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Public Review of NJ Licensing Act Requested

ISA has reviewed the proposed licensing rules to be included with the act and has identified some questions and concerns regarding the licensing requirements. We encourage our members and ISA Certified Arborists™, especially those in New Jersey and surrounding states, to review the information provided and submit comments by the deadline of August 26, 2016. Read the full announcement for details.

July Arboriculture & Urban Forestry Online

Find out how to submit a presentation for the 2017 ISA Annual International Conference in Washington D.C.

Statement Regarding Request for Approval of the IMP

ISA is pleased to allow use in ISA TCCs of the IMP in all but one configuration indicated in the User Instructions. Use of the Rope Retrieval configuration will not be permitted in ISA TCCs due to the extreme nature of the competition environment. Please read the entire statement from ISA.

Congratulations 2016 ETCC Champions

Congratulations to 2016 ETCC Champions Peter Vergote of Belgium and Josephine Hedger of the UK. See all the results and a list of event winners online now.

Still Time to Register and Save

Preregister for the ISA Annual International Conference and Trade to save time and money on site. Deadline for preregistration is 22 July.

Black Diamond Recalls Climbing Ascenders Due to Fall Hazard

The Index Ascenders’ rivet holding the toothed cam can release, allowing the Ascender to slide on the rope or become detached from the rope, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.

Volunteer now for the 2016 NATCC

Sign up by 19 August to volunteer at the at the NATCC in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Information regarding possible cracks on Petzl ASAP LOCK

During routine equipment inspections one customer detected cracks on the stainless steel arms on three ASAP LOCK. These three defective products will be returned to Petzl for analysis.

2016 APTCC Volunteers

Volunteers can already sign up for the 2016 APTCC in Hong Kong. Sign-up online today.

Public Review – ANSI Z133-2012 Updated Proposed Revisions

Updated proposed revisions to ANSI Z133-2012 by the Accredited Standards Committee Z133 are available for public review 24 June through 8 August 2016. Submit comments in writing to Tricia Duzan (tduzan@isa-arbor.com) with a complete explanation of concerns and alternative language, if applicable.
Upcoming Events

July 22, 2016 - July 24, 2016

Austrian TCC

July 24, 2016 - July 30, 2016

Arboriculture for Students

July 25, 2016 - July 27, 2016

ArborMaster Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practices

July 25, 2016 - July 27, 2016

Tree Risk Assessment Qualification - Burlingame, CA

July 25, 2016 - July 27, 2016

Tree Risk Assessment Qualification - Saint Paul, MN

July 25, 2016

Documenting Evidence Practical Guidance for Arborists

July 26, 2016

Advanced Tree Risk Assessment: Principles and Practice

July 28, 2016 - July 29, 2016

ArborMaster Tree Felling, Chain Saw Safety & Handling

July 28, 2016

Developing Field Assessment Skills for Common PNW Tree Diseases

July 29, 2016 - August 6, 2016

Certified Arborist Test Prep Course

July 29, 2016

Developing Field Assessment Skills for Common PNW Tree Diseases

August 13, 2016 - August 17, 2016

ISA Annual International Conference & Trade Show

October 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016

2016 North American Tree Climbing Championhip

November 26, 2016 - November 27, 2016

2016 Asia-Pacific Tree Climbing Championship

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