology) and Tree Risk Assessment prior to TRAQ. 

      HOTEL BLOCK INFORMATION:

      COMING SOON

      Disclaimers, Important Information, & Refund Policy:

      • Applicants for TRAQ courses must register 30 days prior to the session they plan to attend. These classes often fill up quickly since class size is limited. Register as early as possible to avoid missing the location you want!

      • The FULL course is required for those qualified applicants that wish to earn the TRAQ credential.

      • This class provides the needed exams that must be passed to earn the TRAQ credential.

      • Please bring your own hard hat and vest to the event.

      • Please bring your government ID.

      • Be sure to bring your course materials. (This will be mailed to you by the ISA in advance.)


      ***Cancellation & Refund Policy -
      All cancellations made after the registration deadline of the event, no-shows, or those found to not have the required pre-requisites will not be eligible for refund. Cancellations made prior to the registration deadline/shipment of course materials are eligible for full refund. Cancellations made within 1 week of the registration deadline will be eligible for full or partial refund if GAA is able to fill their spot with a waitlisted registrant. All refunds are subject to a 3.5% credit card processing fee.
      • June 12, 2024
      • 8:00 AM
      • June 13, 2024
      • 5:00 PM
      • Hall County Extension Office 734 E Crescent Dr #300, Gainesville, GA 30501
      • 28
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      WILDFIRE RISK REDUCTION QUALIFICATION


      Hall County Extension Office
      June 12-13, 2024
      Gainesville, Georgia

      11.5 CEUs applied for

      The threat wildfire poses to residents increases everyday as more communities are built in natural areas. Recent fire seasons have seen increasing property loss and death associated with wildfire. We know that it is not a question of if a fire will start, but when.

      The Wildfire Risk Reduction Qualification (WRRQ), developed by Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas Chapter ISA, expands the reach of the state forestry agency’s wildfire prevention messaging while equipping certified arborists with another tool in their tool box to meet client needs.

      As professionals who have daily interaction with the public, arborists can help reduce wildfire risk and protect lives, homes and landscapes. When homes and their surrounding property are protected, ecosystem benefits are protected as well.

      The Partnership:

      The GAA will provide education and credentialing to their membership. The Georgia Forestry Commission and trained instructors from the GAA will provide expertise in fire behavior, wildfire prevention, home ignition zone, fire-resistance species, and arboriculture. Instructors for the WRRQ courses offered by the GAA are composed of a cadre of experts.

      The Qualification:

      As an ISA Certified Arborist, have you considered how your skills and experience can improve the safety and quality of tree care to protect people and ecosystems from wildfire? Becoming Wildfire Risk Assessment Qualified will increase your knowledge on how to evaluate and mitigate property from the threat of wildfire, allowing you to provide that service to clients and constituents.

      The Course:

      Explore how wildfire moves through a landscape and learn to identify mitigation options that can be recommended or performed on client properties to reduce the risk of loss from wildfire. This course will incorporate classroom sessions and conduct field exercise on homes near the training center with 11.5 CEUs applied to your ISA Certified Arborist credential. A written exam and field test must be successfully passed to gain the qualification. Total course time is 16 hours.

      Registration Cost: 

      $250 GAA Members
      $300 Non-members

      Coffee, Snacks, Lunch and all necessary course materials will be provided.

      • August 10, 2024
      • August 11, 2024
      • 2 sessions
      • Trees Atlanta Kendeda Tree
      • 20

      Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ) Training Now Available
      August 10-11, 2024
      Atlanta, Georgia

      If you want introductory training in the theory and application of current tree and plant appraisal, register now to attend our TPAQ training. This event will utilize both instructor-led discussions and case scenarios to illustrate concepts allowing participants to become familiar with the relevant methods and techniques used to approach plant appraisals and the ability to make reasoned judgement about the value of trees and landscape plants.

      Learning Objectives
      Upon completion of this course, you will:

      • Understand basic appraisal concepts.
      • Define the tree and plant appraisal process.
      • Understand tree and plant appraisal, approaches, methods, and techniques.
      • Apply tree and plant appraisal approaches, methods, and techniques.
      •  Present assignment results. 

      Eligibility
      To apply to take the TPAQ workshop and earn the TPAQ certificate, applicants must:

      1. STANDARDS of PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - Applicant will provide a signature page with application agreeing to follow the ASCA Standards of Professional Practice when conducting their work in the appraisal of plant or tree assignments.
      2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Applicant will provide evidence of a minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in horticulture or arboriculture by the submittal of a curriculum vitae or resume.
      3. Applicant will provide evidence of at least one of the following:
        - Possess a four-year degree in arboriculture or a closely related field, such as urban forestry, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, forestry, or plant biology (120 hours of study), OR
        - Be a Registered Consulting Arborist®, BCMA, or hold a similar credential from any other CTLA organization (ASCA, ISA, TCIA, ASLA, AmericanHort, ACF, NALP.)


      About Your Instructor

      Christian Hughes, RCA #493


      Brookwood Tree Consulting, Inc.

      As a Principal Arborist, Chris brings Brookwood Tree Consulting's vision to bear and serves as a full-time consulting arborist. His knowledge and experience is recognized as a Certified Arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and registered Consulting Arborist® through the American Society of Consulting Arborists® (ASCA). Chris combines a love for trees with almost 20 years experience studying and working with trees in the urban centers of the Southeast and in world renowned gardens across the United States and Europe.

      Chris has developed tree management plans for residential homeowners, commercial developers, cities, parks, schools, and hospital and university campuses that actively utilize all concepts of tree appraisal and valuation. This diverse and unique background has provided the opportunity to engage hands on with tens of thousands of trees. 

      Workshop Materials
      You will be provided with a physical copy of the ASCA Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification Workbook, as well as all necessary testing materials (Scantron, #2 pencils, exam).

      In addition to the provided materials you are also required to bring the following:

      • Guide for Plant Appraisal, 10th Edition - physical copy only, a digit copy of the 10th Edition is NOT permitted.
      • Hard hat
      • High visibility clothing (i.e. - vest)
      • Scientific calculator (cell phone calculators are acceptable)

      Additional resources, encouraged but not required:

      Registration Opening Soon. 


    Past events

    December 06, 2023 ISA TRAQ Full Course (COLUMBUS,GA): Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
    November 14, 2023 Arborist Entrepreneur - Proper Business Set up for Success
    November 03, 2023 2023 GAA Trees Unite Us Conference & Networking Social
    November 03, 2023 SPONSOR/VENDOR REGISTRATION: 25th Annual Tree Climbing Championship & Trees Unite Us Conference
    October 17, 2023 ISA Certified Arborist® Virtual Exam Prep Course
    September 29, 2023 Spanish Education Workshop - Introducción a la Arboricultura: Curso corto de cuidado de árboles
    September 29, 2023 Spanish Education Workshop - Introduction to Arboriculture:Tree Care Short Course
    September 12, 2023 Insurance - For the Consulting Arborist: Navigating Insurance Coverage and Safety Practices
    August 25, 2023 GAA Summer Workshop: One Tree, Many Perspectives - Successful Projects through Team Work & Communication
    July 28, 2023 GAA Happy Hour & Education: INVESTIGATING THE STRUCTURAL SOUNDNESS OF A TREE: The Resistograph®
    July 12, 2023 Urban Wood Re-Utilization Workshop
    June 30, 2023 GAA Happy Hour & Education: Supplemental Support Systems for Trees
    June 16, 2023 INDUSTRY EVENT: SOUTHEAST TREES & THE LAW SYMPOSIUM
    May 09, 2023 Thinking of Plant Health Care as a Program
    April 22, 2023 Spanish Education Workshop - EHAP/Aerial Rescue
    April 22, 2023 Spanish Education Workshop - EHAP/Aerial Rescue
    April 12, 2023 ISA TRAQ Full Course: Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
    March 31, 2023 EVENT CANCELLED - GAA Happy Hour & Education: Utility & Commercial Arboriculture - Working Together
    February 24, 2023 INDUSTRY EVENT: University of Georgia Horticulture - Pruning Workshop
    November 15, 2022 Tree Root Bridges: When They Are Needed, How Do They work, And How To Build Them
    October 24, 2022 ISA Certified Arborist® Exam Prep Course
    October 14, 2022 Arborist Training - Intermediate Climbing & Rigging Techniques
    September 25, 2022 Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) 2022
    August 18, 2022 Summer Workshop- Advanced Arboriculture Practices: From the Ground Up
    August 09, 2022 South Carolina ALB Meeting
    August 08, 2022 Trees Atlanta Speaker Series: Now is the Time for Trees
    April 27, 2022 ISA Certified Arborist® Exam Prep Course
    December 08, 2020 2020 Winter Workshop and Awards Webinar
    December 12, 2019 2019 Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon
    March 07, 2019 Aerial Rescue Training for Arborists (Multiple Sessions)
    February 22, 2019 UGA Extension Gwinnett: Category 24 Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Applicator Training
    December 13, 2018 2018 Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon
    October 23, 2018 Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council Annual Conference
    October 19, 2018 Chipper Operator Safety Workshop
    March 02, 2018 Chipper Operator Safety Workshop
    February 23, 2018 UGA Extension Gwinnett: Category 24 Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Applicator Training
    December 14, 2017 Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon
    October 30, 2017 Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council Annual Conference
    October 16, 2017 ISA TRAQ Training in Statesboro, GA
    October 06, 2017 Vermeer SE Presents Arborist Training Seminar
    September 25, 2017 Successful Approaches to Recycling Urban Wood Waste for Municipalities
    September 08, 2017 UGA Extension Gwinnett: Georgia Pesticide Applicator Workshop
    August 24, 2017 Keeping wood waste local: It’s good for the bottom line
    June 29, 2017 (POSTPONED)Farming with Trees and Wood, an Urban Wood Use Networking Event
    June 17, 2017 TreeStuff Party
    May 31, 2017 Tree Climber Social, "Urban Wood Reuse Equipment Demo"
    March 22, 2017 Tree Climber Social, "Small Wood Lot Management"
    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 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
    February 20, 2016 The 18th Annual GAA Tree Climbing Competition
    February 18, 2016 Woodbine Tree Care Seminar
    December 17, 2015 GAA Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon
    August 19, 2015 GAA Summer Symposium
    July 14, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    May 12, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    April 22, 2015 Tree Care Seminar
    March 18, 2015 ISA Symposium: The Costs of Not Maintaining Trees
    March 10, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    March 05, 2015 GFC: Emerald Ash Borer Regulations
    February 21, 2015 The 17th Annual GAA Tree Climbing Competition
    January 28, 2015 ISA TRAQ Training
    January 13, 2015 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    December 16, 2014 GAA Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon
    November 13, 2014 TCIA Expo 2014
    November 11, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training and General Membership/Elections Meeting
    October 22, 2014 2014 GUFC Annual Conference and Awards Program
    October 16, 2014 UGA Extension: Green Industry Update
    October 14, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Specially Called Membership Meeting
    September 09, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    September 08, 2014 GAA Crane Safety Workshop
    August 21, 2014 GAA / UGA Summer Training Symposium
    August 09, 2014 Hemlock Help Clinic and Training Workshop
    August 06, 2014 Fruit and Nut Tree Panel Discussion
    August 02, 2014 Hemlock Help Clinic and Training Workshop
    July 26, 2014 Hemlock Help Clinic and Training Workshop
    July 19, 2014 Hemlock Help Clinic and Training Workshop
    July 08, 2014 GAA Bi-monthly Training & General Membership Meeting
    June 25, 2014 GUFC Presents: Creating Urban Orchards - A Workshop
    June 24, 2014 GUFC Tree Care Workshop
    June 21, 2014 Hemlock Help Clinic and Training Workshop
    May 27, 2014 "Problems in the Landscape"
    May 22, 2014 NATS Aerial Rescue Technician Qualification Course
    May 20, 2014 UGA/Cobb County Extension: Green Industry Update
    May 14, 2014 GUFC Second Quarterly Program
    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 The 16th Annual 2013 GAA TCC Competitor Registration
    March 02, 2013 The 16th Annual 2013 GAA Tree Climbing Championship
    March 02, 2013 The 16th Annual 2013 GAA TCC Judge / Volunteer Registration
    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 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 21, 2012 Vermeer SE Presents N.A.T.S. Arborist Training Seminar
    September 11, 2012 GAA Bi-Monthly Training...Dr. Coder...Fall Leaf Color and Biology
    September 05, 2012 Warnell Continuing Education Course with Arborist and Forester credits
    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
    May 17, 2012 GUFC All Things Live Oak Workshop and Tour May 17 in Savannah
    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
    March 13, 2012 Gwinnett Extension.....Green Industry Update
    March 06, 2012 Certified Treecare Safety Professional
    February 25, 2012 The 15th Annual 2012 GAA Tree Climbing Championship / Sponsorship
    February 25, 2012 The 15th Annual 2012 GAA TCC Competitor WAIT LIST
    February 25, 2012 The 16th Annual 2013 GAA TCC Competitor Registration
    February 25, 2012 The 15th Annual 2012 GAA TCC Judge / Volunteer Registration
    February 17, 2012 GUFC TREES AND HEALTH: GETTING KIDS OUTDOORS
    February 08, 2012 UGA Arborist Safety Training featuring NATS
    January 12, 2012 UGA Arborist Safety Training featuring NATS
    December 07, 2011 GAA FALL Workshop...Professional Arborists Industry Update
    December 01, 2011 UGA Arborist Safety Training featuring NATS
    November 18, 2011 Save-A-Heart........CPR & First Aid Certification
    November 18, 2011 NATS Presents Emergency Response & Climbing Aerial Resc.
    November 08, 2011 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting ............Dan Bauer...Residual Effects of Drought on Trees
    October 13, 2011 Gwinnett Extension Green Industry Update
    September 27, 2011 GREEN INDUSTRY UPDATE
    September 23, 2011 Vermeer SE Presents N.A.T.S. Arborist Training Seminar
    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 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting ............ Dr. Kim Coder: Storms & Wind Tree Loads
    June 29, 2011 North Georgia Turfgrass Field Day
    June 28, 2011 GUFC Tree Health in Retail Areas
    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 Competitor - GAA 2011 Tree Climbing Championship
    January 29, 2011 The 14th Annual GAA 2011 Tree Climbing Championship
    January 15, 2011 Rope Splicing Class by North American Training Solutions
    November 16, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    October 27, 2010 Pesticide Applicator Training
    September 28, 2010 Green Industry Update - Cobb Co. Water Lab
    September 18, 2010 NATS Presents: Rope Splicing Class
    September 14, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    September 08, 2010 Emerging Issues in Tree and Forest Health: Diagnosis and Treatment
    July 13, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    May 22, 2010 Trees Atlanta 2010 City in the Arboretum Conference: Bringing the Arboretum Home
    May 18, 2010 Green Industry Update - Cobb Co. Water Lab
    May 11, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting @ THE TUCKER RECREATION CENTER
    March 16, 2010 Category 24 Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Applicator Training
    March 09, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting "Tree Injection Systems"
    March 09, 2010 Basics of Tree Biology and Care Rob Swanson
    March 01, 2010 NATS Presents: Arboriculture in the Blue Ridge Mountains
    February 26, 2010 Landscape Update for Central Georgia – Perry
    February 26, 2010 Turf and Landscape Updates of Central Georgia
    February 23, 2010 Annual Arbor Symposium-SEATS ARE FULL
    February 19, 2010 Basic Tree Care Workshop in Dalton with Kris Thomas
    February 19, 2010 Save-A-Heart........CPR & First Aid Certification
    February 19, 2010 Emergency Response & Climbing Aerial Resc.
    February 18, 2010 "New Tree Planting Systems" with Dr. Kim Coder
    February 18, 2010 Com. Pesticide Applicator Recert Workshop
    February 16, 2010 Southern Green - Albany, GA
    January 26, 2010 GREEN INDUSTRY UPDATE
    January 16, 2010 NATS "Chainsaw Safety & Technical Falling Seminar" early registration discount
    January 15, 2010 Turf and Landscape Updates of Central Georgia
    January 15, 2010 NATS "Chainsaw Safety & Technical Falling Seminar" early registration discount
    January 12, 2010 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting "Diagnostic Techniques for Arborist"
    October 16, 2009 GAA Fall Workshop - Dr. Kim Coder - Lightning Systems
    September 28, 2009 GREEN INDUSTRY UPDATE
    March 23, 2009 NATS Training Programs Offered in Georgia
    March 21, 2009 Risk Assessment for Urban Trees
    March 19, 2009 ISA-Certified Arborist Test Prep Course (Live Lecture)
    March 10, 2009 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    March 07, 2009 Diagnosing Tree Problems
    February 27, 2009 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Clinic
    February 21, 2009 Tree Pest Management
    February 11, 2009 GUFC ADVANCED FUNDAMENTALS OF TREE APPRAISAL WORKSHOP
    February 07, 2009 Urban Tree Care
    February 05, 2009 Arborist’s Certification Review
    February 04, 2009 GAA Exhibit @ Howard Brothers Pro Day.....
    January 24, 2009 Urban Tree Planting and Selection
    January 24, 2009 Certificate in Professional Tree Care Courses
    November 13, 2008 TCIA Expo Milwaukee 2008
    November 11, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    October 29, 2008 18TH ANNUAL GUFC CONFERENCE & AWARDS PROGRAM
    October 01, 2008 Development of Autumn Leaf Color in North Georgia
    September 27, 2008 Vermeer-Arborist Training Seminar
    September 25, 2008 Green Industry Update
    September 25, 2008 Vermeer-Arborist Training Seminar
    September 25, 2008 The 7th Annual Tree Climbers Rendezvous
    September 23, 2008 Green Industry Update
    September 20, 2008 Certified Arborist Recertification Course
    September 18, 2008 ISA-Certified Arborist Test Prep Course
    September 09, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    September 08, 2008 PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING AND EXAM
    August 14, 2008 Arborist Recertification Workshop
    August 08, 2008 I.S.A. Certification Review and Exam
    August 07, 2008 GUFC 3rd Quarterly Program
    July 19, 2008 Certified Arborist Recertification Course
    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 11, 2008 ISA Certified Arborist Training-REGISTRATION IS FULL.
    April 11, 2008 Vermeer-Arborist Training Seminar
    April 04, 2008 ISA Certified Arborist Training-REGISTRATION IS FULL.
    March 28, 2008 ISA Certified Arborist Training-REGISTRATION IS FULL.
    March 20, 2008 ISA-Certified Arborist Test Prep Course
    March 15, 2008 ISA Southern Chapter 66th Annual Conference & Trade Show
    March 11, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting
    March 02, 2008 2008 Annual GVMA Meeting
    March 01, 2008 ISA-Certified Arborist Recertification Course NEW!
    February 27, 2008 GUFC Basic Tree Care Workshop
    February 23, 2008 Georgia Pesticide License Test Prep Course NEW!
    February 22, 2008 ISA Certified Arborist Training
    February 20, 2008 GUFC Basic Tree Care Workshop
    February 14, 2008 Save-A-Heart........CPR & First Aid Certification Class
    February 14, 2008 GUFC Basic Tree Care Workshop
    February 13, 2008 GUFC Basic Tree Care Workshop
    February 09, 2008 Turf & Ornamental Category 24 Pesticide License Recertification Course NEW!
    January 08, 2008 GAA Bi-Monthly Training Meeting

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