A resource for tree care professionals and the public to protect and care for Georgia's trees.
Seeking arborist certification?
Need a refresher course?
The Georgia Urban Forest Council will present a two-day Arborist Certification Review Course taught by Certified Arborists Gretchen Musser and Rob Swanson. Gretchen and Rob will help attendees prepare for the exam with lectures and hands-on demonstrations covering Tree Biology, Tree Identi-fication, 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 and Working in Trees.
REGISTRATION FEE: $100 GUFC members; $115 non-members (lunch and refreshments provided on both days).
STUDY GUIDE: Attendees should read through the ISA Arborist Certification Study Guide (not included, available at www.isa-arbor.org and www.amazon.com) to prepare for the review and the exam. An ISA Certified Arborist exam will be scheduled approximately one month after the review course for those who want to take it. Attendees will be responsible for completing their own application for the exam.
SCHOLARSHIPS:The Georgia Forestry Commission is offering scholarships to cover the cost of registration for tree board members and tree care workers employed by a city, county, school or university who are not ISA-Certified Arborists. Download scholarship form here. A scholarship application must be approved by the Georgia Forestry Commission before you register for the class.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: 13 ISA CEU hours will be available for certified arborists taking the class as a refresher course.
Questions? Call Mary Lynne Beckley at 470-210-5900 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Address: GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516, Decatur GA 30031