Publications

ISA Today - January 2020

Team Member Introductions

Jan 15, 2020

ISA is introducing new staff members who have joined the team to work on behalf of members and credential holders. In this issue of ISA Today, please meet T.J. Cornay, the director of event services, and Alice Bagley, the director of marketing and communication services.

ISA No Longer Selling CD-ROM Version of Introduction to Arboriculture Course

Jan 15, 2020

ISA is no longer selling the Introduction to Arboriculture CD-ROMs due to increased customer service issues with the CD-ROM Flash Player technology.

 

The 2020 ISA Product Catalog will be Available Soon

Jan 15, 2020

Whether you are studying for ISA credentials, seeking CEUs or building your arboricultural knowledge, the 2020 ISA Catalog is your source for professional books, DVDs and online courses. The digital version of the catalog will be available for download on the ISA website soon.

AREA Student Travel Grant

Jan 15, 2020

The Arboriculture Research and Education Academy (AREA) is offering competitive travel grants for students interested in attending and presenting their research at the 2020 ISA Annual International Conference and Tradeshow in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

Correction for the December Issue of Arborist News

Jan 15, 2020

An important update has been made in the December issue of Arborist News correcting errors found in the article “The Campus Forest: A Special Place Within the Urban Forest.” The changes affect page 24 regarding the cited study by Schmitt-Harsh (2019). Please refer to the online version of this issue for the most accurate information.

Update your Contact Information and Preferences

Jan 15, 2020

Be sure to stay up to date on ISA news by updating your contact information and preferences. To update your contact information please follow the instructions below:

Thanks for a Successful ISA Tree Climbing Championship Year

Jan 15, 2020

Tree climbing competitions (TCC) are a staple of the tree care industry, and, just as tree climbing techniques and equipment have advanced over the years, so have the competitions. Today, competitions not only provide educational opportunities for arborists, they also encourage the use of industry safety standards and best practices, create an environment that allows educational interactions between tree care industry professionals, educate the public about the industry and create positive public exposure for the profession.

American Forests Seeks Information for Tree Equity Initiative

Jan 15, 2020

American Forests, a national conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring threatened ecosystems, promoting and expanding urban forests and increasing understanding of the importance of forests, is asking individuals in the tree-care industry to participate in a survey that will provide data for its Tree Equity: Career Pathways Initiative.

SUFC’s 15th Annual Meeting set for March

Jan 15, 2020

On 4 March 2020 the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) will host its 15th Annual Meeting at The University of Virginia Darden Center in Arlington, Virginia. A reception will follow at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington D.C. To register for the SUFC 15th Annual Meeting please visit their website.

OSHA Tree Care Operations SBREFA Panel

Jan 15, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is working to create a tree care standard and will be soliciting for Small Employer Representatives (SERs) to participate in conference calls.

TREE Fund Update

Jan 15, 2020

Read the January 2020 issue of TREE Press for leading thoughts from the TREE Fund President and CEO Russell King, the volunteer spotlight about Steve Geist, a TREE Fund trustee, and an article about measuring the DBH (diameter at breast height) of a multi-stemmed tree. Additionally, find info about grant applications, upcoming webinars and more.

January Issue of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry Available Online

Jan 15, 2020

Read the latest issue of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry magazine. Featured in this issue: Incidence of Internal Decay in American Elms (Ulmus americana) Under Regular Fungicide Injection to Manage Dutch Elm Disease, Evaluating Urban Canopy Cover Before and After Housing Redevelopment in Falls Church, Virginia, U.S., Street Tree Diversity in Massachusetts, U.S., and more.