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    Coastal Arborist Events

      • January 11, 2022
      • February 01, 2022
      • 7 sessions
      • Zoom Webinar: Registration Required https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XPYYcL0GTIiXTlohNToh6g
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      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 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, January 11, 2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

      Thu, January 13, 2022  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

      Tue, January 18, 2022  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

      Thu, January 20, 2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

      Tue, January 25, 2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM EDT

      Thu, January 27, 2022  9:00 AM - 11:00 PM EDT

      Tue, February 1, 2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 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.

      Download application: Download Here
      Email info@georgiaarborist.org to submit scholarship document and/or questions.

      ISA CEUs: 15       

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

      • February 14, 2022
      • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Zoom Webinar: Additional Registration Steps Required. Zoom registration link to be provided upon GAA Event Registration
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      GAA Training

      The 411 on Wood Decay in Living Trees

      Presented by:  

      Andrew Loyd

      About: Andrew Loyd is a leader in research and technical support in the areas of plant pathology and mycology. He is currently a Plant Pathology researcher with the Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory in Charlotte, NC. He is a wealth of knowledge with a PhD in Forest Resources and Conservation, a Master's in Science of Plant Pathology, and obtained his Bachelor's degree in Plant and Soil Systems.

      In this session, Andrew will be covering decay fungi in living trees and how it relates to understanding tree risk. The audience will gain information on fungal identification, decay mechanism, and best practices for managing risk in urban trees. 

      Location: Zoom Webinar: Additional Registration Steps Required.  Zoom registration link to be provided upon GAA Event Registration (7, 3, and 1 days in advance of event)

      Time: 6:15-7:30pm

      Agenda:

      6:15-6:30: Introduction

      6:30-7:30: Training Session

      Cost: Free to all CAA and GAA members and business supporters. $20 for all others.

      ISA CEUs: 1       

      Questions?

      Please email us info@georgiaarborist.org

      • April 11, 2022
      • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
      • IN PERSON - Legacy Park: 500 S Columbia Dr, Decatur, GA, USA
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      GAA Training

      Soil Fracturing & Organic Treatments

      Presented by:  

      TBD

      More Information coming soon!

      Location: IN PERSON - Legacy Park: 500 S Columbia Dr, Decatur, GA, USA

      Time: 6:15-7:30pm

      Cost: Free to all CAA and GAA members and business supporters. $20 for all others.

      ISA CEUs: 1       

      Questions?

      Please email us info@georgiaarborist.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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